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Best Buy Canada Overview

Burnaby, BC (Canada)
10000+ employees
2002
Company - Public (BBY)
Retail
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Amazon, Costco Wholesale
Best Buy Canada operates about 150 consumer electronics superstores across the country, as well as our online shopping experience at BestBuy.ca. The retail outlets offer a wide selection of product in-store, including computers, tablets, televisions, digital cameras, and video ... Read more

Best Buy Canada Reviews

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Free Video Games, free food, free drink

    Cons

    No healthcare, no 401 k plan, hi

    Advice to Management

    provide healthcare, provide 401 k

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Best Buy Canada Photos

Best Buy Canada photo of: Sometimes we get special guests, like Lord Stanley.
Best Buy Canada photo of: Many of us are gamers at heart!
Best Buy Canada photo of: Demonstrating Google Cardboard tech with potential candidates.
Best Buy Canada photo of: Workplace
Best Buy Canada photo of: This store did some shady things.
Best Buy Canada photo of: Offices at Best Buy Canada HQ
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Best Buy Canada Interviews

Experience

Experience
65%
23%
11%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
70%
14%
9%
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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Best Buy Canada.

    Interview

    I applied online and got a phone call a week later. Short phone interview...availabilities, what is your job right now, and then she asked me to come to the store for an interview with the GM. Headed down there the next day (came 15mins before the interview).

    Interview Questions

    • 10mins interview with more than 5 questions, which was great cuz the previous guy did not last longer than 5 mins.
      Why best buy?
      What do you do if you see your co worker stealing?
      Can you remember of a time you had trouble with a colleague?
      What are some of your skills that you have?
      What is your goal?
      What are your availability?
      Can you think of a bad quality that you have? (transforming your bad quality to a good one is a must)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    He did not mentioned anything about the wage but when I arrived there, they gave me some papers to fill out and I mentioned I wanted something between 12-13$/h since I had some exp

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Best Buy Canada Awards & Accolades

  • Best Omni-Channel Retailer - Large, Canada Post, 2015
  • Best Omni-Channel Integration, Canada Post, 2014

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