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always saying one thing, but changing it last minute.

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Current Employee - Shift Manager in San Antonio, TX
Current Employee - Shift Manager in San Antonio, TX

I have been working at Blockbuster part-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

10 free rentals a week, with a 10 day grace period.
relaxed environment with coworkers,

Cons

customers always get irate when movies were checked out. sorry the movies not here but the worlds not ending. hard to move up not enough employees. could never call in sick cause there was never enough employees. trying to push dish to every customer.. its blockbuster not dish network.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

good luck staying open, selling dish is stupid, you should change the name of blockbuster to dish if dish is the main priority there.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Too Bad They Are All Closing

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    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Katy, TX

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

    Pros

    I got paid to talk to people about movies and games, all the time!!!
    Free rentals, started at 5 per week then went up to 10!
    Discount on in store purchases.
    There was always something to do in any store I worked at. People are always putting things in the wrong spot and moving things around so I was never bored.

    Cons

    Once Blockbuster was bought by Dish Network things really started to suck. We were required to sell so many subscriptions to Dish as well as record any conversations we had with customers, their information so someone could follow up with them and what the outcome of that conversation was. The paperwork was becoming so ridiculous that I was spending 6 of my 8 hour shift filling out paperwork.
    Sales became harder because the rental prices and terms kept changing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find a system of communication and stick to it!!!!!!!
    Don't forget that on top of having to fill out paperwork that there are customers that we must engage with!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Never A Dull Moment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Cullman, AL
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Cullman, AL

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Free Movie and game rentals.
    Fun environment for customers and employees.
    Freedom to run your business.

    Cons

    ALOT of paperworrk!
     Pos System desperately needs an upgrade

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be sure that everyone is on the same page before sending down communication or direction. This will alleviate the need to complete and reconplete tasks.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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