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great place to work

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Current Employee - Analyst in Richfield, MN
Current Employee - Analyst in Richfield, MN

I have been working at Best Buy full-time (more than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

best buy has a great work culture

Cons

like everyone else we are doing more with less

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  1. Not Bad for Retail

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    Former Employee - Lead Compters Specialist, Portable Electronics Specialist in Alexandria, VA
    Former Employee - Lead Compters Specialist, Portable Electronics Specialist in Alexandria, VA

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The payrate is decent. Not enough to completely live off of where I worked, but well above what other electronics stores offer. The employee discount is also really nice; most places won't top it. You also tend to be recognized for your hard work and commitment.

    Cons

    It's retail, so it comes with rude, entitled customers, long hours on your feet, questionable management choices, and lazy coworkers. Also, you're encouraged to push protection plans aggressively, and although you're not paid on commission, your performance will be judged based off of how many plans you sell a month. It encourages underhanded tactics and suspicion among customers, which strains customer loyalty.

    Advice to Management

    Push more customer loyalty and understand, not so much on services that are grossly unpopular among everyone except the grossly uneducated.

  2. Bestbuy

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy

    Pros

    Good company to work foe

    Cons

    In a turn around right now

    Advice to Management

    You work hard but good comp

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