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not too bad, not too great either

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Former Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Chicago, IL

I worked at Borders part-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Being surrounded by books is always nice!

Cons

Hours and pay are not great!

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  1. Low Salary for its Work Expectations

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    Former Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Borders part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The atmosphere, working around books and coffee, was great. The customers weren't as terrible as the usual retail crowd. Also, the free book rentals was a nice perk!

    Cons

    The hours were long, and every employee had an oversized list of responsibilities in exchange for a very meager salary with no vacation or sick leave. The better an employee was at the job, the less time off he or she would have. If a good employee requested off, Borders was more likely to reject it in order to keep the store running properly at all time (rather than simply hiring more competent workers).

  2. Amazing

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    Current Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Bookseller/Barista in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Borders part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great employees, great training, great management, great product.

    Cons

    Strange hours, not a great discount

    Advice to Management

    N/a

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