Best Buy Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Best Buy Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Sep 27, 2017

1268 employees reported this benefit

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Employee Comments

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  • Jun 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Nashville, Tennessee

    Flat rate PTO, can be used towards nearly anything.

  • Mar 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Inventory in Mira Mesa, California

    Accumulated over time, Must give at least 30 day notice.

  • Feb 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current In Home Design Sales Manager Market 29 in Nashville, Tennessee

    Pretty standard, the only down side is during the holidays if you are a retail employee

  • Dec 21, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Supervisor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    This is what one would expect. You have to accrue the PTO then request time off when you're ready to use. Sometimes this can be hard in a retail environment, but not a big deal.

  • Nov 11, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Charlottesville, Virginia

    Generous in the time offered but you can only take it at certain times of the year and you can lose it if manager does not approve requests earlier in the year and then the Blackout holiday period catches you.

  • Oct 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Inventory/Merchandising Supervisor in Huntington Station, New York State

    Takes time to accrue vacation hours.

  • Oct 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Mobile Sales Consultant in Grand Rapids, Michigan

    Because it is retail it is easy to take time off. Except if you actually want to spend the holidays with family. They black out time off requests starting mid November to the end of December. Forget about doing anything on Thanksgiving too.

  • Oct 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current HR Assistant in Brooks, Kentucky

    Employees receive an huge amount of PTO to balance their work and home life.

  • Sep 30, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Manager in Valdosta, Georgia

    The company switched from earned vacation to a blank bucket called PTO based off tenure. You cannot take it with you when you leave the company.

  • Sep 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Deployment Functionality Technician in San Diego, California

    I had a lot of vacation time built up.


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