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A soulless piece of meat

Bookseller (Former Employee) Bolingbrook, IL

ProsFun to work around books.

ConsManagement 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 Senior ManagementGoing on the "warpath" is not inspiring --

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    My experience was bittersweet

    Cashier (Former Employee) Hato Rey, PR

    I worked at Borders part-time for more than a year

    Pros: I could have one on one experience with the costumer.… Cons: I spent a couple of days working 9 consecutive hours… 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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    Interesting and Fun Team

    Manager (Former Employee) Coconut Grove, FL

    I worked at Borders full-time for more than a year

    Pros: People, free books and music, corporate learning, nice customers Cons: salary, bad schedules and hours, working on holidays Advice to Senior Management: This company no longer exists 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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