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Barista; Bookseller (Former Employee)
Nanuet, NY (US)

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

ProsMeet interesting people on the job, get to share your interests, give advice to customers

ConsLong hours on your feet the whole time, not that much down time, a lot of tedious (but necessary) shelving and organizing work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Bookseller (Former Employee)
Falls Church, VA (US)

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


Pros: Variety of experience, great coworkers normally Cons: Poor hours, inflexible management, stressful Advice to Senior Management: increase number of employees Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Great if you have a love for books, bad if you like standing for long hours!"

Lead Bookseller (Former Employee)
Clark, NJ (US)

I worked at Barnes & Noble full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: I worked in the children's department and I am now an early childhood education teacher. This worked in my favor because I became familiar with… Cons: Long hours of standing. Half-hour breaks/15 minute breaks. Made me work in the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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