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Was a great company at one time

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

I worked at Borders full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

great people, good coffee and books!

Cons

Hired all non-industry people for upper management

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Books are not groceries

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Low pay and out of business but I loved that job

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    Former Employee - Borders Books in Grand Junction, CO
    Former Employee - Borders Books in Grand Junction, CO

    I worked at Borders part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    It 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.

    Cons

    They went out of business and the low pay.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They were great. I have no advice for them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good retail job

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    Former Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Solon, OH
    Former Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Solon, OH

    I worked at Borders part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, lots of interesting and educated customers. New conversation every day. A great environment for bibliophiles. Good job for college kids or retirees.

    Cons

    Too much corporate control of things that could have been handled at a store level. Too slow to adapt to the internet.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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