Best Buy Richmond Reviews

Updated Jun 5, 2020

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3 Ratings
  1. "Good company! Good Pay! Okay Management"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Computer Sales Associate in Midlothian, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy for more than a year

    Pros

    - Showed videos and trained you well prior to selling - Discount is 5% above wholesale pricing - geek squad protection is dirt cheap - Easy to move around positions in the store

    Cons

    - The management title went to some of my managers heads (got to bossy) - I was top salesmen of the month and they gave me a 10$ gift card for selling $80k worth of goods

  2. "Made a lot of good connections"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Mechanicsville, VA

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learned a lot of tech and sales.

    Cons

    Uneven pay structure between employees doing same job.

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  3. "Good job to have while in school"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mobile Apple Master in Richmond, VA

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Tuition reimbursement only if full time*

    Cons

    Too much politics involved, toxic culture

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  4. "Great job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Asset Protection in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best buy is a great company to work for there is never a dull moment as we all know new things in technology are always coming out so at Best Buy. Its always an exciting time when a new anticipated product is set for release there are fun people to work with and great benefits like employee discounts.

    Cons

    They are very pushy when it comes to credit card applications and pushing additional accessories for purchased products.

  5. "Pretty decent part time job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible with my schedule Encouraged personal development

    Cons

    difficult to get weekends off

  6. "Fun Job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Team Lead in Chesterfield, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Discount, cool work environment, good people

    Cons

    Long changing hours, pay was low for work put on

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  7. "Stores vary with their employees"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Mechanicsville, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Discount Some good people Good work/life balance

    Cons

    The “clique” feel of every one there Even after reporting something substantial, nothing happens Managers definitely pick favorites

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  8. "sales associate"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good people to work for

    Cons

    long work days at work

  9. "Great First Job"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - "Adjunto a dirección financiera, responsable de contabilidad" in Glen Allen, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    HR support, bonuses, performance management, prescription drug discount, vision discount, employee discount, pet insurance, commuter benefits, savings on auto and home insurance

    Cons

    Working with people who are easily agitated if they don’t know what you’re talking about, working with management who sometimes doesn’t understand that bothering customers too many times causes them to get upset and leave

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Computer and Tablets Sales Associate"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer and Tablet Sales Associate in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very laid back, learned a lot.

    Cons

    There was not anything that I had a problem with.

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