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Potentially fun job, terribly run company.

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Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vaughan, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Vaughan, ON (Canada)

I have been working at GameStop part-time (more than an year)

Pros

A good place if your passionate about the Video Game Industry.
Perks are OK

Cons

The company terribly run
Redundant reports are requested daily
Sales goals are not calculated smartly
Do not take neighbourhood demographics into account.
Technology used is not very reliable
Heavy volume stores do not get the support they need (e.g. More hours to distribute)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Reevaluate the way sales goals are calculated
Work demographic studies into stores more
Stores need to be networked.
Higher volume stores need more support

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Store Manager

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    Former Employee - Store Manager
    Former Employee - Store Manager

    I worked at GameStop full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    When I started for Gamestop, it was fantastic, over the years things changed as the business became bigger. Overall it was a good job, it just became my life, and I didnt want that. Its a perfect job for someone who wants to do something part time and fun.

    Cons

    As with most retail, they have goals, and the focus is on selling things like subscriptions and reservations, or used games.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    They are ok

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    Current Employee - Store Manager
    Current Employee - Store Manager

    I have been working at GameStop full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable company and a busy day

    Cons

    Long hours with little appreciation at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn to trust more than just your store managers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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