Best Buy Northbrook Reviews

Updated Oct 18, 2019

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  1. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours and great perks.

    Cons

    Training could be better for new hires.

  2. "Best Buy, best of retail"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It's a good place to get discounts Good pay for retail The atmosphere makes it feel like you're NOT doing retail.

    Cons

    Management Great training when you start out, however it isn't kept up

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  3. "Good beginning job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best buy when I was working there (from 2013-jan2017) was a great company to work for. Great pay for a beginner's job and friendly workplace.

    Cons

    Best buy has made some changes that have made the workplace worse, less friendly, and less of a place you'd want to work in.

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  4. "Executive"

    3.0
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    Senior Accounts Manager in Northbrook, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours great people to work with close to shops easy advancement

    Cons

    Not the best pay management is very weak and a lot of racism

  5. "Long hours but build a family"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Northbrook, IL

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -The company is fun to work for and you will gain tons of new friends. - It is a great experience to go through. -Great management though the GM can be picky.

    Cons

    -Work environment hectic sometimes do to customers. -Long hours -Compensation is good but I advice you negotiate your starting wage. You can work as hard as you can and you cant expect much of a raise.

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  6. "Low Key and Laid back"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Support/Administrative Support in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    There are some great people that you can meet at Best Buy, both employees and clients. Great place to work if you are into tech. Discounts alone is a reason to be employed here.

    Cons

    All depends on the management staff. Its a bit lacks and some managers lack the resolve to to drive the business forward.

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  7. "Sales associate"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay but unprofessional managment

    Cons

    Bad hours and managers need to see thegood emplyees

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  8. "Great place for high school and college students"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work life balance, pay raise, bonus, people are nice depending on which location you're at.

    Cons

    can be slow at times

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  9. "6 months strong"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Northbrook, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Employee Discount Blue Crew Bucks - (Bonus) Ability to move around in the store through cross-training Solid starting base pay Hard work is awarded!!

    Cons

    scheduling based on numbers coat pat downs

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