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Updated October 17, 2018
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  • "Work life balance but its retail" (in 483 reviews)

  • "Is hard to get hired on full time" (in 556 reviews)

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  1. "Awsome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Employee discount is amazing worth

    Cons

    Management doesnt always care about the customer just push the sale


  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company and Great Pay

    Cons

    None. They are a great company

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the customers

  3. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Destin, FL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Destin, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment
    Nice work ethic
    Good pay

    Cons

    Lack of training in some areas

    Advice to Management

    More one on one training time


  4. "CSS"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Awesome stuff can happen here

    Cons

    Bad Stuff can happen here

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  5. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Schaumburg, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great Discounts on Insignia products

    Cons

    - Sometimes management could be little too needy.


  6. "Its okay"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Understanding and flexible with hours

    Cons

    a lot of responsibility for one person

    Advice to Management

    hire more people for every section of the store


  7. "It's a great position and teaches you alot about how cellphones."

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    Former Employee - Mobile - Sales Consultant in Bloomingdale, IL
    Former Employee - Mobile - Sales Consultant in Bloomingdale, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great manager, great team.

    Cons

    Asking for days off, a lot of down time.

    Advice to Management

    Needs better structure and treat everyone equally

  8. "Inventory"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, fun, good discount.

    Cons

    Under payed, some people never wanna move up so you can’t in the same store.

    Advice to Management

    Help people move up.


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Good tuition reimbursement for school

    Cons

    Management at Northwest Crossing sucks

    Advice to Management

    Needs new GM


  10. "Fun company that you can make a career at if you so choose."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, and company attitude. Are able to move up from ground floor. Lots of different things to do and if you do some networking you can go places.

    Cons

    It’s retail. A bad manager can make it hell.

    Advice to Management

    Trust your team and listen to them when they push back. Your best employees can tell you more about your department than you think.


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