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Best Buy Oklahoma City Reviews

Updated March 19, 2019
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Pros
  • "The employee discount is great and I love the accommodations" (in 1863 reviews)

  • "Fun to work for and all around enjoyable" (in 314 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hours are long and tough to manage work life balance" (in 502 reviews)

  • "New full-time employees PTO hours are extremely small" (in 563 reviews)

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  1. "Bestbuy"

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    Current Employee - Merchandising Specialist in Moore, OK
    Current Employee - Merchandising Specialist in Moore, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits and job security

    Cons

    Not very many hours even for Fulltime

    Advice to Management

    Better communication is key


  2. "Great starter job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Enjoyed the people I worked with, gained valuable sales experience

    Cons

    Wasn’t allowed to do certain jobs because I was a female. Learned afterward there were other women with similar issues.

    Advice to Management

    Support your female staff

  3. "Good time, weird management"

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    Current Employee - Geek Squad Consultant in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Consultant in Norman, OK

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

    Pros

    The schedule was fair, payment and benefits were great.

    Cons

    The management at the store was wonky.


  4. "Good Pay, Long Hours"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Stillwater, OK
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Stillwater, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Holiday time and a half pay
    -Easy advancement for in-store positions
    -Employee engagement team offers nice opportunities to volunteer, meet with other employees, win prizes for store competitions
    -Fair pay

    Cons

    -Employees are often overworked if the store is short staffed
    -Management is very sales/credit card driven, so employee requests and meetings are often overlooked


  5. "Managers make the job"

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    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A good manager can make the job fun

    Cons

    Co-workers can make the job miserable

    Advice to Management

    Hire capable employees


  6. "Good part time job, not a career path."

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    Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Norman, OK
    Current Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Norman, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good employee discount, non commission based

    Cons

    Layoffs, Upper management constantly changing what they want their employees to focus on and how to sell, need to play the favorites game to get promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Find more structure


  7. "Amazing company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Stillwater, OK
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Stillwater, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay, great benefits, tuition reimbursement, flexible with schedules, very active with training, have Chistmas and Easter off.

    Cons

    It's retail. You have to put up with some crazy customers, work some holidays, nights and weekends

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

  8. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Project Team Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Current Employee - Project Team Specialist in Oklahoma City, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and fun culture

    Cons

    Unprofessional, and not level pay between employees with same job title


  9. "Amazing company"

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    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in Norman, OK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Great environment
    Great people
    Great company
    Excellent customer interaction
    No commission

    Cons

    Coworkers like to gossip
    Not a lot of hours for part time
    No commission
    Not a lot of recognition
    More pressure for seasonal employees

    Advice to Management

    Keep more of your seasonal employees


  10. "Customer Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norman, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Norman, OK

    I worked at Best Buy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good discounts and accommodations.

    Cons

    Hated meeting Best Buy credit card requirements.


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