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Updated January 20, 2018
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  • Somewhat of a hard work life balance (in 451 reviews)

  • PTO when first becoming full time is unbearable low (in 519 reviews)

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  1. "Easy labor Job - WAREHOUSE"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Woodland Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in Woodland Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome team to be a part.
    Competitive pay.
    Hours are there.
    THE DISCOUNT

    Cons

    The occasional bad customer
    The occasional restroom mess


  2. "Forner employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxnard, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oxnard, CA

    I worked at Best Buy (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee discount waa really great. Coworkers were good to work with.

    Cons

    Manangement favors individuals, part time hours vary a lot, raises are minimal.

  3. "CA"

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    Former Employee - Consultation Agent in Culver City, CA
    Former Employee - Consultation Agent in Culver City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall cool job, competitive and simple

    Cons

    Coverage,
    Management only looks at numbers,
    Favoritism

    Advice to Management

    Employee coverage can help maintain high ratings and overall customer satisfaction.


  4. "Bestbuy sales consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Best Buy Mobile - Sales Consultant in Simi Valley, CA
    Current Employee - Best Buy Mobile - Sales Consultant in Simi Valley, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It’s an enjoyable environment to work in and I am pleased with the friends I have made while working at Best buy

    Cons

    Having to stress out about the sales goals put on me that our just outrageous

    Advice to Management

    No advice I enjoy working with most of my managers


  5. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Burbank, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Burbank, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with friends made it easy

    Cons

    Bad management too much favoritism can’t move up

    Advice to Management

    More attentive


  6. "There is opputuinty there"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Pasadena, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you really want to grow and feel like your work matters there is a way to do so. People have been with the company for years and most Gms started as seasonal associates at one point.

    Cons

    The pay scale should probably be adjusted to better fit performance. I know I felt under valued for a long time.

    Advice to Management

    None as it is more store by store that seems to be the issue.


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fullerton, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Fullerton, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team driven. a lot of employee support and resources

    Cons

    Numbers driven. Not always thinking of the customer

  8. "Overall employment"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company really tries to stay current with customer and employer trends, just limited to P&L budgets. Greta learning on how to communicate with others. Great employee discount

    Cons

    Yearly changes in restructuring all aspects of the business

    Advice to Management

    Lead by example, show you can do what you ask the employees to do


  9. "It’s fine"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Signal Hill, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Signal Hill, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing employee discount, coworkers are great

    Cons

    Hours can be cut without warning

    Advice to Management

    Encourage your team, connect with your team. Don’t make your team feel left out of discussions. Don’t promote people because of favoritism when they don’t perform well.


  10. "Not Bad"

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    Former Employee - Appliance Sales Specialist in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Appliance Sales Specialist in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy work, nice supervisors and hours.

    Cons

    They have a "formula" for sales and you need to say exactly those specific words, even if the conversation does not naturally flow.


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