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Updated September 22, 2018
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  1. "Lead Mobile Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Anchorage, AK
    Former Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Anchorage, AK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent management benefits great company to work for

    Cons

    Could pay a little bit more but still a great company

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  2. "Wonderful Experience and Good Management Overall"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Holland, OH
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Holland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Energetic management, Training provided, Useful forums, Fun work environment.

    Cons

    Tough to move up in the same location, Sometimes understaffed at times

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the fun work environment.

  3. "Project Team Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Schedule was 4 days a week, so that meant 3 days off.

    Cons

    Lots of attention to detail, very mentally and labor intensive, did lots of driving, walking in one day, sometimes got asked if i wanted to start a shift at 2am. Burned out really quickly.


  4. "Apple master"

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

    Pros

    Co workers college job and pay

    Cons

    Management. Miscommunication of sales. And pays on the back for good jobs

    Advice to Management

    To compensate us better for the amount of sales we bring in each year which is close to one million per employee per year of sales


  5. "Fun for an Entry Level Job"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Multichannel Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Multichannel Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to play with all the new tech as soon as it comes out and all your coworkers are probably into video games, tech, and other nerd stuff. Sales and customer service goals are easy to meet.

    Cons

    All the things that come along with any customer service job (angry customers, irregular hours, etc.).


  6. "CSS"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSS
    Current Employee - CSS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere. Decent pay for those just starting out.

    Cons

    I dont have anyt huh ing negative to say.


  7. "Sales Lead"

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    • 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

    Monthly and quarterly bonuses, flexible hours

    Cons

    Some slow time with high sales targets

  8. "Great Job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Friendly work enviroment. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Hard to get off with PTO


  9. "Experience at Best Buy"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Treat you well
    Annual reviews
    Great discount
    Monthly and quarterly bonuses

    Cons

    Upper management often times blames you for their own shortcomings


  10. "SWAT"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    hours were ideal, all the hours you wanted

    Cons

    not flexible, hard to get time off


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