Follett Reviews

Updated Jul 11, 2020

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3.2
50%
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47%
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Follett President and CEO Patrick Connolly
Patrick Connolly
91 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Low pay and sometimes had you do things above your pay level that the manager didn't want to do(in 94 reviews)

  • "Lack of communication from upper management(in 66 reviews)

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  1. "seasonal pt job"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Temp Associate 

    I worked at Follett part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    on-campus, work with other students, minimum wage pay, former associates are easy to be hired again

    Cons

    temporal part-time job available mainly in the beginning and the end of each semester

  2. "Good for Student"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Lincoln, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Follett part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule around classes and events.

    Cons

    I do not have any cons.

  3. "Great for students"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Team Lead 

    I worked at Follett part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great experience, great work environment

    Cons

    Minimum wage, no raises, hours can drop significantly during the semester due to less customers

  4. "Part time work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Blacksburg, VA

    I worked at Follett part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The management is nice Managers are friendly and make you feel welcome and are very approachable

    Cons

    low salary, few to no benefits

  5. "Sales Associate at Follett"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Follett part-time

    Pros

    easy, adjustable schedule, great for full time students

    Cons

    menial tasks, only opening and closing shifts

  6. "Productive Work Environment"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Team Member 

    I worked at Follett part-time

    Pros

    Great team, easy to work with manager, valuable training

    Cons

    The pay is minimum wage

  7. "Inventory"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - GM Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Follett part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Gain customer service skills that can be used anywhere

    Cons

    The hours are horrible especially of you are part time working full time hours. you do not get the same benefits as a full time employee.

  8. "GREAT EXPERIENCE"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Floor Team Member 

    I worked at Follett part-time

    Pros

    Great, Awesome, well organized and great environment

    Cons

    There is not cons in the jobs, everything is presented bare and you decide whether to accept or reject

  9. "Wonderful working environment"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Cashier/Barista in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Follett part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible schedule Helpful managers Good working atmosphere

    Cons

    Min wage No night shifts Less hours in summer

  10. "Bookstore Work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Salesman in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends

    I worked at Follett part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Nice manager. The job is not complicated.

    Cons

    There were no cons besides getting low pay. But it was justified for the job.

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