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Overall happy

Sales Assistant (Former Employee)
Heathrow, England (UK)

ProsGood benefits and events eg. Conferences

ConsMust always keep up to date with new releases for films, music and tech, easy for full timers, more difficult for part timers.

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    Sounds like fun?

    Sales Assistant (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

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

    Pros: + It's nice to be working with what I love as my enthusiasm for the product is genuine and I feel that the customers recognise… Cons: - The store manager uses fear as their primary motivational tool. - The management are always in contradiction with one another so you're ALWAYS going against… Advice to Senior Management: This place needs a massive overhaul in the way in which it's managed, starting with respect and decency towards its employees. If I didn't have… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Nightmarish void where souls were sold for company profit

    (Former Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at hmv

    Pros: you met awesome people (both other employees that you worked… Cons: corporate office down to managers were incredibly pushy with sales and would write you up for not up-selling products at cash, the stores are always… Advice to Senior Management: stop treating your employees like garbage - brand loyalty is not established with pushy sales… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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