Keep up with your application, talk to the manager about the job
Fill out the online job application and make sure you write a well-written cover letter. Follow up if you don't hear back from them after two weeks.
Don't feel bad if you get an automated rejection email. I've applied multiple times and automated responses are all I have received. In my experience, booksellers at Barnes & Noble are not the cream of the crop employees, despite the company's pretentious attitude towards applicants. As a booklover I have requested many books in the past and I often have to spell out titles using common words. I will not be applying again.
Keep your application updated, and call to check on your application status
To learn about the company and if possible visit the area and the store.
Apply online, if you meet the requirements they are looking for you'll receive a phone interview, normally bigger stores also have a face to face interview if they like you in the phone interview. Be honest, but if the manager likes books and the store and you do as well, really all you have to do is be honest to get the job.
By calling or visiting
Apply through company website and if the experience matches to the job requirement you will called for interview
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Send in resume in regards to the open position
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Apply. Be respectful and honest.
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