Guitar Center Reviews

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Guitar Center CEO Darrell Webb
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Guitar Center full-time (More than 8 years)

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    Pros

    Fun culture. Cool environment. Once you're in, enjoy the ride.

    Cons

    Boys club. There are women that work for Guitar Center, but it is dominated by men. They rarely hire from outside the company.


Guitar Center Interviews

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    Pro Audio Sales Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Hallandale, FL
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Guitar Center (Hallandale, FL).

    Interview

    Good interview asked many different question and then some odd ones. Told me there was room for advancement and got me excited about the position. Manager bragged about what he was getting paid and where he was at in the company.

    Interview Questions

    • what would you do if someone wanted to but dj equipment etc   Answer Question

Guitar Center Awards & Accolades

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Marketing Executive of the Year - Gold, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.guitarcenter.com
Headquarters Westlake Village, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1959
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

What AutoZone is to the garage, Guitar Center is to the garage band. The #1 US retailer of guitars, amps, keyboards, and pro-audio equipment operates more than 210 stores in some 40 states. Major brands include Fender, Gibson, and Roland, as well as Guitar Center's own Laguna, Raven, and Harbinger labels. Stores also offer used and vintage instruments, computer hardware and software, and musician services (such as CD duplication and digital distribution). In addition to Guitar Center, the firm runs about 100 Music & Arts Center locations that sell and rent band and... More

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