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  1. "Great Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Niles, OH

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    People are great, pay is decent, fun atmosphere

    Cons

    You might close one day and open the next.

    Advice to Management

    Scheduling could be better.

    Best Buy2018-01-09
  2. "Overall Not Bad"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lax wor environment. Energetic company culture

    Cons

    Lack of knowledgeable management.

    Advice to Management

    Have a clear training plan to implement with direction

    Best Buy2019-01-31
  3. "Meh"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Macedonia, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Pay OK, all work dependent on manager

    Cons

    Work life balance becomes impossible the higher you go. As soon as salary, you get screwed

    Advice to Management

    Track manager hours

    Best Buy2019-01-19
  4. Helpful (4)

    "Verizon Expert"

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    Current Employee - Verizon Expert in Youngstown, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    the pay isn't bad, bonuses are good when you get them

    Cons

    Management sucks when we're slow. 3 customers in the entire store and 50 employees but they're constantly yelling at employees to find customers to sell to.

    Advice to Management

    Don't nitpick your best employees. Employees leave management, not companies.

    Best Buy2018-08-15
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Favor"

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    Current Employee - Lead Computer Consultant in Macedonia, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Friendly Workers and friendly customers

    Cons

    Favoritism, poor management, extreme fluctuation in hours even when guaranteed 35+ hours (hours dip below 20 for these employees).

    Advice to Management

    Fix favoritisms among higher ups, reward experience over favoritism.

    Best Buy2018-07-06
  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Office Administrator in Streetsboro, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    40 hours a week, outstanding benefits.

    Cons

    Management could be better

    Best Buy2018-01-04
  7. "Best Buy team leader"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Macedonia, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun environment with a sales driven attitude, Competent management, easy hiring process, a lot of room to move up

    Cons

    Nepotism, stressful for leadership not meeting goals, having to deal with consumer electronic escalations and problems

    Advice to Management

    Better training to full time leadership employees, give more reason for termination, and improved operational processes.

    Best Buy2017-12-17
  8. "Full time sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Fast paced environment with almost always something to keep you busy.

    Cons

    You are not guaranteed a bonus every month even if you are and exceptionally good salesperson.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to employees about what ideas they might have to improve sales from my experience they tend to work fairly well.

    Best Buy2017-08-31
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Inventory Spec"

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    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Benefits (401K for PT), schedule flexibility, management, easy to relocate.

    Cons

    Moving up within the company is somewhat difficult, many stores will bring in external employees to fill a spot at home store.

    Best Buy2017-03-08
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Very unprofessional managers who don't keep promises"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Akron, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun co-workers, great discounts, reasonable customers, competitive sales, good sales experience, overall good atmosphere and place to work at.

    Cons

    Managers will decide not to schedule you for months at a time without any reason or notice, despite promising at least 20 hours a week.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the promises you make when you hire

    Best Buy2017-02-07
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