Best Buy Austin Reviews

Updated Apr 27, 2020

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3.8
74%
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81%
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Best Buy CEO Corie Barry (no image)
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7 Ratings
  1. "Worked to fix client computer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Repair Agent in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    A friendly place to work.

    Cons

    I dont have any cons

    Best Buy2019-12-19
  2. "Fun Place to Work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Round Rock, TX

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

    Pros

    The people I worked with made it fun

    Cons

    Management changing frequently and expeditions shifting

    Best Buy2020-04-28
  3. "Management from hell"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Sales/Customer Service Experience. Great CoWorkers.

    Cons

    Terrible Management. Bad Business Practices. General Retail Woes.

    Best Buy2020-03-31
  4. "Home Theatre"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Growth, Raises, Bonus, Discount, Social events

    Cons

    not too many, but you are screwed if you get to a store with a bad GM

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    Best Buy2020-03-12
  5. "Getting worse"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Consultant in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay Good co-worker atmosphere Employee discount is amazing

    Cons

    Corporate has unreal expectations management only cared about credit card sales

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    Best Buy2020-02-28
  6. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in San Marcos, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My managers always worked with us on our schedules and how we wanted to work. It was fun and I learned a lot along the way

    Cons

    they expect you to meet a lot of sales quotas that are sometimes not possible.

    Best Buy2020-01-29
  7. "Sales"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The discount is pretty good. Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Small amount of pay. Management. Responsibilities.

    Best Buy2020-02-10
  8. "Overall great workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Cedar Park, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Above average pay Good managers Reasonable requests

    Cons

    Some poor policies that leave you dealing with some angry customers.

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    Best Buy2019-11-18
  9. "Manager"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Marcos, TX

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

    Pros

    It’s okay, not the worst

    Cons

    The micro management and the manager

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    Best Buy2019-09-23
  10. "Great place to grow."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inbound Sales Representative in San Marcos, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Everyone is willing to help. Good work environment. Best Buy cares about their customers and it shows on coaching.

    Cons

    System issues happen from time to time, some more than others. Some people seem like a perfect fit for management, but are not given a shot. Corporate in MN has way more job opportunities, we are kind of left behind with just sales.

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    Best Buy2019-08-17
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