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  • BIRMINGHAM, AL

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402 INDUSTRIAL LANE
BIRMINGHAM, AL 35211

About Books-A-Million

Employees
1,000-9,999
Industry
Entertainment, Retail
Public/Private
Private
Year Founded
1917
Non-profit Status
No data available  
Careers
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Pay & Benefits

Poll
Pay
Based on 21 responses
  • Average
    48%
  • Poor
    24%
  • Terrible
    14%
  • Good
    10%
  • Excellent
    5%
Poll
What's the most unique benefit or perk?
Based on 21 responses
  • Flexible Work Hours
    52%
  • You get a 30% discount on your purchase.
    33%
  • 10% discount
    5%
  • Associate Assistance Fund
    5%
  • nice employee discount
    5%
Poll
33%
of employees say healthcare coverage is good or excellent. 21 responses
Poll
24%
of employees say retirement benefits are good or excellent. 21 responses
Poll
43%
of employees say the family leave policy is good or excellent. 21 responses
Poll
19%
of employees say paid time off/vacation days are good or excellent. 21 responses

Growth Opportunities

Poll
How long do employees tend to stay?
Based on 21 responses
  • Less than Two Years
    52%
  • Two to Five Years
    43%
  • Five to Ten Years
    5%
Poll
76%
of employees don't worry about layoffs. 21 responses
Poll
Agree/Disagree: Taking a job here was a good decision.
Based on 21 responses
  • Strongly Disagree
    5%
  • Disagree
    5%
  • Neutral
    10%
  • Agree
    38%
  • Strongly Agree
    43%
Poll
57%
of employees say good work leads to promotion. 21 responses
52%
of employees believe their work helps make the world a better place. 21 responses

Management

Poll
Agree/Disagree: Managers care about employees
Based on 21 responses
  • Strongly Disagree
    10%
  • Neutral
    14%
  • Agree
    29%
  • Strongly Agree
    48%
Poll
62%
of employees say the workplace runs efficiently. 21 responses
Poll
62%
of employees say management is transparent. 21 responses

Work-Life Balance

Poll
81%
of employees say hours are flexible. 21 responses
Poll
Agree/Disagree: Hours are long
Based on 21 responses
  • Strongly Disagree
    5%
  • Disagree
    24%
  • Neutral
    38%
  • Agree
    24%
  • Strongly Agree
    10%
33%
of employees say it's easy to work remotely. 21 responses
43%
of employees say schedules are predictable. 21 responses
29%
of employees say taking vacation is encouraged. 21 responses
71%
of employees say the workplace is parent friendly. 21 responses

Company Culture

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the culture?
Based on 21 responses
  • Friendly
    71%
  • Competitive
    10%
  • Always Evolving
    10%
  • Work hard, play hard
    5%
  • Fast Paced
    5%
62%
of employees are happy to work here. 21 responses
90%
of employees say coworkers socialize. 21 responses
81%
of employees think their coworkers are smart. 21 responses
95%
of employees like their coworkers. 21 responses

Employees

Poll
Describe the average political opinions in this organization.
Based on 21 responses
  • Very Conservative
    5%
  • Somewhat Conservative
    5%
  • Mixed
    38%
  • Somewhat Liberal
    14%
  • Very Liberal
    29%
  • N/A
    10%
52%
of employees say the ratio of men to women is about 50/50. 21 responses
48%
of employees say the company is somewhat diverse. 21 responses
57%
of employees say the employees are diverse in age. 21 responses

About the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  2. Walkability
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Median Household Income
$89,466
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,433
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$262,579
National
$217,500

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