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Updated August 17, 2017
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  • Somewhat of a hard work life balance (in 429 reviews)

  • Limited hours when not working full time (in 492 reviews)

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  1. "Mobile Sales services"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile - Sales Consultant
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile - Sales Consultant
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Its easy if your good at convincing to people to buy things they dont need.

    Cons

    Not much upward mobility available


  2. "Good Work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Computer Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Best Buy Computer Sales Associate in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee Discount, slow days, good people.

    Cons

    Sales goals, not much else.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, some of the best managers I've ever had. Very kind and understanding, but firm and knowledgeable.

  3. "Fast Pace Modern Retail"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Working with young talented tech savvy people

    Cons

    Training is limited to videos. No comprehensive manual on POS or OMS.


  4. "love my job"

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

    Pros

    fast paced competitive environment that is fun too

    Cons

    i have no problems so far


  5. "Pressure on the Sales floor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Discounts and hours were reasonable

    Cons

    Management rode the sales team to sell credit cards and extended warrenties


  6. "Sales Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great place to work. great teams

    Cons

    No home office. Long working hours


  7. "Best Buy AT&T expert"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AT&T Mobile Expert in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - AT&T Mobile Expert in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers, bonus pay, PTO for vacation and sick days, time and a half pay on holidays, fantastic insurance 401k and stock options.

    Cons

    Minimum of 40 hours a week. Everything else here is fantastic but it would also depend on location. Certain employees lack work ethic but it's up to you to do your job so it hasn't cause me any issues.

    Advice to Management

    NA

  8. "Merchandising"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandiser
    Former Employee - Merchandiser
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Early shift
    Behind the scenes
    Minimal customer interaction
    Morning schedule

    Cons

    Divided warehouse roles
    Lack of training


  9. "stress on sales without the benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Owings Mills, MD
    Current Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Owings Mills, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good training
    friendly management (at my location)

    Cons

    stress on upselling without the benefit of commission.


  10. "Amazing"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Bilingual Sales Associate in Charlottesville, VA
    Former Employee - Bilingual Sales Associate in Charlottesville, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Getting to know new people

    Cons

    Always busy during all year around

    Advice to Management

    Need better cleaning supplies


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