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  1. Great Work For Students

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    Former Employee - Textbook Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Textbook Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY

    I worked at Kennedy Book Store part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Great co-wokers. All jobs are pretty easy except during book rush season. Some managers are cool but some are jerks.

    Cons

    Some managers can be jerks. The textbook department can be crappy but all the other jobs are super easy.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be so stern.

  2. If you work in textbooks you'll be busy and the beginning and end of each semester and bored in between

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    Current Employee - Textbook Monk in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Textbook Monk in Lexington-Fayette, KY

    I have been working at Kennedy Book Store part-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, very flexible for scheduling around your classes

    Cons

    It can get very boring and sometimes there's drama between employees

    Advice to Management

    Don't hire people who cannot handle alphabetical order

  3. Carol is great, textbook managers are not

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    Former Employee - Textbook Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Former Employee - Textbook Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY

    I worked at Kennedy Book Store part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great coworkers, great owner, great location

    Cons

    Fred was the only textbook manager who respected the employees

    Advice to Management

    Seek feedback from employees

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  5. Kennedy Bookstore Review

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    Current Employee - Textbook Department Associate in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Textbook Department Associate in Lexington, KY

    I have been working at Kennedy Book Store

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Management is extremely flexible with your work hours. The type of work done is not all that demanding.

    Cons

    They pay is minimum wage. Some managers have very poor attitudes toward the associates. Sometimes the job can be boring.

    Advice to Management

    The manager in charge has great leadership abilities and is very effective at her job. Some of the middle management needs to do a better job at treating others with respect.

  6. It was ok

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    Current Employee - Bookseller
    Current Employee - Bookseller

    I have been working at Kennedy Book Store

    Pros

    Being around books and the people who are actual readers, Your co workers who tend to be fairly interesting is another reason to enjoy working there

    Cons

    The management is pressured to cut hours

    Advice to Management

    invest in your workers. you need them

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