Best Buy Chicago Reviews

Updated May 18, 2020

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3.7
85%
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Best Buy CEO Corie Barry (no image)
Corie Barry
20 Ratings
  1. "Solid Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

    Best Buy2020-05-14
  2. "A fun place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Wheeling, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    discount,flexable hours,get training and exapand horizons,good managment.

    Cons

    Long work hours during holiday time,pay rate could be better, constant reminder of hitting revenue goals.

    Best Buy2020-05-18
  3. "Was an alright place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Warehouse Specialist in Tinley Park, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Meet interesting people. Can be an enjoyable job with the right management

    Cons

    Far too easy to have bad management There are too many times that management takes the customer side

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    Best Buy2020-05-19
  4. "Ok.."

    3.0
    Former Employee - Merchandising Specialist in Algonquin, IL

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    - co-workers are easy to get along with - ED

    Cons

    - early mornings - you have to work every sunday morning - lots of physical work

    Best Buy2020-05-06
  5. "Sales Associate"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Woodridge, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Experience they offer is great.

    Cons

    Does not manage time very well.

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    Best Buy2020-04-29
  6. "Awesome place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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)

    Best Buy2020-04-13
  7. "Good to exercise sales skills"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Downers Grove, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team atmosphere. Exciting and on the fly learning about products.

    Cons

    Management can be pushy. Sometimes sales can be redundant.

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    Best Buy2020-03-30
  8. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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.

    Best Buy2020-03-04
  9. "Great environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

    Best Buy2020-02-08
  10. "Pushy and unorganized"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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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    Best Buy2020-02-21
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