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Updated September 11, 2018
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  1. "Awesome company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Asset Protection Specialist in Toledo, OH
    Current Employee - Asset Protection Specialist in Toledo, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, bonus structure, company giving/philanthropy, moving in the right direction

    Cons

    I can honestly say as far as corporations are concerned, it would be difficult to find a better one to work for.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what we need to stay competitive!


  2. "Wonderful Experience and Good Management Overall"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Holland, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Holland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Energetic management, Training provided, Useful forums, Fun work environment.

    Cons

    Tough to move up in the same location, Sometimes understaffed at times

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the fun work environment.

  3. "Great job, Not my forever job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Findlay, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Findlay, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love the culture, love the coworkers, love management, love the benefits

    Cons

    hours, inconsistent schedules, low advancement

    Advice to Management

    Help people train and become better to have the best chance to advance


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    "Verizon Expert"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Verizon Expert in Youngstown, OH
    Current Employee - Verizon Expert in Youngstown, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    the pay isn't bad, bonuses are good when you get them

    Cons

    Management sucks when we're slow. 3 customers in the entire store and 50 employees but they're constantly yelling at employees to find customers to sell to.

    Advice to Management

    Don't nitpick your best employees. Employees leave management, not companies.


  5. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Springdale, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Springdale, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good environment, easy job assignments

    Cons

    Pay increments are low, closing sucks


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ontario, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Ontario, OH
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I liked the people i worked with

    Cons

    Management started threatening hours and your job if you did not meet hours and sales expectations

    Advice to Management

    Make the culture more positive and not so negative


  7. "General Manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Canton, OH
    Former Employee - General Manager in Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, employee purchase program, great vacation, benifits, and a company that truly values their employees.

    Cons

    Retail hours, Stock Purchase program needs a face lift, and new employees get the same amount of vacation as a tenured employee

    Advice to Management

    Set a more structured interview process, interviewers need to go through a "How to interview program" remember they are the face of the company to potiential employees. I would have HR do final interviews with top internal and external candidates to guarentee a fair and unbaised interview process has been done.

  8. "Sales focused retail"

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    Former Employee - Multi Channel Sales Associate in Dayton, OH
    Former Employee - Multi Channel Sales Associate in Dayton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good co workers, good entry level

    Cons

    As is typical with retail, heavy focus on sales. Very political with promotions/ cliques


  9. "Best Buy"

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    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in North Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in North Canton, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good hourly pay, decent benefits.

    Cons

    Hours of operation, a lot of management changes

    Advice to Management

    Don’t micromanage within the departments as much


  10. "Good Company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mason, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fun, great team, always learn new things about electronics.

    Cons

    Not enough hours when on part time.


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