Guitar Center
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www.guitarcenter.com Westlake Village, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great learning experience

Sales Training Manager (Former Employee)
Florence, KY

Proswhen I was on the sales floor I made great money, met a lot of people, and learned a lot about sales. There are great resources available to teach new sales associates how to sell.

ConsPromotions and additional responsibilities dont necessarily guarantee a pay raise. Its all performance based

Advice to Senior ManagementYou will retain more quality associates when you pay store level management better than the sales staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Assistant Manager (Former Employee)
    Houston, TX

    I worked at Guitar Center full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Most co workers are very smart, funny, and great people to work with. Awesome discounts on gear and gig… Cons: -DOS operating system for store front sales. (Makes for a long sales process) -Compensation."Fading" your pay (This makes the task of merching and cleaning the… Advice to Senior Management: Start looking for a new job. 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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    Don't waste your time, trust me.

    Department Manager (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

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


    Pros: Fun times. Huge discounts. You decide how much money you… Cons: place is a joke, they ask to much for 8.25/hr. commission against fade is a joke. they're so far behind on technology. why do i… Advice to Senior Management: YOU GUYS ASK TOO MUCH FOR 8.25/HR. Terrible company. 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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