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Best Buy Minneapolis Reviews

Updated September 16, 2018
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  • "Work-life balance is difficult to perfect" (in 481 reviews)

  • "Is hard to get hired on full time" (in 555 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Be"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team striving for success

    Cons

    pay is not bad could be better with the rise of minimum wage

    Advice to Management

    continue on the path you are going down


  2. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A fun and welcoming environment with a great work life balance.

    Cons

    Really wish they would filter out the lazy and/or incompetent employees who waste people's time because they don't want to learn and grow

    Advice to Management

    Please when people express their issues with other employees's laziness and incompetence please look into it. It really slows down productivity when we have to work for 2 or 3 people.

  3. "Good Company"

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    Former Intern - IT Services Intern in Richfield, MN
    Former Intern - IT Services Intern in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and work environment

    Cons

    Tough management and cafeteria gets old after a while

    Advice to Management

    Get to know employees better


  4. "Consultation Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic company great work environment fun atmosphere

    Cons

    none that i can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing


  5. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to start a career and learn a base skillset

    Cons

    Day to day is very redundant.


  6. "advanced repair agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice exposure to fixing computers

    Cons

    Queue can be hectic, self-motivation required from coworkers


  7. "Senior Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Richfield, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong company values that are leading growth in an otherwise low growth retail market. Employee discount.

    Cons

    Questionable decision making at the Director level.

  8. "Great Place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment.
    Very relaxed.
    Great for entry level.

    Cons

    Poor pay.
    Vendors don't come around often enough.


  9. "Inventory Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richfield, MN

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

    Pros

    Gain a lot of knowledge about inventory control.

    Cons

    Lack of advancement in the field.


  10. "Fast paced"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Richfield, MN
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fast pace, always changing
    Many good people
    Amazing corp campus

    Cons

    Busy holidays supporting stores
    No rate increases for contractors

    Advice to Management

    Contractors need cost of living increases too.


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