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Best Buy Operation Reviews

Updated April 16, 2019
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Pros
  • "The employee discount is great and I love the accommodations" (in 1974 reviews)

  • "Fun to work for and all around enjoyable" (in 331 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be a bit hectic particularly during holiday season" (in 522 reviews)

  • "Not Commission based, not for full time if your not in leadership team" (in 579 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Genuinely great people, and a Company that is turning around to do the right things"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Goleta, CA
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Goleta, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome atmosphere and a great place to learn a lot of skills in the future.

    Cons

    Sometimes the opportunity to advance within your store can be difficult

    Advice to Management

    Keep caring about your employees and their lives beyond BBY.


  2. "good workplace for high school grads to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    friendly management, good benefits, location

    Cons

    schedule unbalanced, no holiday offs

  3. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Phone Operator in Martinsburg, WV
    Current Employee - Phone Operator in Martinsburg, WV
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic people to work with

    Cons

    Butt head customers that think they are all that.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  4. "Nice to work with team"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Geek Squad Operations Agent
    Former Employee - Geek Squad Operations Agent

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    The team I worked with was very nice. But they have since moved on to other careers.

    Cons

    The general managers shift too frequently.


  5. "Awesome"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in McAllen, TX
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in McAllen, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and great electronics to least about

    Cons

    Work life balance and seasonal schedule

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. "Great Company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    opportunities, pay, people, lots of room for advancement

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard. once salary you work pretty much every day


  7. "Great Fun Atmosphere"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Phone Operator in Mount Vernon, NY
    Current Employee - Customer Service Phone Operator in Mount Vernon, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Everyone seems respectful and helpful with one another.

    Cons

    It has that Warehouse feel and gets very cold.

    Advice to Management

    Still too early to offer any advice.

  8. "Day in the life"

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    Current Employee - Equipment Operator
    Current Employee - Equipment Operator

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good upper management

    Cons

    Not consistent hours.
    Slow advancement opportunities


  9. "Great Place"

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    Current Employee - Operations Director
    Current Employee - Operations Director

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Paid very well, high for the area

    Cons

    long hours, and sometimes terrible culture


  10. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Operations Specialist
    Former Employee - Operations Specialist

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Good company and benefits

    Cons

    Better sales training for new hires