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Best Buy Reviews

Updated November 25, 2014
Updated November 25, 2014
6,188 Reviews
3.3
6,188 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • You get a nice employee discount on the items that you can get for cheap on amazon (in 760 reviews)

  • The pay is descent only if you are working for GeekSquad, great discount for employees (in 323 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance only exists under quality General Management which is rare (in 204 reviews)

  • full time position due to nobody moving in current full-time positions for higher ones (in 189 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    best buy mobile

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Pembroke Pines, FL

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    you learn everything about phones in advance
    the team is very nice and they have no problem in helping you with a troublesome customer or with anything else.

    Cons

    some people can be very impatient.
    some time work can get very slow very boring too.
    sometimes work can be very gruesome.

    Recommends
  2.  

    Great place. Crazy schedules

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Best Buy

    Pros

    Great team. Easy to learn. Good experience. Amazing employee discounts.

    Cons

    Schedules change to much. Even as a full timer expect different times a dates each week. Theres no sense of stability. Then again; is retail.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    I learned a lot and grew professionally. It was a good team but not a lot of connection.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy

    Pros

    - a lot of responsibility
    - fun work
    - good environment

    Cons

    - everyone looked out for themselves

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Geek squad

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Springdale, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Springdale, OH

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    There are a lot of young, energetic, like minded people who work for the conpany. It is like an extended family and very easy to find friends.

    Cons

    The pay is not competitive. Managment displays favoritism, hypocrisy, and lack of concern for the employees personal scehdule whether in college or elsewhere. Loud extroverts are favored over knowledgeable introverts.At the store I worked for in particular one woman slept her way into management and hr turned a blind eye.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rethink some of the culture within mangment. Happy employees perform better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Great culture great company pay good

    Cons

    work life balance needs to improve

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Life balance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    great

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy

    Pros

    Good pay, nice employees, good management

    Cons

    really cant think of any

  8.  

    Sales Consultant

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    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Simi Valley, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Simi Valley, CA

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great environment. Everyone works together and is very helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    The only cons would be that there doesn't really seem to be any room for growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management does a great job interacting with employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Friendly, professional, and down to earth work staff while having the daily activity of serving people in the community.

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    Former Employee - Asset Protection Lead in Kildeer, IL
    Former Employee - Asset Protection Lead in Kildeer, IL

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good management, decent pay, room for growth, overtime, time and a half, good coworkers, excellent training program to get you up to speed on the job you while be doing

    Cons

    Working holidays, working weekends, training is on the computer and can take a good chunk of time, some long hour shifts and some over night shifts depending on what department you work in

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Working Experience, Friendly Environment.

    Current Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Pembroke Pines, FL
    Current Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Pembroke Pines, FL

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, lots of work to do and lots of friendly people to interact with.

    Cons

    I have no cons to add to this review right now.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Best Buy Review

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    Current Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Oklahoma City, OK

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good pay and benefits monthly

    Cons

    sometimes there is pressure from management to be extra competitive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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