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"Great company and coworkers, but management issues divide the store."

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Current Employee - Head Cashier in Princeton, NJ
Current Employee - Head Cashier in Princeton, NJ
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Barnes & Noble full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Good discount, good benefits for full time employees, great environment to work in

Cons

Little to no opportunities to move up in company, they rarely promote from within.

Advice to Management

Strive to fill management positions with employees from your store.

Other Employee Reviews for Barnes & Noble

  1. "Decent part time job"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pleasant, knowledgeable, friendly and upbeat managers, treat employees with respect. Diverse group of employees. Medical benefits available to full time employees

    Cons

    Minimum wage whether full or part-time employee. Career advancement opportunities limited. Can be long hours on your feet. Sometimes under staffed so customers get irritated with having to wait for assistance.


  2. "Big company with great people and bookish culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barnes & Noble full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Too many layers of middle management. Company is no longer growing and over invested in NOOK resulting in micromanaging instead of meaningful innovative change

    Advice to Management

    Bring in meaningful change to the business. Invest in retail innovation.

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