Borders
2.9 of 5 431 reviews
www.bordersgroupinc.com Ann Arbor, MI 5000+ Employees

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Great Place to Dedicate Working Life

Category Buyer (Former Employee)
Ann Arbor, MI

ProsOpportunity for advancement, culture, personal life balance, ability to integrate personal strengths into work description.

ConsThe company is no longer in business.

Advice to Senior ManagementNear the end..listen to the people along the front lines and on the retail floor to provide solutions to failing categories. They are most connected to the primary market...the consumer.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Book Seller (Former Employee)
    Woodbridge, VA

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


    Pros: friendly, good hours, good environment. Cons: the pay, rude people sometimes Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Overly corporate - the environment can be alright, but the undertones are always that you could be selling more.

    Paperchase Supervisor (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

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


    Pros: My managers were all decent, and when you worked in Paperchase you had a fair amount of freedom. The work was… Cons: The tracking numbers for selling borders rewards cards were stressful to both employees and customers (who didn't want the cards and disliked being asked to… Advice to Senior Management: Value your employees as people more. People do better work when they are supported and feel like the company values them. There is very little… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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