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Great place to work if you have a passion for music and sales.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsThere is plenty of opportunity to define your own income level and move up within the company if you have a solid work ethic and a willingness to learn. If you have natural talent as a salesperson and understanding of music gear you can go as far as you like.

ConsThere is high turnover because of lack of work ethic or lack of drive to sell. Having to constantly train new hires on the floor slows workflow.

Advice to Senior ManagementA longer hiring process and focus on new-hire training could make all the difference. Also incentives for top performers should be a focus.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Its alright if you're a kid out of high school

    Customer Operations Assistant (Former Employee)

    I worked at Guitar Center part-time


    Pros: Fun place to work and good people Cons: Some of your coworkers are idiots that take advantage of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Fun, but have learned I am only good at selling a product if I really believe in it.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: - They hire a lot of working musicians and are willing to work with your schedule for gigs and tours. - The employee discount is great,… Cons: - Compensation is initially miserable for sales staff, sales people earn the larger of absolute minimum wage or your commission. People who are paid… Advice to Senior Management: I am probably not the guy to critique retail jobs. I am a novice at selling, and although my sales numbers were improving, I… More
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