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very fun

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Irving, TX
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Irving, TX

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

Pros

great co workers and fun environment

Cons

low hourly pay for all the responsibilities and no commission

Advice to ManagementAdvice

keep it up

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Run while you can, if anything seems to be amiss about your treatment.

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fort Myers, FL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fort Myers, FL

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

    Pros

    An okay wage for a part-time position.

    Cons

    NOT a position for someone in college -- they will schedule you when they want, regardless of your availability. You will be forced to work in the departments they did not hire you for, and you will not be comprehensively trained in these extra departments. They will force you to be pushy and downright rude to customers and then punish you when it drives them away. Loss Prevention is utterly useless; you take the blame for that too.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leave people where you hire them on to put them. Understand that good customer service doesn't involve a clipboard, it involves being personable, reading the customer for their needs and whether they want a lot of attention (or not), and giving them the attention they WANT, not the attention you think they need.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Assistant Store Manager

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    Former Employee - Multi-Channel Sales Support Manager in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Multi-Channel Sales Support Manager in Denver, CO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great pay for retail managers. Good associates. Great experience to get to the next level at other Big Box retail.

    Cons

    Everything else. Hours, salaried expectations, you name it, miserable work life balance. Terrible upper management, district staff was a joke.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your employees.

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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