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Best Buy - Not ideal for working mothers

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ProsPay, Benefits, Bonus structure and company geography lend to Best Buy being a great employer

ConsFrequent travel that is often last minute, inconsistency in performance management, highly subjective decision making by leadership, inconsistent human resources practices. Annual restructures lend to a high level of anxiety due to fear of losing your job.

Advice to Senior ManagementUnderstand your workforce. The company claims to be employee focused however their actions rarely support this statement.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Low stress and even lower pay

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Oceanside, CA

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros: The employee discount is nice and management is usually pretty good about working with school schedules.… Cons: You don't always get the best hours and the pay is very low for… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your people better more 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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    Dreaded going to work

    Sales Associate (Former Employee)

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros: The employee discount was the only reason I worked there… Cons: Horrible management at every level. They care too much about "numbers" and not about their own employees. Scheduling is a nightmare if you're… 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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