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Updated September 19, 2017
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  • Somewhat of a hard work life balance (in 434 reviews)

  • I wish I could have been a full time employee (in 502 reviews)

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  1. "It's the best paying and most flexible job for a college student"

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    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great pay relative to other retail jobs
    Extremely flexible schedule

    Cons

    Managers will always have favorites


  2. "Fun but cutthroat environment"

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    Current Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Shoreacres, TX
    Current Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Shoreacres, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Monthly bonuses (sometimes), employee discount, the inside scoop on new tech! The occasional free food from management and free merch

    Cons

    Employees get moved around a lot, so don't get comfortable. Management will throw you under the bus to look good. Blackout period

    Advice to Management

    Get better!

  3. "Sales"

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

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

    Pros

    Lots of fun. Great co-workers

    Cons

    Not enough hours on the paycheck

    Advice to Management

    Gave fun while being the best


  4. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (More than a year)

    Pros

    great people you work with, lots of opportunities.

    Cons

    not enough breaks at work

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "I have no expertise but I can learn very fast"

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    Current Employee - Front Lanes Cashier in Pearland, TX
    Current Employee - Front Lanes Cashier in Pearland, TX
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Close to home and like working with Electronics and I would like Best Buy to be my first job

    Cons

    One of the challenges is that I don't have a car but I can still get to work


  6. "System Designer"

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    Current Employee - Systems Designer in The Woodlands, TX
    Current Employee - Systems Designer in The Woodlands, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, potentially great pay.

    Cons

    Competition with the Best Buy home theater and lack of vision drom upper management to solve the issues.

    Advice to Management

    Design a better solution for HT core that arepaid hourly, to restrain from selling the same items that us as professional sales professionals in the MDC could do a much better job at educating and selling to our customers.


  7. "Opprotunties"

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    Current Employee - Technology Education Agent in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Technology Education Agent in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hard work get you recognize

    Cons

    Need more motivation so they keep up with work

  8. "Strategic Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Strategic Account Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for and leadership.

    Cons

    Job description from day one needs to be explained in more detail when it comes to commission. It takes sometime before you can make a decent commission payout due to high quotas.


  9. "Wonderful Culture"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    there was free food and many bonus opportunities.

    Cons

    There was a lot of early morning meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Learn everyone's name


  10. "Inventory Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere. Everybody that works there genuinely wants to help customers.

    Cons

    Sales is almost always favorited which is understandable but everybody is needed for the success of the business.


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