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Great job
fun job great experience loved the people that i got to work with had to go back to school would highly recommend it loved the environment sometime had to deal with different situations that made the experience
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bon
il s agit d'un tres bon environnement de travail .
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Good for students looking for part-time
The time I worked was when all students wanted to get there books as soon as possible. They would come up and ask me if they couldn't find something or I just asked in general if they wanted help. It was a ggod workplace since it was also in my campus.
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Love it
Best place in the world to work. Lots of learning and interacting. We help provide students with their correct curriculum and texts for the various programs and courses offered at the Red Deer College.
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I love working here. I've learned so much and continue learning. I love the team we have built. My manager is the most amazing woman in the world. I plan to be with the company for a long time
Pros
Awesome team, fun to work everyday
Cons
not enough hours and low wages
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Progressive and challenging workplace
Outstanding support from management and other Follett employees globally.
My typical day was managing my assigned territory of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and North West Ontario. I visited schools, specifically library staff, IT staff, administrators and department coordinators. Our job as Educational consultants was to promote the library software application called Destiny, support, and sell new book titles to school libraries.
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Team oriented and fun place to work
I work in one of the bookstores. We aren't given a lot of hours because the managers budget is tight. That's the only issue I have. I'd like more hours. Other than that I love working at the bookstore and Follett seems like an alright company.
Pros
Always some thing to do
Cons
Not enough hours
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stress free
As an international student, this company made me feel at home. shifts are flexible. working at bookstore made my books for love grow more. the staff really appreciates your little efforts.
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Productive and fun place. Flexible timing, friendly environment.Good workplace for both full time and part time.......................................
Productive and fun place. Flexible timing, friendly environment.Good workplace for both full time and part time.......................................
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Nice Working Evironment
Flexible, but time/work pressured. The weekly tasks instructions are more complicted than needs to be. Bosses are nice and far away. Organizational skills a must.
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Terrible place to work at
Management cares less about the employees and their concerns, they never regard students working for them. They are lots of gossips going on between employees and management, no understanding, racism is on-going in this place, I had a bad experience. You don't get enough shift to pay up your bills and the management doesn't care. I believe the ideal language at a work place is English, but the full time employees speak bad of someone who they know doesn't understand their language, and when you complain you get mocked at.
Pros
Meals paid with employee card
Cons
Short hours, poor management, horrible services, discrimimation
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Good work enviroment.
All the workers were super friendly, and the manager of the location I worked at had to be the nicest most caring manager ever. super great experience working there. wish the job I had was not temporary or I work there all the time.
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horrible
horrible management they expect you to know how there company works with out telling you or giving any information or any training, often boxes contain large spiders or other bugs you are expected to deal with , expected to life a multiple of 3 fifty pound boxes at once with out the use of another employee or a cart
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Good luck
The only reason why I applied for this job was because it was conveniently on campus. You do not have a secure job for the summer so that stresses you to find something long term.
Pros
Flexible with school schedule
Cons
Unorganized with shifting
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Poor organizational structure
Under paid for the work expected. Failure to recognize the need for technology to truly manage the business. Hiring practices are unfair, an associate was hired under the age of 18, wasbused for peak season then fired for not meeting the age requirements.
Pros
Weekends off
Cons
Too many to mention
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OK company -- bad manager
The summary pretty much sums it up -- manager very disrespectful to staff, moody and unpredictable behaviour. Enjoyed the work, hours were great.
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Yes this place
Its alright to work for if your not looking to advance anywhere and just don't want to do anything for your future
Pros
only have to work till 4:30
Cons
people don't listen when you tell them things, hiring process isn't posted and management doesn't care about employees with concerns
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Fun work place
Relaxing and easy job to learn and get to interact with customers daily.
Pros
Get to interact with customers every day.
Cons
slow at times, only picks up during new school season/semesters
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Fast pace environment
No day is predictable. Always something going on and plenty to do.
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travel,working autonomously, networking, sales
I would go to many universities in Quebec ,Ontario and The Maritimes at the begining and end of every semester. I would deal with book store mananger to develop quantities of books needed. I would set up computer enter in quantities buy for book store and Follett wholesaler as well. I would buy used books from the students give them cash(great incentive). I would balance funds at the end of buy prepare reports confirm shipping for books,organize shipping and then travel to next location. Length of buys varied from a few days to five weeks. This taught me networking with managers, report classification, balancing of funds, while being completely autonomuus. Field support was always one phone call away. I was usually able to work through any unforseen circumstances, thinking quick on my feet and being resourceful.
Pros
seasonal, travelling, good salary, networking
Cons
seasonal
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3.7
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