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San Rafael, CA

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  • Somewhat of a hard work life balance (in 434 reviews)

  • I wish I could have been a full time employee (in 502 reviews)

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  1. "Solid company with room for growth in some areas"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Deputy Field Marshall in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Deputy Field Marshall in San Rafael, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive salaries, room for promotions

    Cons

    Working retail hours (weekends, overtime during holidays), more emphasis on performance numbers than personal development

    Advice to Management

    Create a better plan for training employees who enter new roles, particularly employees who enter a management role


  2. "Great job if you are into technology!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in San Rafael, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in San Rafael, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun people to work with, supportive managers, family environment and they treat you well, especially around lack Friday (Food! It depends on your GM though).

    Cons

    Your schedule will change weekly and management can be pushy with numbers.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on what employees have to say.

  3. "Sales Associate / Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Specialist in San Rafael, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Specialist in San Rafael, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team dynamics with co-workers

    Cons

    not very flexible when requesting time off, even when giving on month notice.

    Advice to Management

    Be more flexible and work with employees to meet their needs. This will decrease turn over


  4. "Fun at times"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in San Rafael, CA
    Current Employee - Seasonal Sales Associate in San Rafael, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are some nice people

    Cons

    Managers here (the female ones) are kinda tough. They only care about the money and how you look. Everyone else is cool though.

    Advice to Management

    Loosen up a little not everything can be perfect...


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