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Not a good Career

Store Manager (Former Employee) Bryan, TX

ProsFun product, great customers, easy going co-workers. Awesome discount on Used product

ConsUpper management has made bad decisions since the company went public. There had been a 5 year wage freeze, but the CEO 's salary went from $880,000 to 1.2 million.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't give yourself raises when you can't do the same for the rest of the company.

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

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    It's gone somewhat downhill.

    Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) Albuquerque, NM

    I have been working at Hastings Entertainment part-time for more than a year


    Pros: Everyone except for my store manager is very kind and helpful. If you have a question, they don't hesitate to answer it. They try to… Cons: There really aren't any opportunities for advancement. The manager has unreasonable expectations of associates. (e.g., You are the only associate in your department on Saturday… Advice to Senior Management: Show some more appreciation for your employees, and try to bridge the gap… 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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    Not horrible, but definitely not ideal.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Waco, TX

    I have been working at Hastings Entertainment full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Other employees are usually pleasant to work with. Flexible schedules. Full-time benefits. Cons: Low pay. Product constantly getting stolen. Rare, or no raises. The Waco building is in constant disrepair (leaking ceilings, mismatching carpets, bathrooms falling apart, old air vents… Advice to Senior Management: A lot of employees are either getting second jobs or leaving for somewhere that will pay them more. Also, at this particular location… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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