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Updated March 25, 2018
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  • Work life balance but its retail (in 467 reviews)

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  1. "Geek Squad Double Agent HT"

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    Current Employee - Geek Squad Double Agent HT in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Double Agent HT in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great pay, and easy to get a day off/get off early for a doctor's appointment or to pick the kids up from school. Depends of DFM though.

    Cons

    There are no cons that I have can see.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Fun Times"

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    Former Employee - Magnolia Home Theater Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Magnolia Home Theater Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -fun atmosphere
    - great training
    - diverse clientele
    - challenging situations to problem solve

    Cons

    -benefits could be better and given to part-time as well
    -more opportunities to receive competitive pay
    - difficult to grow at times unless interested in leadership

    Advice to Management

    Probe to find what drives your employees and partner with them to help them grow either within or outside of the company.

  3. "Check out customers, Process returns, clean work station"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is pretty decent better then minimum wage. Works well with school schedule and bonuses

    Cons

    Favoritism is heavy, policy’s are non existent because the focus point is making the customers happy, managers are sneaky and untrustworthy. Moving up is based on personal levels to an instance.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on managing the correct way for a team instead for certain individuals. Also be more open and accepting to criticism


  4. "VERY HEAVY ON CREDIT CARD SALES, EVEN TO THE POINT OF SCAMMING CUSTOMERS!"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Average retail experience, very good for college students who are there to make a quick paycheck.

    Cons

    Due to a contract made with Citibank, Best Buy will be forced to pay a penalty if not enough credit cards are signed for. While this may depend on location, sales people who lie about what the credit card offers are not a rare sight due to the favoritism that managers who profit off a good signup rate will show to them. I personally could barely stomach it so I left and reported those corrupt salespeople to CFPB.

    Advice to Management

    Drop the aggressive tactics in order to sign more credit cards/walk away from the contract entirely, though due to those morally bankrupt sales guys, it's too profitable to do so.


  5. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay, Discount, Team Mates, 401k, Tuition Assistance

    Cons

    Erratic Management, Nepotism, Reactionary Local Leadership, No work life balance, No respect for hourly employees.


  6. "Good employee discount."

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    Current Employee - Merchandising in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Merchandising in Atlanta, GA
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good employee discount. Lots of opportunities to transfer. Lots of different positions to apply for. You get a first look at new tech.

    Cons

    Hours fluctuate. Warehouse employees get treated poorly. Management does not hold people accountable for their actions weather it be good or bad.

    Advice to Management

    Have control over your employees


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    "Sales Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everything was great!Except...Read the Cons

    Cons

    Dealing with daily sales goals on days know one was in the store.

    Advice to Management

    Please understand that humans are humans and can't create magical sales numbers with dead customers

  8. "Inventory Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The discount and sometimes the coworkers

    Cons

    Managers and district expect the impossible from employees


  9. "n/a"

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    Current Employee - Computer and Digital Imaging Team Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Computer and Digital Imaging Team Leader in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Work Environment and Friendly Environment

    Cons

    The hours and balance of work and family

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  10. "Great Culture!"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It was so much fun working for Best Buy. The people I worked with were awesome and the discounts were too..

    Cons

    I did not like only being closed 2 days a year. I cringed when the holidays approached. That's retail for ya


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