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Best Buy Houston Reviews

Updated May 3, 2018
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  • Work-life balance is difficult to perfect (in 474 reviews)

  • hours were not always the best considering im a full time student (in 544 reviews)

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  1. "Mobile sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for and looks out for each and every employee

    Cons

    Hours can be slim at times

    Advice to Management

    Most of the time you guys are on point with all aspects of the business. More communication with all management would be helpful for the sales team and would filter down from there.


  2. "Inventory Specialist"

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

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

    Pros

    They work out your hours based on your school needs

    Cons

    hard to get extra hours then what you are scheduled for

  3. "not bad"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Webster, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Webster, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    higher then usual pay then other places, if your store does well you get a bonus, holiday pay,

    Cons

    varies by store can be amazing can be horrible


  4. "Insurance Agent"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Life Agent in Houston, TX
    Current Contractor - Life Agent in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Best Buy as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Self employed for right now

    Cons

    No assistant plan for one in near future

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  5. "security job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Security Officer With III and the I/II Years in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Security Officer With III and the I/II Years in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    hope they live up to the name BEST

    Cons

    being a new job seeker, dont know the cons yet


  6. "It was a fun experience to build your customer service skills and meet new people. Everyday was something new"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of the pros for working with Best buy were obviously the discounts on items which can be extremely cheap.

    Cons

    You had a weekly sales goal that needs to be met and that can be stressful at times. There will always be angry customers but you just gotta know how to handle the situation

    Advice to Management

    Upper management was lenient. Had a mix between micro managing and allowed employees to have control


  7. "Wonderful Company to Work For"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Connections Lead in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Connections Lead in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee benefits. Environment. Training. Company itself. They promote based off of work ethic and not off of seniority which is amazing.

    Cons

    Lots of teenagers or immature people who create drama. People who work just for the paycheck and don't care about the job itself. Politics. Do not get involved with it. Even the strongest most mature person with great work ethic will undoubtedly find themselves hearing their name in some kind of drama.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure the employees keep their focus on their job and not each other.

  8. "District Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - District Sales Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits; customer and employees focus

    Cons

    Poor Quality of life; working hours are long and require a lot of work from home to keep up.


  9. "Sales Consultant (Seasonal)"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Katy, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Katy, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, works really well for college students.
    Veteran employees are generally nice and helpful.
    Employee Discount
    Good place to get your first job.

    Cons

    Hours are hard to come by-especially if you are a seasonal worker.


  10. "sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    awesome management
    good hours
    great discounts
    easy day to day tasks

    Cons

    minimal breaks
    very slow days
    no commisions


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