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Finding Good Bookstore Staff: Be Picky

Finding Good Bookstore Staff: Be Picky

In 1997, I acquired my used bookstore. It had a decent revenue stream, and looked like a good turnkey investment. There were two good employees, a steady flow of customers, and I had bigger fish to fry: the ultimate CD store. I would check in on the bookstore on occasion, doing[Read More…]

by January 23, 2014 Brick and Mortar Thoughts
Hiring Staff for the Bookshop

Hiring Staff for the Bookshop

Hiring is that time of incredible potential; gazing into the unknown sea of resumes and plucking out the chosen few who might just take your bookstore to a whole new level, or alternately, have you pulling out your hair and wondering why on earth someone would alphabetize the whole store by title while you’re on vacation (yes, I have heard of this happening to an unfortunate colleague years ago).

by February 10, 2011 Work Smarter