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Wish I could have been there longer

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Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate
Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate

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

Pros

Management genuinely cared about us, awesome experience helping give customers a better Christmas, bonuses were great, co-workers were great, training was of high quality. I didn't know a ton about cameras and mp3 players, but at the end of my seasonal employment, I knew what I was talking about with point and shoot cameras and most of the mp3 players. Maybe the best part of all was that Black Friday was actually fun and safe. It was very well organized.

Cons

I'll admit, it does take some time to gain adequate knowledge about the products you're attempting to sell. I was a seasonal employee and was let go after the Christmas season, but I wish I was kept. It could have done great things for my career.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Try to give employees more ways to learn about products, but I don't think there's much advice I would give.

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Neutral Outlook
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    Great starting retail experience! Good expectations and goals to climb within company.

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Clovis, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Clovis, CA

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

    Pros

    Good hours, as long as you can reach sales goals. Friendly environment, with pleanty of perks

    Cons

    No cons at this moment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More recognition for good sales experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Overall good experience

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employees, Benefits, Technology, Uniforms and Discounts

    Cons

    Management, General Public, Working Weekends

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop Reporting Numbers Every 5 Minutes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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