RadioShack

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Radioshack is a great place to gain experience in technology.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Yuba City, CA
Current Employee - Sales Associate in Yuba City, CA

I have been working at RadioShack part-time (less than an year)

Pros

1. technology
2. fun work environment
3. pay incentives

Cons

1. inconvenient hours
2. the best pay incentives only valid if the whole store is doing well
3. more than likely you wont get full-time

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1506 Other Employee Reviews for RadioShack (View Most Recent)

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    Not long for this world

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at RadioShack full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Its a Job. Not a good one bit It's a job for now.

    Cons

    Low Pay / Commissions
    Company could care less about hourly employees
    Management above Store Manager are seriously lacking

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The Shack had its day but it is now 11:55 PM. The end is near. Break the company in to pieces and sell while you still can.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Most Impatient and Disorganized Company Ever

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at RadioShack full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    As a store manager, I was able to create my own atmosphere in my store. Having not worked in corporate retail before, I was able to gain much insight into the actual costs of doing business.

    Cons

    I was working 6+ days a week, 50+ hours, and my effective hourly was often somewhere around $11/hr. While there was a corporate structure, we would often see management skipping levels, to where as a store manager I was getting micromanaged by the Area Director.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Unlike many people, I don't think that the sales goals were all that unreasonable. I do feel that your demand/compensation ratio is terrible. Don't base DM's bonus structure on their SMs salaries, and they might offer more money for better quality managers. Also, develop some sort of sales training. Not a "company buy-in" training, not a "new product" training, a SALES training. Train your SALESPEOPLE in how to SELL. And quit turning over your mid-level managers (DM, RM, AD, etc.) Let a team develop. Watching something grow is a slow process. If you put in a new DM every time you have a bad season, you're going to continue to have inexperienced management teams. If you keep beating them up over numbers on a DAILY BASIS, they're going to burn out faster than you can train them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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