Circuit City
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www.circuitcity.com Richmond, VA 5000+ Employees

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Circuit City Chairman and CEO Richard Leeds

Richard Leeds

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33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    sales specialist in electronics and home use

    Sales Specialist (Former Employee)
    Hicksville, NY

    ProsSales experience in electronics and others

    Consnothing to say about con

    Advice to Senior Managementpunctuality and honesty and hardworking

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company to work for during college

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    Prosgood salary, generally good managers and work experience.

    ConsHour cutbacks during post hoilday seasons

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Circuit City was horrible, but free paycheck.

    Department Manager (Current Employee)
    Wayne, NJ

    ProsPeople were great. Upper management was horrible.

    ConsUpper Management was pain the you know what.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet in the game

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good, but poor management

    Salesmen (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    Prosfriendly colleagues, nice customers, good discount

    ConsInsane management, very demanding, expected to work overtime while not asking for pay.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate and be realistic.

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    College Point, NY

    Proskloved the overall disposition and energy of the store.

    Consdidnt really enjoy it. kept employees in the dark about foreclosure.

    Advice to Senior Managementk

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    NO MORE

    Sales Specialist (Former Employee)
    Brick, NJ

    Prosfriendly atmoshere, good training program

    Consterribile structure, and now out of business

    Advice to Senior Managementlisten more

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Watched like a hawk

    PC Sales (Former Employee)
    Succasunna, NJ

    ProsAt the time the hourly rate for this position was better than many retail position, and it was the highest paying sales job in the store.

    ConsManagement was always watching me. It made the job a bit stressful. No incentives for selling warranties or expensive products.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive more guidance on how to more effectively sell. Don't just tell me to sell sell sell, teach!!! And dont always watch me.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    no room for advancement. not a career.

    Retail Sales Consultant (Former Employee)
    Wayne, NJ

    ProsCoworkers. Simple job to get paid for and nothing else. No future as you can see how the company folded.

    ConsMICROmanaging. When any big company is bored, they decide its best to nitpick everything from your salespitch to your nametag if you are wearing one or not. Pay never increasing due to " inside " review. Hours were horrid. Full time and you get schedule 22 hrs a week? Seriously? With funny schedules like 6-9 close. Who can live like that? Management being incompetent, not knowledgable on products. Just barking out orders from corporate. Policies always changing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHahaha this is funny since I actually left the company at the end of 2005 cause I knew it would go under eventually.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Senior Management even in times of crisis

    Firedog In-Store Technician (Former Employee)
    Hicksville, NY

    ProsSenior management was very approachable, respectful, and expected you rise up to meet the challenge of a day at work. Fellow employees were collaborative, although some could use more training. Sad to see it go out of business, as it was one of the highest paying retail employees for skill level

    ConsSometimes disorganized, many members recieve little or no training; leading to more issues down the line. Hiring process is haphazard. Out of business

    Advice to Senior ManagementTake the time to approve and pick a good candidate, not one that you can save a few dollars an hour but rather, someone that does the job right the first time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Circuit City/ Firedog = failure due to poor leadership from corporate offices and a lack of direction

    Firedog In-Store/ Flex Technician (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsEntry level experience and retail sales experience

    ConsFailure to communicate issues concerning customers and staff

    Advice to Senior ManagementPositive reinforcement, clearly set career paths, and listening to the opinions of the the subordinates would have been a great start. Also it was a pathetic attempt to poorly mimic other companies ideas of staff management, communication, planograms, and layout, when change and growth are hard bought from originality and innovation.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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