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Short but sweet

Navigator (Former Employee) Clackamas, OR

Prosgood co workers
managers are very relaxed

Consloud
annoying customers
commission sales
long hours on black friday

Advice to Senior Managementpay a bit higher wage and get rid of commission so employees sell gear right for customer, not right for pay check

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fun environment to work, terrible "commission"

    Department Manager (Former Employee) Chattanooga, TN

    I worked at Guitar Center full-time for more than a year

    Pros: Fun place to work. You will meet lots of cool people with tons of musical knowledge. You get… Cons: You work EVERY holiday. They are biased towards religious people and their holidays, the commission is smoke and mirrors unless you work in the ProAudio… Advice to Senior Management: Cut out that crappy commission, and pay your employees a decent salary. Quit promoting kids… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    Avoid at all cost

    Former IT Leadership Westlake Village (Former Employee) Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Guitar Center full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: discounts on merchandise. Good comradere. The ability to learn new… Cons: dismall benefits. Bought by Bain Capitol in 2007 all downhill from there. Outsourced to incompetent East Indian IT. Freeze on raises for years. increase in… Advice to Senior Management: pointless, they do not listen 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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