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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 know our product better
- In small pockets I was able to achieve some sense of responsibility

Cons- The corporate offices lost sight of what made this chain unique when it attempted to clone Barnes and Noble within its walls
- Store management felt it necessary to do exactly what was asked by the removed corporate offices, making work life rather uncomfortable for the employees

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Wonderful career to have with them

General Manager (Current Employee)
Las Vegas, NV

I have been working at Borders full-time for more than 10 years

Pros: Advancement was always possible there Cons: Poor leadership Unreal goals poor managment Advice to Senior Management: Listen to your employees 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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I worked at Borders

Pros: great discount, got to check out books for two weeks… Cons: poor management, company not well structured, going out of business More

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