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Horrible job working with interesting people

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Former Employee - Operations Manager  in  Portland, OR
Former Employee - Operations Manager in Portland, OR

I worked at Borders full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

The only reason to have worked at Borders is for the interesting people that bookstores attract.

Cons

Not only is Borders bankrupt and gone, it was a low paying retail job that slowly stripped employees of benefits on its death spiral.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for Borders

  1.  

    A great beginning, but I really hated the end.

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    Former Employee - General Manager  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Borders full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Wonderful culture, interesting and creative people shopped and worked at these stores.

    Cons

    The company forgot its roots and lost its way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't kill creativity and passion next time...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I enjoyed the job, because of the wonderful experiences it brought my way.

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    Former Employee - Corporate Sales Coordinator  in  Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Corporate Sales Coordinator in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Borders full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    not sure what to say

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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