Best Buy Chicago Reviews

Updated Jul 5, 2020

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11 Ratings
  1. "Great workplace if you put in the effort"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mobile and Connected Life Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Loved the atmosphere and coworkers. Managers were very understanding and supportive.

    Cons

    Sometimes had to deal with coworkers who didn't seem to know how to put in much effort.

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  2. "GOOD"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant General Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    people are nice and easy going

    Cons

    fast speed and a lot of work

  3. "Simple job but not much upward mobility"

    4.0
    Former Employee - STA in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    simple work, good for filling up a class requirement

    Cons

    not much upward mobility, dont like to hire internally

  4. "Good place to learn and grow"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    flexible hours, upfront expectations, good bonuses/employee perks

    Cons

    low pay for expectations/ minimal raises

  5. "Solid Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tuition Assistance, benefits, and the discount

    Cons

    Your mileage may vary store to store

  6. "Awesome place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Lead in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cutting edge technology, not commission based sales so you're able to develop authentic repor with customers, quantifiable career path

    Cons

    Typical retail woes (nights and weekends, long hours, short lunch)

  7. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Merchandiser in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    From my experience this company promotes within and a great company to grow with.

    Cons

    By it being retail you must work holidays.

  8. "Great environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advanced Repair Agent in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment Nice people Perks

    Cons

    Below average pay for work

  9. "Pushy and unorganized"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    In store discount on cables and phone cases

    Cons

    They dangled management spots to employees but in reality they would just promote their friends.

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  10. "Fun People Decent Benefits for Part-time"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Camera Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours easy to work with managers and associates

    Cons

    work on weekends and all major holidays

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