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I can't say I look forward to coming to work most days.

Buyer (Current Employee)

ProsJob Security - if you don't screw up. Vacation time is always granted.

ConsRetail hours that are not very consistent...comes with the territory I guess. The thing that really gets to me is the fact that I feel stuck in my current position. I have been with this company for over 8 years...EIGHT YEARS!...and not one genuine conversation about moving up and getting to the next level. Sure they make it known that those opportunities are there and will always be...but in reality...if you are outside the circle, you will always be outside the circle. I have done everything asked of me and then some. Worked my a$$ off just for a pat on the back and a "Thank You". I have to laugh when they ask me to add more things onto my plate so that maybe someday I will be seen as a "next level" kind of associate. They dangle that carrot and hope I leap for a bite. NO MORE! I'm done trying here, because it hasn't done anything for me in 8 long years, and I don't see it changing things for the future. To top it all off - the pay is well below the industry average for what I do and the experience I have. Yes, I will be leaving as soon as I find another job.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop over managing the associates. A monthly file review is overkill and very much like going to the dentist. Make it quarterly so that we have more to discuss.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company

    Sales Manager (Current Employee)

    I have been working at CarMax full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: A company that will allow you to develop and move… Cons: Schedule can be a challenge. You often need to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    30 people found this helpful  

    What a waste!!

    Sales Consultant (Former Employee) Richmond, VA

    I worked at CarMax full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Free coffee, woo hoo!!! Tasted like crap though! A waste of two years of my life that I… Cons: Too numerous to mention. The one thing that does stick out is the treatment of sales consultants by… Advice to Senior Management: Start all over again! What you got right now is… 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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