Circuit City

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Circuit City Reviews

Updated December 13, 2014
Updated December 13, 2014
326 Reviews
3.8
326 Reviews
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Circuit City Chairman and CEO Richard Leeds
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • A great place to work, with strong ethics and integrity (in 17 reviews)

  • Fun work environment, management wasn't overbearing (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor upper management drove the company into liquidation (in 20 reviews)

  • Senior management disconnected from the realities in the field (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Had a lot of fun and had great co-workers

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Circuit City

    Pros

    - Flexible schedule
    - Decent hourly pay

    Cons

    - No growth
    - No commission

  2.  

    Great place

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Circuit City full-time

    Pros

    Great people, exciting and fun place to work

    Cons

    Company closed, tried to change but economy was bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wish they could have saved the company

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    yeaaaa

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    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Tucson, AZ
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Tucson, AZ

    I have been working at Circuit City full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    goods never had an A++
    A typical work day is 8 - 5 and you sell online advertisements. Days consist of meeting, calls, training, and office activities.

    Learned how to sell, cold call, negotiate, communicate B2B.

    Hardest part of job is resisting the free food. Most enjoyable is being on the phones and talking to different people.

    Management: A+
    Co-Workers: A++

    Cons

    sucksA++
    A typical work day is 8 - 5 and you sell online advertisements. Days consist of meeting, calls, training, and office activities.

    Learned how to sell, cold call, negotiate, communicate B2B.

    Hardest part of job is resisting the free food. Most enjoyable is being on the phones and talking to different people.

    Management: A+
    Co-Workers: A++

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great fun place to work!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Circuit City

    Pros

    Staff and company are excite about new technology. Fun environment to work in.

    Cons

    Hard to obtain hours without having to compete with others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer sales incentives.

  6.  

    A place that made you feel like you were at home.

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    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor in Mesquite, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Supervisor in Mesquite, TX

    I worked at Circuit City full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management was great. The customers that came in were amazing and everyone knew everybody.

    Cons

    No cons, it was just an amazing place to work at.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The bonus structures were great, but I wish there were more incentives.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work, but Senior management seemed silly.

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    Former Employee - Lead Computer Technician in South Portland, ME
    Former Employee - Lead Computer Technician in South Portland, ME

    I worked at Circuit City full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Loved everyone I worked with, and was well paid

    Cons

    Business decisions seemed ridiculous, but still a fun place to work.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Fun, friendly associates.

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    Former Employee - Technologies Sales Associate in Montebello, CA
    Former Employee - Technologies Sales Associate in Montebello, CA

    I worked at Circuit City part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great employees, all were very friendly.

    Cons

    Lenient management, did not really follow company values.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Extremely Wonderful

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    Former Employee - Firedog In-Store Technician
    Former Employee - Firedog In-Store Technician

    I worked at Circuit City full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with
    Awesome pay
    Fun place to work
    Great training I learned a lot from the time I was there.
    Good Management Team
    Great Lunch time
    Great hours
    Great opportunity to advance quick
    Lots of different departments

    Cons

    Company went out of business. Would have loved to keep working for them.
    Lots of standing, lots of speaking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The Lead should have had more power over the in home techs.

    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    I loved every moment of it.

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    Current Employee - RS Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - RS Representative in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Circuit City full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    I loved everything about the place.

    Cons

    They changed too much after 17 years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you where doing.

  11.  

    Great Company to work for

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Circuit City

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance

    Cons

    at times retail is generally stressful

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