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Updated November 18, 2017
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  • Somewhat of a hard work life balance (in 446 reviews)

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  1. "sales consult/geek squad associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    pay is decent
    great managing support staff

    Cons

    did not like paying out over time even when it was necessary


  2. "Geek Squad Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good friendships and great training

    Cons

    closing all their little stores

  3. "Sales Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, accommodating, gives raises, easy to move up in company

    Cons

    Working holidays, does not always seem equal, boring


  4. "Best Buy Is A Good Company"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    Provides a great work environment.

    Cons

    There are none at this time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on the employee and the employee will keep focusing on meeting management goals.


  5. "good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    good pay, nice coworkers, discount

    Cons

    leadership turnover was pretty high


  6. "Smart Home Expert"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Smart Home Expert in Temple, TX
    Current Employee - Smart Home Expert in Temple, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for Entry Level Job. Company invests growth to loyal employees who wish to grow within the company.

    Cons

    Management is very different from store to store, and this can greatly impact your experience with for growth within this company

    Advice to Management

    Invest more time into properly training employees, rather then letting them slip through the cracks


  7. "It pays the bills but..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Verizon Sales Representative in Duluth, GA
    Former Employee - Verizon Sales Representative in Duluth, GA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great benefits! Great Pay!

    Cons

    Favoritism is always an issue. Management is constantly yelling at associates of sales haven’t been met. No holidays off except Easter and Christmas

  8. "Assistant manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Best buy empowers employees and really cares about their experience .

    Cons

    Irregular schedule. Very high business goals.


  9. "Best Buy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere to be in.

    Cons

    Goals are sometimes unaligned across management


  10. "Great place to work. Great management."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Huntsville, AL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Huntsville, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, competitive pay scale, good discount

    Cons

    Holiday season is extremely busy.


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