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Barista

Barista (Former Employee) York, PA

ProsMaking coffee was so much fun, and the regulars are amazing!

ConsI was promised a raise and never received one. Barely survived on this income. Borders rewards sign up percentages.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe management expected us to pull the same Borders rewards signup percentages as the cashiers selling books and miscellaneous items. People come to the coffee shop for coffee---not to be hounded about signing up for some card they have to pay for every year.

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    Was a great company at one time

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY

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


    Pros: great people, good coffee and books! Cons: Hired all non-industry people for upper management Advice to Senior Management: Books are not groceries 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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    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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