Books-A-Million
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www.booksamillion.com Birmingham, AL 5000+ Employees

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Demanding work with a great atmosphere and low compensation.

Merchandising Specialist (Current Employee)
Indianapolis, IN

ProsFlexible hours, great atmosphere, ability to grow within the company, meeting new people.

ConsLow compensation, sales based, crumbling market.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    R.I.P. Management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Books-A-Million


    Pros: Great customers and a good store atmosphere. Have had a… Cons: Management does very little on a frequent basis. Sitting in the back talking literally full shifts worth of time. They'll sit on phones watching videos… Advice to Senior Management: Management? Act like you care about your employees and company. Being rude and stuck up does NOT improve employees… More
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    Everyday im gone I realise how much I hated working there!

    Magazine Specialist (Former Employee)

    I worked at Books-A-Million part-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Checkout books: fun coworkers, "discounts" for "stuff" Cons: DISCOUNT CARD PROGRAM and MFM....See I capitulized to emphasize. Ya Oh wait Saturday meetings for not making Quotas. Oh and A 25 cent… Advice to Senior Management: Be realistic in your goals or change the name to "Cards a Million" You could get sued for false advertisement and thats bad. It… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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