Guitar Center
2.6 of 5 303 reviews
www.guitarcenter.com Westlake Village, CA 5000+ Employees

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Ten Years of fun

General Manager (Current Employee)
Tempe, AZ

ProsBeing around the product, working in the music industry, Being around musicians. If you become a vet it is a like a family at the stores

ConsAfter going private the pay went down, down, down

Advice to Senior ManagementGet the Culture back

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    An overwhelming amount of work for an underwhelming result.

    Sales Associate (Current Employee)
    Covina, CA

    I have been working at Guitar Center full-time for more than a year


    Pros: The managers are laid back for the most part, and most co-workers are… Cons: The company works on the commission/ "fade" system, and it is extremely… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Short but sweet

    Navigator (Former Employee)
    Clackamas, OR

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


    Pros: good co workers managers are very relaxed Cons: loud annoying customers commission sales long hours on black friday Advice to Senior Management: pay a bit higher wage and get rid of commission so… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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