Best Buy General Manager Reviews

Updated Feb 10, 2020

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3 Ratings
  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - General Manager 

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment and fun environment.

    Cons

    Retail hours Can lead to long hours

    Best Buy2019-12-10
  2. "Great Company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The advancement opportunities are great.

    Cons

    Constant feeling of going out of business trying to compete with Amazon.

    Best Buy2020-02-10
  3. "Amazing company to work for, but still some opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay Stock incentive Freedom to run the business as I see fit Power to motivate employees

    Cons

    Bonus program is patently unfair Work/life balance can be difficult sometimes Company is too focused on warm fuzzy things of late and not enough on strategy

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    Best Buy2019-12-12
  4. "overall good place to work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - General Manager in Oklahoma City, OK

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    pay was good, and the people you work with

    Cons

    work life balance does not exist. you are on call even on vacation.

    Best Buy2019-11-19
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Wrong focuses at times"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager 

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good money for General Managers

    Cons

    Schedule is brutal if you have family

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    Best Buy2019-10-01
  6. "Great culture"

    5.0
    Former Employee - General Manager 

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Exciting and fast pace , never quiet

    Cons

    Work life balance can suffer

    Best Buy2019-09-13
  7. "Great Employee Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working together with your team members to accomplish goals.

    Cons

    Better not care about celebrating Thanksgiving...

    Best Buy2019-07-18
  8. "Great Money , tough job"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Hanover, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary , bonuses, benefits stock plan and retirement

    Cons

    Training is non existent for leadership and the expectations are very high. You can reach every metric and still loose your job in politics. The DMV is very challenging

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    Best Buy2019-07-29
  9. "Management Reality"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Amazing discounts, being in the know of new technology. Working with so many different personalities.

    Cons

    Politics, either play the game or be played. Work life balance is not a company focus.

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    Best Buy2019-05-17
  10. "Best Buy"

    4.0
    Current Employee - General Manager 

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Fun and chances to grow and travel

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes never having a break

    Best Buy2019-05-15
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