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Found 636 reviews

3.6
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75%
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Best Buy CEO Ron Wilson
Ron Wilson
155 Ratings
Pros
  • "The employee discount is great and I love the accommodations(in 1863 reviews)

  • "Fun to work for and all around enjoyable(in 314 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hours are long and tough to manage work life balance(in 502 reviews)

  • "New full-time employees PTO hours are extremely small(in 563 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Sales Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overseeing and developing a driven sales team. Learning and growing through experiences and challenges. Helping others get to where they want to go in their careers and lives.

    Cons

    Feels like we are stuck in the past sometimes. Policies and procedures vs Customer Experience Online experience with marketplace and things sold by bestbuy.ca

    Advice to Management

    Continue to grow your people and allow them to become the best version of themselves.

  2. "HS Specialist"

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    Current Employee - HS Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I like my manager and my team. They are fair. Training is good and you learn a lot with a hands on approach.

    Cons

    Weekly meetings with a closer look to our results. Of course minimum wage is too low

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the open door policy

  3. "Sales associate"

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      Current Employee - Sales Associate in Burnaby, BC

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

      Pros

      Great area and customer service for customers

      Cons

      No commission involved at all

    • "Great Place to work"

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      Current Employee - Product Process Specialist in St. John's, NL
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Opportunity for growth and learning

      Cons

      Not enough hours through the year

      Advice to Management

      cross train employee

    • "Headquarters is great!"

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      Former Employee - Production Artist in Burnaby, BC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Best Buy for more than a year

      Pros

      Team is efficient and great to work with. Cafeteria and gym in the building. Bus from skytrain to HQ is a plus

      Cons

      Parking is a pain. In the middle of nowhere

      Advice to Management

      More communication to employees

    • "Great Experience"

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      Former Employee - Sales Representative in Brampton, ON
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Fun, Easy Environment Friendly Co-workers Nice benefits

      Cons

      Management wants to hit targets

    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Sales Representative in Surrey, BC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Great work environment , good employee discounts

      Cons

      Nothing I can think of

    • "Not bad but could be better"

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      Current Employee - Home Solutions Specialist in St. John's, NL
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Usually, the staff you tend to work with are awesome and good discounts.

      Cons

      Focus way too much on Geek Squad protection and services. The work environment can seem culty at times.

    • "Above average warehouse environment"

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      Current Employee - Logistic Asso in Langley, BC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good benefits and continous training

      Cons

      Not much vertical advancement due to limited vertical positions

    • "I like it"

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      Current Employee - HSE Specialist in Toronto, ON
      Recommends

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

      Pros

      I will talk about my store. Management is friendly and nice. They act what they preach. They are fair and honest . My supervisor has a cool head and knows a lot about his trade

      Cons

      Of course, the salary could be better. The way they do the scheduling is somewhat a black box for me

      Advice to Management

      Keep doing it

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