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Best Buy Houston Reviews

Updated January 11, 2019
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  • "Work Life balance can use some work" (in 495 reviews)

  • "Is hard to get hired on full time" (in 562 reviews)

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  1. "Life as a bestbuy employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Katy, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Katy, TX

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, professional and goal oriented

    Cons

    little to no hours after holidays as part time


  2. "Best Buy"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Baytown, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Baytown, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    at the time more pay than many retails.

    Cons

    still the pay is low and no full time positions so the do not pay healthcare.

  3. "multi channel specialist"

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    Former Employee - Multi Channel Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Multi Channel Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    there cool job and i had alot of fun working there

    Cons

    had more hours and more weekends off

    Advice to Management

    more opportunity to move up


  4. "Has potential to be a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Project Team Specialist in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Project Team Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are good
    Pay is ok
    A lot of Overtime depending on which team you work for
    Expenses paid on hotels and car rentals for travel

    Cons

    Being away from home for too long (wouldn’t recommend for anyone with a family, but I’ve seen many people make it work)
    A lot of Favoritism (lets just hope that you’re one of the favorites

    Advice to Management

    Be equally fair to all employees
    There should be more verbal communication
    If there’s a problem please address it


  5. "Inventory Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Rosenberg, TX
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Rosenberg, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Loved to be able to do online orders and move around the store all the time.

    Cons

    Hated unloading the trucks and have to spend all night doing this and no one from the other departments would help at all.

    Advice to Management

    Its okay to hire more people and let them work only a few days a week. Thats all some people really need.


  6. "Great company to work for, takes care of their employees"

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    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Baytown, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Baytown, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly, great opportunities , flexible

    Cons

    Holiday season is crazy be prepared

    Advice to Management

    Keep taking care of your employees


  7. "Focused on People ( both employee and customer)"

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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mike - Victor - Albert

    These guys are 1 unit and know how to pick talent and grow a team. They are EXTREMELY ethical and the definition of servant leadership.

    I’m a new hire with a lot of experience however I am still coachable and willing to learn. Victor and my direct supervisor as been absolutely amazing with how they put training and real life situation in front of you. They establish foundation and are excited to see you thrive.

    Cons

    Light on staffing but these guys know how to make the adjustments needed.

    Advice to Management

    Keep mike - victor - Albert

    These guys are rare !!!! EXTREMELY RARE !!!

  8. "Best Buy"

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    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Possibly one of my favorite jobs. absolutely loved working with my team and benefits and PTO was pretty good!

    Cons

    Could only speak about my location, but lost of favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Don't have favorites


  9. "It was a great working environment but useless upper management held the store back from reaching their full potential."

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    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Lead in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Coworkers
    Customer interaction
    Discounts
    New products

    Cons

    Upper supervisors, general manager and district manager
    You can get pay way more for the same position at a bigger store.

    Advice to Management

    You need to have better judgement of characters when hiring. And pay your people reason why turn over is so high because they can easily made up to three dollars more at different store.


  10. "Great for the first 2 years of employment but as of recent many employees are quitting due to management."

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    Former Employee - Technology Education Agent in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Technology Education Agent in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, PTO, and Employee discount

    Cons

    Management and high sales goals

    Advice to Management

    Please allow your employees to work without harassing them to upsell over the headset.


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