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Current Employee - Store Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Current Employee - Store Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Get to meet lots of neighborhood people, always busy so the days go fast

Cons

open every day of the year, cookie-cutter retail goals, some nasty customer issues, usually work alone, computer system is out of date

Advice to ManagementAdvice

if you are highly organized and motivated to get the work done yourself go for it

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Good experience for working with difficult people.

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Not a take home job.
    - More free movie rentals than I could use
    - Worked with some great people.

    Cons

    - Dead end job, not a lot of opportunities for advancement past shift-lead position
    - Unless you are management, there is no option for full time work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop changing the policies every few months, the customers don't like it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    it was just a job, no more and no less

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Highlands Ranch, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Highlands Ranch, CO

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Free movies/games...that's about it. the culture would have been cool had it not been minimum wage and full of bitter, overworked employees.

    Cons

    unpleasant deadlines, gross mismanagement of resources, and a dying business.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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