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Updated August 19, 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. "Sales Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of benefits for employees and opportunities if given the right choice

    Cons

    Lots of favoritism within the management team. Females move up faster

    Advice to Management

    Don't let favorites guide your stores


  2. "Great company to work for"

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

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers and knowledgeable managers.

    Cons

    Can be treated like commission without making commission.

  3. "Sr. Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Richfield, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Richfield, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture, environment, fun, growth, potential, team.

    Cons

    Re-orgs, shifting priorities, layoffs, Rosalind Chevreuil

    Advice to Management

    Keep your dedicated long term employees happy, they built the company and the culture


  4. "Great company who loves it people, but needs better leaders."

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    Current Employee - Verizon Expert in Fairfield, CA
    Current Employee - Verizon Expert in Fairfield, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of room to advance with little to know or experience.
    Great pay if you can earn it. Fairly easy job and funny to talk to people.

    Cons

    But that's only if you have great leadership. Be prepared to work like a dog for some managers. Favoritism can happen alpt especially because of in store romance.


  5. "Lead Sales Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Lead in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and training !

    Cons

    Black Friday is never any better

    Advice to Management

    Promote from within please people!


  6. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Loved the opportunities given to grow if willing to relocate.

    Cons

    Unable to continuously relocate


  7. "Great Job For Full Time!"

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    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Alexandria, LA
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate in Alexandria, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment to work in. Great people. I loved being there.

    Cons

    Part time didnt get many hours.
    Too many people in some departments.

    Advice to Management

    I wish you guys wouldn't have hired people all the time.

  8. "Good place if your serious about advancement"

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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 benefits lots of room for advancement great deals on electronics

    Cons

    prob work/life balance if your FT but thats about it


  9. "beat buy management"

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

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    great company, good benefits, great atmosphere.

    Cons

    hours are bad but thats retail


  10. "Best Buy"

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    • 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

    Energetic work environment, co-workers are easy to get along with

    Cons

    Holiday time off is hard to come by


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