Guitar Center
2.6 of 5 270 reviews
www.guitarcenter.com Westlake Village, CA 5000+ Employees

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The Walmart of the Music World.

Sales (Current Employee)
Dallas, TX

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

ProsBeing around a lot of cool people. Thats really about it....

ConsIts a JOKE of a company. Minimum pay for a lot of work.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay accordingly

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A step backward in your career path unless you are in it strictly for the passion.

Pro Audio Specialist (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

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


Pros: Buying wholesale equipment is a pro, especially if you are… Cons: Terrible business model. Bad in store management. Negative atmosphere designed… Advice to Senior Management: Care about the people who work there strictly out of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Department Manager (Current Employee)
Houston, TX

I have been working at Guitar Center full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: The People...mostly non-management are awesome friends that anyone should be… Cons: Under the guise of a rock n roll store it is more like a legal pyramid scheme. We sell to customers, management sell to us,… Advice to Senior Management: What happened to using GC as a vehicle to pursue… 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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