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Interviewing at Barnes & Noble

See what people said about the interview process at Barnes & Noble.

Interview experience

Based on 1,236 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 1,841 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 1,625 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Barnes & Noble

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

Interview questions at Barnes & Noble

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Are you flexible with your work schedule?
    Shared on January 30, 2020 - Bookseller/Cashier - Arlington, TX
  • I went for the barista job today. The first questions was what books are you reading? Then if I had a YouTube channel, what would it be about? Name a time when you had to take a different approach wit…
    Shared on November 9, 2018
  • They asked me why I wanted to work there. What situations have you been in where there was a disagreement, how did you solve the disagreement. If you were given a responsibility that you weren't prepa…
    Shared on April 28, 2018 - Book Seller - Fairless Hills, PA
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The first interview at Barnes & Noble

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed25%
  • Other online job site24%
  • Walk-In12%
  • Employee referral11%
  • Other9%

How candidates received their first interview at Barnes & Noble

  • I applied on their website and heard from them about a week and a half later.
    Shared on March 24, 2021
  • Referal through a friend
    Shared on September 11, 2018 - Digital Sales Lead - Fayetteville, AR
  • I got a job as a student. these bookstores hire students first and if you stay with them they move you up to a full time position if they have one at the same or different location.
    Shared on June 20, 2018 - Assistant Store Manager - Garden City, NY

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