Borders

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A soulless piece of meat

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Former Employee - Bookseller in Bolingbrook, IL
Former Employee - Bookseller in Bolingbrook, IL

I worked at Borders full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Fun to work around books.

Cons

Management by humiliation
Smokers allowed more breaks than non-smokers
After 1 year of great service I was given a 00.17 raise
Employees expected to prepare special events off the clock

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Going on the "warpath" is not inspiring --

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    My experience was bittersweet

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Hato Rey, PR
    Former Employee - Cashier in Hato Rey, PR

    I worked at Borders part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I could have one on one experience with the costumer. Good discounts

    Cons

    I spent a couple of days working 9 consecutive hours with no one to relieve me.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    goodbye borders

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Borders part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    worked with some really nice people.

    Cons

    company let employees think their particular store wasn't going to close. most employees heard about closings from the news before the company .

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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