New York Public Library
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A real chance to make a difference

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsWe connect New Yorkers, from every walk of life, to everything from the latest hot novel to the proper social services office. Every day brings something new, and it's never boring. You work with some of the smartest, most creative, most dynamic people in the city, and have the chance to network with the people who run New York.

ConsEvery branch is short staffed and overworked. It sometimes feels like upper management is more concerned with their media presence and how things look, and less about the actual people on the ground who make the Library run.

Advice to Senior ManagementWe cannot handle any more pilots, programs, or big ideas with the current number of staff in the branches.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at New York Public Library

    Pros: Great hours, love holidays off co workers great Cons: Annoying people shelving books management More
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    Didn't do that much, but it was still satisfying.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at New York Public Library

    Pros: you can read books for free if you don't have… Cons: It can be very boring and the people you have to… Advice to Senior Management: Just keep doing what you're doing. Anything wrong that occurs isn't… More
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