RadioShack

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THE WORST JOB EXPERIENCE of MY LIFE

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unable to Walk the Talk

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    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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    Customers are loyal but management is not

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Lagrange, GA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Lagrange, GA

    I worked at RadioShack

    Pros

    People person business
    loyal customers
    employees willing to work for so little

    Cons

    Management has no idea about store level issues
    They got rid of the carrot and just use the stick
    i won a skybox seat during Atlanta Falcons game for a sales contest then told to work that Sunday
    Phantom inventory issues

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's a 6 day a week job with not much in the way of perks.
    50-60 hour work week with a very weak overtime compensation(like $1.60 and hr overtime)
    Sr. Management is leftover Kmart guy, and where is Kmart today?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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