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"Small store, chill manager, awesome co-workers."

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Current Employee - Bookseller in Auburn, NY
Current Employee - Bookseller in Auburn, NY
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Great first job to learn customer service skills both in store and over the phone, 20% discount on textbooks, flexible (but plenty) hours.

Cons

The small space in our store made organizing books a bit difficult, and the store can't really handle more than fifteen-twenty people in our shelf aisles.

Other Employee Reviews for Barnes & Noble College Bookstores

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A wonderful way to be near the things I love (books) and serve people with a smile!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trade Book Supervisor in Lubbock, TX
    Current Employee - Trade Book Supervisor in Lubbock, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Getting to be surrounded by all the books; meeting so many new faces every week; the opportunity to grow in my career; how the whole company is very focused on being oriented to customer service.

    Cons

    All the crazy paperwork; student worker turnover rate is crazy (but understandable); having to train new people every 3-6 months; not getting discounts at the other SUB eateries.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Very efficient and deliver quality service"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bookseller in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Bookseller in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble College Bookstores part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely knowledgeable customer service
    Textbook discounts for student who work there
    Excellent management
    Very good employee community
    There is no set schedule for work

    Cons

    You start out at minimum wage
    Summer can be really slow so if there is nothing for you to do there is the possibility of being sent home and not getting paid for the full time you were supposed to work

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

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