Popular Book Co. (M) Sdn Bhd
3.7 out of 5 stars.
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Popular Book Co. (M) Sdn Bhd

Popular Book Co. (M) Sdn Bhd Employee Review

Productive and simple workplace

The job scope is simple: attend to customers and replenish stock when necessary. Workplace culture is normal. The management is not too strict and is understanding.
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Good and fun workplace

Worked in Singapore popular around 2 years, expect for some roadshow/promotions, overall it is a very okay workplace. Nice colleagues and manager. They are very nice.
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part timer (Stationary) come from Agent (3 months)

I sign up from the Agency that helps me find a job so there find for me at Popular bookstore which is nearby and so on, overall I didn't like the workplace full of toxic.Nonlocal characters are the problem I disliked and also have been treating me badly as a new part-timer, furthermore on this is that there like to say a comment on me and judge me this way even now there are not nice people.Local is best to talk to and easy to work with and how much I have learned from as compared to nonlocal for treating me over for the past 3 months and also including the environment that is fast pace and stressful to work as retail assistance and serving customer is a lot hard to understand and answer their questions


good local company are the best to talk and learn


messy management, lack of manpower and also talking bad among the staff
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Interesting Experience

A typical day at work was when I came in the morning for a briefing on new promotions of the selected items in the store. After that, I would proceed to my desk to start on keying in invoices and credit notes into the system. On Fridays, I would usually run a report of the overall invoices and credit notes that I have taken into account. During my time in Popular Bookstore, I realized that the workers played politics and incompetent. Why I said so was because of conflicts between co-workers and I was the middle man and there was one HOD staff was not doing her job. She pushed all the work to the retail associate under her. I found that was wrong of her to that because the other HOD staffs still did their part even though they had that title to their name. I think the hardest part of the job was that I had to finish up a 4-month worth of paperwork, that was left behind by the Admin due to her circumstances, in a short period of time. Every day I would get stressed because everyone was pressurizing me. However, I did enjoy my time at Popular Bookstore because of the close co-workers that I had, that would bring a smile to my face.
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3.4 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.2 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.4 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.4 out of 5 stars for Management
3.4 out of 5 stars for Culture
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