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Half Price Books Vacation & Paid Time Off

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  • Jan 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Bookseller in Cincinnati, Ohio

    Vacation hours cut back and difficult to redeem.

  • Jul 23, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Book Seller in Cincinnati, Ohio

    When I started you were given 12 paid "holidays" to take off in addition to the vacation time accrued. A few years ago this was cut back to 7, with the district manager telling the employees that "You'll NEVER use all your paid time off!" Huh??? These "holidays" were a wonderful benefit that were one of the perks of the low wage.

  • Sep 20, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bookseller in Columbus, Ohio

    Vacation and paid time off starts at two weeks per year, and increases with every year you are employed.

  • Aug 23, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bookseller in Cincinnati, Ohio

    You get 12 days in the first year, and a day every year after that.

  • Aug 11, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Shift Leader in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    This benefit used to be great but they have nearly cut it in half.

  • Jan 30, 2016
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Seattle, Washington State

    Standard sick and vacation time accrual. Asking for it and getting it can be tough busy weeks, but that's everywhere.

  • Jun 27, 2015
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Dallas, Texas

    It's almost impossible to run out of sick/vacation time

  • Sep 17, 2014
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Bookseller in Saint Paul, Minnesota

    After 6 months employees get a sick day, a holiday, and a vacation day each month as well as a day for their birthday. That is 37 days of PTO per year after 6 months.

  • Aug 29, 2014
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Bookseller in Fort Worth, Texas

    I've taken 3 weeks off this year, and I still have about 100 hours of vacation time. No complaints there.

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