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Great Place to Learn the Art of Selling

Computer Specialist (Former Employee) West Paterson, NJ

ProsGreat training and enrichment programs to learn sales and upselling. Allows for independent growth and different career paths in company.

ConsIts retail and the hours an be bad. Customers will be disrespectful and condescending. Limited opportunity unless you want to remain in retail.

Advice to Senior ManagementSuperstar sellers do not make good managers.

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

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    Fire you without telling you

    Sales Consultant (Former Employee)

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for less than a year


    Pros: Fun first time job Good if you need to quickly buy… Cons: I was layed off without being told. After not being scheduled for 3 weeks, I discovered my employee account was deactivated and that I am… Advice to Senior Management: Contact your employees No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Don't waste your time

    Geek Squad, Autotech (Former Employee) Beaverton, OR

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for less than a year


    Pros: The employee discount is ridiculously good for some items; 5% above… Cons: There is terrible communication among management. I would constantly get yelled at for doing something wrong when another manager told me to do it… Advice to Senior Management: Put those "walkies" to use by actually communicating important details with your employees, especially new hires. Your employee shouldn't have to talk to 5… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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