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New York, NY
1001 to 5000 employees
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Nonprofit Organization
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Working at New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is a free provider of education and information for the people of New York and beyond. With 92 locations—including research and branch libraries—throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, the Library offers free materials ... Read more

Mission: The mission of The New York Public Library is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities.

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    I worked at New York Public Library part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone there is very kind and understanding. It was a great entry-level job!

    Cons

    Management sometimes wasn't as present as they maybe should've been, however, they still were very on it with schedules and payment!

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    Associate Manager Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at New York Public Library (New York, NY) in July 2016.

    Interview

    Basic interview with standard questions ("describe a time when..." or "what's your working style?" etc). Started with HR and then moved onto meeting with supervising managers. Throughout the process, I tried to maintain contact, sending out thank you notes, emailing HR for updates, but they rarely emailed back. The process was neither speedy nor transparent.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you disagreed with a supervisor.
      Do you work best in a team or on your own?   1 Answer
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