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Best Buy Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Sep 27, 2017

1226 employees reported this benefit

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Employee Comments

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  • 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.

  • Sep 27, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate in Logan, Utah

    You get so many hours for paid time off and vacation.

  • Aug 29, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Customer Service Agent in Charlottesville, Virginia

    you start off with 2 week vacation time

  • Aug 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Home Theater Sales Consultant in West Jordan, Utah

    haven't used either of these yet, but have heard they are great.

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