Blockbuster
2.8 of 5 611 reviews
www.blockbuster.com Dallas, TX 5000+ Employees

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Pretty much just letting the business die off at this point

Manager (Former Employee)
Englewood, CO

I worked at Blockbuster full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat people with a fun environment

ConsBig round of lay offs 3 months after a big round of hiring

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

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Like having great coaches, but a bad general manager.

Dish Sales Specialist (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Blockbuster part-time for more than 3 years


Pros: - Absolutely loved the staff and team. They tend to hire in bulks but if they were to say,… Cons: - Corporate treats everyone like crap. - They shuffle store managers too often, which creates store-to-store instability. - There are many moments I… Advice to Senior Management: Listen. That's really it. Listen. 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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Used to love my job

Store Manager (Current Employee)
Cincinnati, OH

I have been working at Blockbuster full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Free weekly rentals, free Dish cable service Cons: No raises for 4 years straight, mandatory work hours have increased by 5 hours, no labor… Advice to Senior Management: Need to not expect so much from your store managers… 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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