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Sucks in drums but is great in anything else

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Drum Sales Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
Current Employee - Drum Sales Associate in Lexington-Fayette, KY
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Guitar Center part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

It is a very fun and enjoyable place to work. If you play an instrument or are in a band it vastly opens your connections to many venues. It's also not too difficult

Cons

The way you actually make commission (fading) I would work in one of the departments that has a lot of traffic flow so you can actually get a decent commission check. You also have to be on top of your department in the sense that it is essentially competing for customers to do business with you.

Advice to Management

Change the way people make commission. I understand that as a salesmen you "reap what you sew" but fading is awful in departments that have very little customers.

Other Employee Reviews for Guitar Center

  1. Helpful (1)

    Overworked, underpaid.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Guitar Center part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome people, networking opportunities, amazing discount.

    Cons

    EXTREMELY underpaid for the amount of work expected of you.

    Advice to Management

    They don't take others advice


  2. Helpful (1)

    A fun hourly job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Operations Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Operations Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun environment fun products Relaxed workplace Time off for touring

    Cons

    Not great pay Not much career advancement A lot of pressure to sell


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