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Nightmire

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Former Employee - Sales Consultant  in  Pittsburgh, PA
Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Pittsburgh, PA

I worked at hhgregg full-time for less than a year

Pros

You will get exposed to all the latest. electronics and appliances.

Cons

You didn't get paid what you earned . People could return an item months after you sold it and would lose the sale to the mangers favorite.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The company is completely corrupted from the ground up. You need to have a base and a fair system of pay. You also need to give access to upper mangment as the local district is completely corrupted.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Unfair work practices

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    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales  in  Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales in Chicago, IL

    I worked at hhgregg full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Co-workers were experienced and knowledgeable.

    Cons

    Poor Management
    Awful employee pay model
    Long hours punctuated by free(to hhgregg) labor

    The company is commission based only, despite up to 12 hours weekly you must be dedicated to improving the store, with no compensation. Utterly ridiculous. 2 hours before store opens to set up the place up. (no customers so no pay), 2 hours post close to clean the place (no
    customers no pay) multiply this by 3 or 4 times a week, and you are donating 12 hours+, rarely less to HHgregg for free. I have a family to feed, can't donate 12 hours of my time so store is pretty and equipment is ready for sale. No problem working the 60 hours a week, but not when 12 hours of it are a donation. Utterly absurd pay model. Commissions are non-existent unless you sell a very poorly reviewed, service plan, that eventually comes back and haunts you in the form of dissatisfied customers. Delivery handled by outside agent who either messes up the shipment, or because they are so ill handled, just botch things up. Never enough staff in warehouse, you end up having to get your own product from the back and waste more of your un-payed time. Almost all of the experienced staff left within the first 4 months of employment. Replaced by inexperienced job seekers willing to take any abuse doled out. Pay model favors the company completely, with their goal to get as much free from their employees as possible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If your plan is to work employees for no pay, then I have no advice, because all benefits are to the firm, with none to employee. On the other hand if you want loyal hard working employee base, change the pay model

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Its nice work if you can get it

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Crystal Lake, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Crystal Lake, IL

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

    Pros

    getting to help people find their right TV or appliance and know they will enjoy them without worry.

    Cons

    Long hours, standing all day, sometimes overly cut throat or intrusive sales people, lack of commitment or community from some sales people.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pull more from inside to fill management slots, getting people with experience from competitors can ease a little bit of training but there is a reason we are doing better that the other guys and bringing in people who do things 'their' way may not pan out.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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