Best Buy Canada Reviews

Updated June 14, 2015
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Pros
  • Employee discount on some merchandises (in 20 reviews)

  • The work environment can be laid back (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Booking time off can be difficult especially if your store hires a lot of part time students (during exam season) (in 10 reviews)

  • Not on commission but still pressured intensely to upsell the service plans (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Assistant Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    fast paced, great rewards, friendly people, development, culture, values based company, community involvement

    Cons

    retail hours, upset customers, time management, salary managers working 50 hours/week

    Advice to Management

    time management


  2. Mobile lead

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Everything is very find really!

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about it.


  3. Great place to work

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Best Buy Canada full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great team, great culture, great compensation.

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about this company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


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  5. Amazing company.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Connected Solutions Senior in Whitby, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Connected Solutions Senior in Whitby, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great discounts
    Amazing managers
    They really give you a flexible schedule
    The company is interested in the growth of the staff

    Cons

    Customer service is sometimes hard to achieve
    Dealing with customer issues usually falls onto a senior

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing a great job


  6. Best Buy is great!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mobile Sales Specialist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Mobile Sales Specialist in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Best Buy Canada part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - A great way to enhance/ gain valuable customer service skills

    - A great exposure to the sales industry. As well as a great way to gain some crucial sales skills to add on to your resume

    - Great means of increasing your knowledge on electronics and every day technology

    - My experience at Best Buy taught me a lot about time management as well. As I was required to meet my daily sale goals within a fixed schedule

    Cons

    - Often limited to your own department.

    - Angry and upset customers may choose to vent out to the salesperson at times. However, this could also serve as a great way to strengthen upon your customer service

    Advice to Management

    - Keep up the good work.

    - Lighten up on the GSTP a little


  7. good working environment

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada

    Pros

    good hour and work environment

    Cons

    stressful on the sales when the manager have to keep monitoring you sale every time


  8. HR Professional

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Best Buy Canada

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Tons of opportunity, great people, amazing opportunities to learn, great pay, great benefits, fantastic pension

    Cons

    shrinking company can pose a challenge for morale and employee stability. Would have been nice if they covered MSP premiums


  9. PPA

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time

    Pros

    discount is the best part of the job

    Cons

    little training and lots of change happening all the time,


  10. Multichannel sales associate

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Team is simply the best

    Cons

    Salary is not so good

    Advice to Management

    Up the Salary we are not mine workers


  11. warehouse oder picker with Rf scanner

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Associate in Brampton, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Hard worker with punctually responsibility.

    Cons

    Always do some good thing

    Advice to Management

    Be a friendly corporative helpful



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