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Best Buy Cincinnati Reviews

Updated February 15, 2018
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  • Work life balance but its retail (in 467 reviews)

  • hours were not always the best considering im a full time student (in 539 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Scheduling can be very flexible for any situation, Great people to work with on the floor and off, Company recognizes having fun at work can be important too, Every day is different, Good Benefits, discounts, medical, vision, dental, 401k, stock, and tuition assistance, Career opportunities to grow with the company.

    Cons

    At times systems can go down at the worst times making life difficult or information that comes from corporate doesn't quite match reality, Unfortunately, once in awhile the customers being dealt with can be hostile for no reason too

    Advice to Management

    Continue paying attention to your sales associates. They are the driving force and so far you are doing a very good job.


  2. "Sales Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing Discounts
    Flexible Schedule
    Good Middle Level Management

    Cons

    Holidays can be rough, due to hours and customers

  3. "Good for parttime"

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    Former Employee - Portable Electronics Sales Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Portable Electronics Sales Associate in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and good coworkers

    Cons

    expectations and work/personal life balance

    Advice to Management

    Take it one day at a time.


  4. "Childish employees, pathetic management."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apple Expert in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Apple Expert in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Nothing, really. I guess the pay is okay for retail, if they like you and you’re buddies with the managers.

    Cons

    Managers play favorites, take part in all the drama, lie to your face. Not one “manager” over 26 years old.

    Advice to Management

    Grow up.


  5. "Once a great place to work, Not Anymore"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employee Discount is the only thing.

    Cons

    Low Pay
    Self Insurance Company - You get hurt at work, your screwed.
    Awful Hours

    Advice to Management

    I hope god has mercy on your souls.


  6. "Great place, low pay"

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    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee discount, employees and management were amazing. Plenty of hours to go around. Super willing to work around my schedule.

    Cons

    Low pay but thats typical in retail. Not always the most opportunities to move up.


  7. "Computer Sales Associate treated badly"

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    Former Employee - Computer Sales in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Computer Sales in Cincinnati, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Large company.
    Room for growth.

    Cons

    Too much favoritism.
    Raises come too slow.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more.

  8. "Job was okay if you liked your managers"

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    Former Employee - Geek Squad Leader in Cincinnati, OH
    Former Employee - Geek Squad Leader in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Co-workers were great, customers were okay.

    Cons

    Management could of been better.

    Advice to Management

    Were people not animals


  9. "It's just OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, most of the time you are out on the road in clients homes and not tied down in a store. Great employee discount.

    Cons

    Multiple managers that act as if they are your boss. Actual boss is located hundreds of miles away and has very little contact, except when you do something wrong. Very little praise given.


  10. "Mobile Consultant"

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    Current Employee - OHIO in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - OHIO in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, decent pay, excellent discounts.

    Cons

    Excellent discounts, spend way too much! Raises are yearly and based on performance which can be out of your control at times.

    Advice to Management

    Add more incentives to promote better performance. Less focus on credit apps and more on customer satisfaction (can go hand in hand though).


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