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Low pay and out of business but I loved that job

Borders Books (Former Employee) Grand Junction, CO

ProsIt was one of the best jobs I've ever had. I loved the staff and management. It was fun working with the kids and around all the books.

ConsThey went out of business and the low pay.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey were great. I have no advice for them.

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

     

    Went steadily downhill during my two years.

    Bookseller (Former Employee) Boston, MA

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


    Pros: - I enjoyed working with my fellow booksellers - I loved working around books and getting to… Cons: - The corporate offices lost sight of what made this chain unique when it attempted to clone Barnes and Noble within its walls -… More
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    Great company, too bad it is gone

    Senior Programmer Analyst (Former Employee) Ann Arbor, MI

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


    Pros: Lots of great, smart, well read people Cons: Over priced store real estate and a hyper competitive market. 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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