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Updated December 13, 2018
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  • "Work life balance but its retail" (in 489 reviews)

  • "Is hard to get hired on full time" (in 559 reviews)

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  1. "Mobile Sales Consultant"

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Great Team, and Its a caring company

    Cons

    Finding the proper work life balance


  2. "Home Theater SPC"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    fun, high paced, energetic, discounts

    Cons

    dealing with difficult customers, other than that no cons

    Advice to Management

    management is doing great

  3. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great entry level Job.

    Cons

    Sometimes hard to find and learn about products on the floor.


  4. "Mobile Sales Consultant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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

    401k, amazing management, work with school schedule, great staff, fun job

    Cons

    last minute and inconsistent schedule


  5. "Samsung expert"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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 full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, good benifits, room for advancement.

    Cons

    Favoritism with some of the employees.


  6. "cool place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good place to work no problems unless you get a strict best buy

    Cons

    weird scheduling if youre part time


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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 (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    BBY seems to be weathering the Amazon attack on its core business. Almost thriving.

    Cons

    Annual re-orgs were tough to live through and deliver as a manager with direct reports.

    Advice to Management

    Don’t change goals when the strategy isn’t working, change the strategy or the execution of said strategy.

  8. "Very Good Management/Coworkers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Nice people, lacking pay but promotions happen often

    Cons

    Micromanaging coworkers but no problems otherwise


  9. "Computer Sales Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Not too difficult, great coworkers

    Cons

    Being tracked on rev rather than customer nps always bothered me


  10. "Account manager"

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

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Work environment, people outside of management

    Cons

    Leadership isn’t exactly sure what to do, also the pay