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Great employees, poor management style

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

-Great Employees
-If you love movies, this company is for you!
-Company discounts are pretty good
-Flexible working hours and chances for advancement

Cons

-The management does not effectively run the company (which is why they went out of business in most communities!)
-The benefits and the pay were not very impressive

Advice to Management

Be a little more clear with what you expect from your employees and strive for a more efficient business model.

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  1. Downward Spiral

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, KY

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Free rentals, which you will tire of after a year or two. Some good-natured, hard working co-workers (or maybe I just got lucky)
    That's pretty much it.

    Cons

    Before Dish took over it was pretty tough; Customers would call you complaining about fees everyday,.Movies would come in late from distribution (if at all), employees' jobs constantly threatened over sales of programs to customers. The company LOVED to refer to this as a sales job while not paying for the numbers they wanted. Ridiculous pressure for being a clerk in a video store. I'm pretty sure I got an ulcer from Blockbuster.
    I left around the Dish takeover. Things proceeded to get worse with rapid store closures.
    When I started, there were around 13 stores in the city. There is now one left, and it's probably the last one anyone expected to stay open.

    Advice to Management

    It's too late now. Destroyed by Viacom debt and inability to roll with the changes. I feel bad for the people losing their jobs, but there have got to be other places to work.

  2. Cashier blockbuster

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blockbuster

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    nice part time job for studet

    Cons

    long hours and late shifts

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