Topics regarding layoffs at Follett

Topics regarding layoffs at Follett

New RMs

Has anyone noticed that two of the new RMs came from internal candidates. Whereas SVs came from outside the company. This speaks volumes!

Our company is so private

Follett is so private. We all expect they are not doing well as a company but does anyone other than the Executive team know? I can look up information about BN College and see, at least, that there stock is doing horrible. I know Follett is a... —  read more 

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Why aren't we hiring?

I'm not sure about other locations, but we're chronically understaffed. I'm having trouble doing anything right since I'm rushing, trying to get to everything that has to be done. Then, of course, I catch flack for things not being prefect. This is... —  read more 

Where to go?

I'm wondering, where are the people who were laid off or those who are smartly walking away finding new positions? Are you just looking for anything at any retailer or is there a good alternative to Follett that I'm missing? I just want to know... —  read more 

Keep it going. Again.

In this last year, we bled for you, some faced far worse. Listening to you all, I hear empty words backed by empty policies. In the end what I hear is ‘YOU failed US’ and your policies reinforce that. Labor is your enemy. It represents a threat... —  read more 

Take control

There is no point in stressing out over things you have no control over. All you’re doing is working yourself up - and for what? Just do your job and be confident in how you’re doing it. If you don’t think you can handle it there’s nothing wrong with... —  read more 


So we have to make up our own goals. Ok. How about this. My goal is to show up, do the job I am paid for outlined in my job description, and punch out on time. How does that sound? You want me to go above and beyond? Oh, ok. And what are you going... —  read more 

Store Manager Role

What was JH talking about toward the end of the call when she was discussing Store Manger job description and grading? She said they widened the salary grade a few years ago but that it is evaluated on a yearly basis? Then she said more to come?... —  read more 


Now that it's been over a year since our CEO "retired," are we ever going to get a new CEO or are we stuck with the current "acting CEO" for good? It might be nice to have a CEO with a business degree that has maybe worked an 8 hour day at least... —  read more 

Follett Forward

Are we still doing the Follett Forward call? Seems like everyone was thinking this was the call that would lay out changes. I’ve learned not to believe everything on this site but to take with a grain of salt. If the call is bad news then worry does... —  read more 

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