RadioShack

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High Calibur Performance rewards High Calibur Pay and other incentives!

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Current Employee - Store Manager in Bonner Springs, KS
Current Employee - Store Manager in Bonner Springs, KS

I have been working at RadioShack

Pros

Great experience locally with customers, establishing rapport, bonuses paid monthly and annually, recognition of good performance, and a great feeling of succeeding against "preconceived notions" of my location!

Cons

Currently? I work 51+ hours a week, but that's changing. Dealing with "old" employees, not by age but by how long they've been here (they are burnt out and it's a pain to deal with because they perform at just the right level to where they can't be let go)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Most of the changes I wanted made are being made, so I currently have no advice

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    THE WORST JOB EXPERIENCE of MY LIFE

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at RadioShack part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Employee Discount is somewhat decent.
    They have stores close to where ever you live, so proximity is good.Benefits are ok, nothing to be too happy about.

    Cons

    Management
    Stores look dated
    lack of merchandise
    needlessly pressuring employees from above.
    possibly the worst job of my life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have reasonable expectations for employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Unable to Walk the Talk

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Merchandising Team in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Merchandising Team in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at RadioShack

    Pros

    Great people
    Great building
    Laid-back culture
    Work-life balance

    Cons

    Excessive bureaucracy for an organization this size
    Lack of urgency among supporting departments
    Most workdays wasted trying to justify decisions for multi-layered approval
    Benefits not comparable to competitors
    Constantly changing systems that do not interract

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    RadioShack's leadership talks a big game about turning the company around and supporting growth initiatives within the company. Unfortunately, the RadioShack Titanic is a ship that does not turn quickly away from the oncoming iceberg of obscelescence. Management empowers employees to make grand strides towards progress without giving the internal support to execute. If a project does not match up with traditional timelines and processes, it will be nearly impossible to complete. Not to mention that so many layers of approval are necessary that the end product is almost nothing like the initial concept. This 'groupthink' problem is one RadioShack clings to as a safe haven to willy nilly spending of days gone by. unfortunately it is hindering their ability to press forward into new categories, mew marketing strategies and new channels. if management is able to get all departments moving in lock-step they are going to have the results they expect. As it stands, each department seeks its own best interest (least amount of work) without concern for the longevity of the company as a whole.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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