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hmv Reviews

Updated February 3, 2015
Updated February 3, 2015
34 Reviews
3.5
34 Reviews
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  1.  

    Passionate about the product

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I worked at hmv full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Working with like-minded people, who care passionately about the product they sell
    Even when times are tough, everyone pulls together
    hmv colleagues are friends for life

    Cons

    Tough working for a company that is in a declining market that receives such negative press

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at hmv full-time

    Pros

    Staff, discount, range, prices great customer service

    Cons

    Not enough staff, wages, no external training

  3.  

    Commercial and Retail Finance Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Commercial and Retail Finance Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Commercial and Retail Finance Intern in London, England (UK)

    I worked at hmv as an intern (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly team and company
    Great office
    Good benefits and freebies

    Really enjoyed the year I was at HMV the team I was in was really helpful and friendly. Really sad that they went into administration, I hope they survive and start to get stronger.

    Cons

    Times I werent doing much

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Decent place to work

    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at hmv part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun co-workers, management was nice enough

    Cons

    Kind of hectic, short breaks

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Friendly, enjoyable, range of duties during working day made day fly

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant

    I worked at hmv part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Gfeat team, freedom to discuss wide range of products. Customer interaction was good.

    Cons

    Mornings could be boring as customers can come in later

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Games and Technology Seasonal Colleague

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at hmv

    Pros

    - Decent pay compared to other
    - Good if you have an interest in Tech and Games

    Cons

    - None in Particular To be Honest

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Fun Job

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at hmv part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, my love for music was supported, great customers, passion for what I sold

    Cons

    No room for advancement. I was with the company for 3 years, and was sent to help run other stores. I was constantly give hope that I would advance, but nothing ever came up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    District Managers, Regional Managers, HO staff - Treat your store staff better. Dont take them for granted. A little encouragement goes a long way.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Bit like a Cattle market

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)

    I worked at hmv full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Would like to say but Isnt any

    Cons

    Well Not the best Wages

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    .....

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Great untill the money ran out

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

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

    Pros

    Great to work for largely with some great perks

    Cons

    Treated poorly upon entering administration

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Overall happy

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

    I worked at hmv part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and events eg. Conferences

    Cons

    Must 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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