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Barista (Former Employee) Wichita, KS (US)

ProsI very much enjoyed working at my particular B&N in Wichita. Since I was only seasonal, the management made all the difference. They were encouraging and supportive. We looked out for each other. Out of all the places I've worked, working at Barnes and Noble was by far my favorite place to ever work. The management was what made the difference.

ConsSince I was seasonal, I really saw the changes happen when management changed. I didn't get any benefits since I worked under 30 hours: This let me get a better picture of management. When management changed, so did my hours. The managers who hired me or crossed trained me would give me hours, but new managers rarely (if ever) gave me hours.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I loved it

    Cafe Server (Former Employee) Miami, FL (US)

    I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time for less than a year


    Pros: The people were nice and the company had great benefits.… Cons: The hours were cut sometimes and customers were rude, but… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    A great in-between work experience

    Part Time Book Seller (Former Employee) Rochester, NY (US)

    I worked at Barnes & Noble part-time for less than a year


    Pros: Excellent discounts, nice atmosphere (for book lovers), somewhat flexible schedule, and a… Cons: The pay is very average for a retail store, the customer base ranges from very pleasant to confrontational (as to be… Advice to Senior Management: Share more information with the associates so that they don't have to backtrack with customers who… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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