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MBS Textbook Exchange Reviews

Updated January 23, 2017
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Pros
  • A lot of great people to work with, free work out (in 4 reviews)

  • None-not even profit share or health insurance (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management doesn't believe in keeping the employee morale up (in 11 reviews)

  • nazi like management, low pay, no chain of command, high turnover, old equipment that is very hazardous, poor ventilation (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Working for MBS IT department"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Intern in Columbia, MO
    Former Employee - IT Intern in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MBS Textbook Exchange (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment, Strong leadership, Very informative work analysis

    Cons

    Can't really think of any cons at the moment


  2. "Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Even as a part time intern, get paid holiday time off
    nice co-workers, laid back, no dress code, make own schedule, learn a lot valuable skills, nice work cultural

    Cons

    sometimes not enough work to do, can get boring


  3. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Columbia, MO
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Columbia, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling arrangement. Job is not difficult.

    Cons

    Routine-based and can get tedious, tiresome


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  5. "Terrible Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Copywriter in Columbia, MO
    Former Employee - Copywriter in Columbia, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MBS Textbook Exchange (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Can't think of any. Seriously. And I'm trying!

    Cons

    Poor communication between management and employees. Poor working conditions.

    Advice to Management

    Clearly communicate what you need your employees to do.


  6. "Not bad, not great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boonville, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boonville, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MBS Textbook Exchange full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A lot of great people to work with, free work out!, the work is easy to do, benefits are pretty good

    Cons

    The not so great people, overwhelming heat in the warehouse, filthy beyond belief, communication is nonexistent between every department & within departments, far too much stress, pay is mediocre

    Advice to Management

    Separate temperature control between office and warehouse. Watch more of what happens with favorites of supervisors, maintain equipment better,


  7. "wow"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MBS Textbook Exchange full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    steady work indoors some people are fairly human

    Cons

    nazi like management, low pay, no chain of command, high turnover, old equipment that is very hazardous, poor ventilation.


  8. "It's okay more for college students."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MBS Textbook Exchange full-time

    Pros

    The hours are good, get to see people, get to watch TV in breakroom.

    Cons

    Favoritism, wish they had more healthy food options, difficult to move up in company, management does nothing to solve problems, negativity, not valuing employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good Place to start out"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Get People to work with, it feels like a family Benfits are good

    Cons

    Pay is low and no budget for IT


  10. "Returns clerk"

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    Former Employee - Missouri in Columbia, MO
    Former Employee - Missouri in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The staff is great, if I would have stayed in Missouri I would still be working for MBS. It was a great group of people and I still stay in touch with them.

    Cons

    The pay could be better, but for the area it was good.


  11. "Account manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Management allows you to do your own thing

    Cons

    Low pay for the amount of work



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