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Kenny O'Brien
35 Ratings
  • A fun, sales-oriented, job.

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    Former Employee - Retail Manager in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Retail Manager in Bowie, MD

    I worked at Music & Arts Center full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You get commission upon making a sales goal. You have that ability to make your own paycheck, with a decent hourly pay.

    Cons

    The company focuses more on sales numbers and less on employee retention.

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    Try focusing on what would make a better work environment for all employees across the board. Help store managers, districts managers, and full time employees create an environment that will retain great staff.

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Music & Arts Center Interviews

Updated Mar 10, 2015
Updated Mar 10, 2015

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    Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied in-person – interviewed at Music & Arts Center.

    Interview Details

    Very easy! Just be upbeat and prove you have a drive to win. Training process once hired was good. I was already knowledgeable as a manager so it made things easier. Just be yourself.

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Website www.musicarts.com
Headquarters Frederick, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1952
Type Company - Private
Industry Retail
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Music & Arts Center is not a performance hall like the Carnegie, but it will help budding musicians get there. The company operates about 100 musical instrument and accessories stores located in some 20 states from Maine to Florida. Its retail outlets also offer music lessons, band and orchestra instrument sales and rental programs, and musical equipment repair services catering to beginners. Most stores also sell a limited assortment of guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments, keyboards, pro audio and recording equipment. Benjamin O'Brien, father of current president... More

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