Fry's Electronics Reviews

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Sales Associate

    I have been working at Fry's Electronics

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    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Its commission. If you want money work hard for it and you can make 13 an hour or more. Video/audio and computers are the place to be.

    Cons

    Don't go to the bad departments like cell phone sales or software. Especially if the manager is a butt like mine. He kept on adding hours when I was part time. I had 44 hours my last week.

    Advice to Management

    Stop adding my hours! Every other aspect of the job is awesome though.

Fry's Electronics Interviews

Updated Mar 24, 2015

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    Customer Service Associate Interview

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Fry's Electronics.

    Interview

    I filled out the application in-store on a Monday. On Wednesday, I got a call from one of the Customer Service Supervisors asking what time I could come in next Monday for an interview. That Monday, I showed up dressed as a regular Fry's employee (white dress shirt, tie, black dress pants, black dress shoes). A few other people were also there waiting to be interviewed with me. We all got interviewed 1-by-1. The store manager is the one who interviewed me. The interview was your average interview; no trick questions were asked. Once the store manager decided he wanted to hire me, I was told the only thing stopping me from being hired at this point is a drug test. I got the drug test done (urine, not blood) the next day. The same week, I got another call from a Customer Service Supervisor saying my training schedule that would last a week starting next Monday.

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Fry's Electronics Awards & Accolades

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

Additional Info

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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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