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Best Buy Los Angeles Reviews

Updated June 4, 2017
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Pros
  • Employee Discount / Accommodations (in 1569 reviews)

  • You learn a lot about interacting with others (in 181 reviews)

Cons
  • Somewhat of a hard work life balance (in 424 reviews)

  • I wish I could have been a full time employee (in 474 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    awesome people and culture, great pay and perks (401k, end of year bonus, paid time off)

    Cons

    long hours, lots of work

    Advice to Management

    cut down our hours


  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - E-Commerce Manager in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - E-Commerce Manager in Irvine, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Loved my department and peers! Everyone was always very friendly and very helpful. Competitive in a positive way.

    Cons

    Not really a lot of room to be promoted within. People seemed to get picked for higher positions from out of the company.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "mobile"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    discounts, pretty flexible and overall good environment

    Cons

    no work is perfect. constantly changing goals

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees more


  4. "Okay for college students"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule/hours, great discounts, okay bonuses

    Cons

    Raises are capped at a low percentage (3-7%). A lot of pressure to oversell. Barely any training.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the people you have working for you.


  5. "Sale Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mission Viejo, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Mission Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule if you are in school, easy start in being introduced into sales.

    Cons

    large amount of responsibilities with little pay. High goals that are hard to hit. Most employees don't want to put in effort.

    Advice to Management

    be understanding and listen. As well help employees reach their metric goals instead of telling them.


  6. "BestBuy Mobile"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Culver City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    we get a lot of training and sometimes with the training we get free things.

    Cons

    The pay never increases. no raise, a lot of preaure to sell, but no incentives.

    Advice to Management

    TREAT YOUR EMPLOYEES BETTER


  7. "Stock associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stock Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Stock Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee discount was great
    Work-related and greatest product

    Cons

    Bad management team
    Listen to your employees

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the people that you work hard


  8. "Decent"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate in Palmdale, CA
    Former Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate in Palmdale, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    The company is a fun healthy environment

    Cons

    Lots of quotas that must be met


  9. "good for what it is"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The coworkers are very friendly and my manager did his best to help me out.

    Cons

    I wish the pay was better. Procedures change quickly without enough training


  10. "Best Buy is a good company to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Leader in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Leader in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Investment in the employees with training. Advancement opportunities. Benefits. Providing tools necessary to succeed. Teaching values you can utilize in life and future careers.

    Cons

    Depending on each management team, advancement can take a very long time. Line level employee pay isn't that great. Some managers don't love the Best Buy values and it makes the company look bad.

    Advice to Management

    Always believe in your associates. Back them up. Be the the store everyone wants to work at.


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