RadioShack

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Rewarding but Long hard hours

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Wilmington, NC
Former Employee - Retail Store Manager in Wilmington, NC

I worked at RadioShack full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Control your own income through your actions and abilities
Hands on customer service
Experience running a business from the small details to the big ones
Rewards for doing a great job

Cons

Long hours
Promised time off or bonuses that you won't get
Incentives that are not reachable
Micro-Management
Dated product line
Prices too high for the market

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The company was well run when DMs used oversight not Micro-Management techniques. If a GM cannot perform the required duties then replace them with someone who is able. Poor training and poor execution of sales plans and visual merc plans have left customers confused and angry. And the product selection is very dated and overpriced.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1475 Other Employee Reviews for RadioShack (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Very positive

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RadioShack part-time

    Pros

    Good salary, nice manager, learning how to interact with customers on the sales floor all helped me advance.

    Cons

    None really, although I was a student and had a lot to learn the staff was always patient in training me in the front and back offices.

  2.  

    Great Place to Learn

    Current Employee - Sales Associate - Part Time in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate - Part Time in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn technology, sales, and how to talk to customers. Company is really making the move to mobile phones.

    Cons

    SPIFFS are too low, asking customers for "add ons" like batteries is most of the time pointless

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the right in store managers and give them room to be promoted.

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