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    very good atmosphere, flexible hours, good managers

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I worked at Fry's Electronics

    Pros

    great work environment, great coworkers and management, decent pay for retail

    Cons

    you have to deal with a lot of salary deductions and different times

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Fry's Electronics Interviews

Updated Aug 29, 2014
Updated Aug 29, 2014

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    Service Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  San Diego, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Diego, CA
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Fry's Electronics in August 2011.

    Interview Details

    For the San Diego location, they prefer to hire within the store/they only hire for this department if you already work for this store. They do this so that they can "test" you before they actually decide to have you transferred to the department.

    My first "interview" consisted of the MT (Management in Training) showing me a motherboard, pointing to different parts and asking me what they were. My "technical interview" was, "Here's a customer's computer. It has a bad motherboard. Here's the new motherboard. Swap it."

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    Required to become A+ Certified within 60-Days of transferring to the department. A few months later, it was then required for all Service Technicians to be Apple Certified (I think they gave us 6 weeks). At that time, the tests fees were reimbursed (first attempt only).

    Now it is required that you are A+ AND Apple Certified BEFORE transferring to the department.
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    Easy Interview

Fry's Electronics Awards & Accolades

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Website www.frys.com
Headquarters San Jose, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Best Buy, Walmart, CompUSA

Trying to catalog all the products this superstore carries could fry your brain. Fry's Electronics is a top big-box retailer of computers, consumer electronics, and appliances with some 35 stores in about 10 states. The chain's extensive inventory includes computer software and components, industry magazines, movies and music, refrigerators, washers and dryers, small appliances, stereo equipment, and televisions. Each store also typically stocks a variety of snacks and other impulse items. The technogeek's dream store began in 1985 as the brainchild of CEO John Fry (with... More

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