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Updated September 2, 2018
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  • "Work life balance but its retail" (in 483 reviews)

  • "Is hard to get hired on full time" (in 556 reviews)

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  1. "Perfect Management Team"

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    Current Employee - Maryland in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Maryland in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is Corporation PROFESSIONALISM exist..

    Cons

    The majority of benefits are for full timers only.

    Advice to Management

    Get more benefits to part- timers.


  2. "Great discount worse management"

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    Current Employee - Magnolia Home Theater Sales Associate in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Magnolia Home Theater Sales Associate in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discount! You cant beat any retails
    (If you are full time they pay for college )

    Cons

    Management sucks
    Promote/demoted all depends on how close you are will manager or gm
    Number (sales) doesn't matter

    Advice to Management

    Management need to focus on individuals who are willing to work and need to promote who is doing great what they should do

  3. "Retail sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Towson, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Towson, MD
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    People you work with
    Discount

    Cons

    Management is solely numbers driven
    Who do you know culture
    No real bonus

    Advice to Management

    Promote people that can sell


  4. "sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Gaithersburg, MD
    Current Employee - Sales in Gaithersburg, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great place to work at

    Cons

    have to work on holidays, and every weekend.


  5. "Absolutely great job, always evolving and growing department!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Connected Home in Bel Air, MD
    Current Employee - Connected Home in Bel Air, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    With the right mentor in your department you can really learn alot. This company is always encouraging you to learn so it is an absolute perfect match for me.

    Cons

    The annoying hazing program, aka getting your blue shirt, which is just Best Buy's hazing program to make you feel like a noob for 2 months at times.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the hazing, but besides that great job!


  6. "Inventory/Merch Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Annapolis, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Annapolis, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun place to work, Everyday is something new.

    Cons

    Customers are sometimes hard to deal with


  7. "Worth if you are ready to work"

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    Former Employee - Merchandising Specialist in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Merchandising Specialist in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They generally have good workers who are willing to work with you so far you are ready to work

    Cons

    Sometimes, they could be a little TOO work oriented that it gives the workplace a dull and numb feeling.

    Advice to Management

    Please make your team put things where they belong. Enforce it! Or else, people who like to ensure things go to their rightful places will be slowed down.

  8. "Great place for a part-time summer job"

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    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Annapolis, MD
    Former Employee - Inventory Specialist in Annapolis, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Management was great to part-time employees

    Cons

    I can't think of any

    Advice to Management

    Stay cool


  9. "Lead sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Laurel, MD
    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Laurel, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best buy deals with latest technology and I love to talk about what a new device can do. I like to put a smile on the customers faces

    Cons

    They didn't give us enough hours, it was a very good location but the rent for the store could not be reduced and best buy had to leave.

    Advice to Management

    I will be glad to do the job


  10. "The Company Is Full Of BS!!"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Salisbury, MD
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Salisbury, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Money Was Good , Friendly Customers

    Cons

    Working Long Hours, Employees Are Careless , Rude Management

    Advice to Management

    Learn How To Be More Perfessional When Trying To Make Your Establishment Better .
    The Company Is Full Of BS!!!!!!!!! They Very Rude Towards Customers And Don’t Acknowledge Customers Walking In . Customers Would Ask For Assistance And You Would Have Employees Just Standing Around Having Conversation! It’s Just A Poor Establishment


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