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Good People, Bad Pay

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Houston, TX
Current Employee - Senior Buyer in Houston, TX

I have been working at CarMax full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good Benefits, exempt employees are engaged in the business.

Cons

The company punishes those who will not relocate from big market stores and hand out bonuses to managers in store that do significantly less work in new markets off the backs of big market employees. Company shows a lot of favoritism behind closed doors. Employees are significantly underpaid compared to similar jobs at competing companies.

Advice to Management

retain your talent by paying what the market dictates their talent deserves.

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  1. Helpful (20)

    Needs better upper management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Torrance, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Torrance, CA

    I have been working at CarMax 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

    Used to be an excellent work environment, team building, managers interested in your career.

    Cons

    Inadequate training. Current focus is on text book type recurrent training instead of hands on. Senior and Regional management too far removed from the sales floor to see what works effectively. Definite double standards between management and sales.

    Advice to Management

    Get out on the floor and sell occasionally, it is the only way to see for yourself what actually works.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Used to be a great company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Office Associate in Wichita, KS
    Former Employee - Business Office Associate in Wichita, KS

    I worked at CarMax full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent company to work for in terms of hours and pays slightly above minimum wage. Great college job to prepare you for corporate America.

    Cons

    Unfortunately has slid in terms of management and wages at the company are no longer keeping pace with the market.


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