New York Public Library
3.0 of 5 59 reviews
www.nypl.org New York, NY 1000 to 5000 Employees

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A fun place to work!

Special Events Assistant (Former Employee)
New York, NY

ProsThe Library has not only a rich and beautiful history, but also has a great community of employees who care about the life and services of the Library and its significance in our City.

ConsIt can also be a small community -- nuff said.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Like being stuck in a bad marriage.

    Branch Staff (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    I have been working at New York Public Library full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: I have a job. Though it's hanging by a thread, the IS… Cons: From cover-boy Marx all the way down to the lowest-level manager; and now, the mass influx of inexperienced, external hires that we have to train… Advice to Senior Management: None! They are beyond help. To the board of directors:… 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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    Got fired Over Gossip

    Senior Page (Former Employee)
    Staten Island, NY

    I worked at New York Public Library part-time for more than a year


    Pros: -some of the coworkers are amazing, and depending who the managing librarian… Cons: -gossip is the biggest problem in the NYPL. along with that if you are a student and working as a page, the library can fire… Advice to Senior Management: give pages the right to have a union rep, and benefits and vacation. We already work for a condescending position the least you can do… 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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