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Fun place to work

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Guitar Center full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Very relaxed, casual work atmosphere. Could decorate my work space any way I wanted. Was neat knowing that I worked for a company that helped musicians make music and rock 'n' roll.

Cons

They're very tight with the dollar there. Had to stay at lower end hotels and was forced to share hotel rooms when traveling on business. Ridiculous!

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Very casual environment and cool people. Low pay and no advancement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Guitar Center

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

    Pros

    Good discounts if you're a musician, jeans and tshirts, diverse group, fun people, good work/life balance

    Cons

    Low pay, generally no room for career growth, unfair promotions (if any), no good benefits

    Advice to Management

    Make an effort to retain and make your hard working employees happy. People are tired of hearing the same old lame excuses for not giving merit increases.

  2. Helpful (2)

    It's just OK

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - General Manager in Buffalo, NY

    I worked at Guitar Center

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The environment is fun. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Not great pay, high pressure, terrible regional managers that have no business doing that job. Bad communication and A LOT of favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Hire people that know what they are doing.

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