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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)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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 Management

Going on the "warpath" is not inspiring --

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  1. 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)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    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.


  2. Administrative Assistant in Store Operations

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Ann Arbor, MI
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Ann Arbor, MI

    I worked at Borders full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    great employees who were dedicated to their jobs and the company fun atmosphere inclusive promoted diversity

    Cons

    brought in management that did not know the business top heavy in management

    Advice to Management

    NA, company is now defunct


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