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Updated February 18, 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. "Inventory"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Love the people I work with.
    The warehouse is different every day.

    Cons

    Its hard to move up at this location.


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    good Managers, Social team, good training

    Cons

    GM's sometimes have unreasonable expectations or team

  3. "Decent discounts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    The discounts were pretty good.

    Cons

    It's probably as good as you could expect from that type of position/job.


  4. "Great place to work part time, nice employee discount."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, training, employee discount

    Cons

    During the holidays it can be very hectic/stressful. Better for people who like fast paced environments.


  5. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Sanford, FL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Sanford, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule
    Good pay, bonus structure is great, management is fun and laid back.

    Cons

    None I love working here

    Advice to Management

    They’re great


  6. "Positive atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Hands on training as well as in depth instructional.

    Cons

    Can’t think of any, possibly commute


  7. "Great Job for College Students"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Samsung Experience Sales Representative in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Samsung Experience Sales Representative in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility to be able to balance a full-time work schedule with a full-time school schedule.

    Cons

    Many store leaders to a poor job at leading a group of people by example. They tend to do things that they advise employees not to do.

  8. "Assistant store manager that’s gets hourly pay"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Manager in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere good place for a team environment

    Cons

    Nights, weekends and holiday you work

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time visiting stores


  9. "Diverse and Fun Work Environment"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Well Paid
    Positive Outlook
    Good Management Structure

    Cons

    Work Load can be overly-heavy at times, large commitment outside of work


  10. "Family"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Lady Lake, FL
    Current Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Lady Lake, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Caring, kind, understanding, thoughtful, and curtious

    Cons

    Uh. I haven’t found any yet.