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"Great Place to Dedicate Working Life"

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Former Employee - Category Buyer in Ann Arbor, MI
Former Employee - Category Buyer in Ann Arbor, MI
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Borders full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Opportunity for advancement, culture, personal life balance, ability to integrate personal strengths into work description.

Cons

The company is no longer in business.

Advice to Management

Near the end..listen to the people along the front lines and on the retail floor to provide solutions to failing categories. They are most connected to the primary market...the consumer.

Other Employee Reviews for Borders

  1. "Great work environment. Diverse, collaborative, and edgy"

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    Former Employee - Training Manager in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Training Manager in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Borders full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diversity, Autonomy, Work-life balance, smart co-workers, collaborative.

    Borders has a great rep for acceptance of all people, regardless of age, gender, race, or lifestyle preferences. Indy atmosphere. Aggressive and autonomous work environment.

    Cons

    Biggest con is that they are out of business! On a corporate and store level the comp was below average. Directionally, Borders went the wrong path and did not fully embrace new technologies which consequently led to the downfall of the company.


  2. "Closed for good"

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    Current Employee - Bookseller in Monroeville, PA
    Current Employee - Bookseller in Monroeville, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Borders part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Because the company was closing, I was able to have a lot of flexibility with my schedule and my hours.

    Cons

    It is a good thing that Borders closed it's doors for good. The company was falling apart from the executives down to the management.

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