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Updated March 29, 2018
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  • Work life balance but its retail (in 467 reviews)

  • hours were not always the best considering im a full time student (in 539 reviews)

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  1. "Cool pt"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Imaging in Chantilly, VA
    Current Employee - Digital Imaging in Chantilly, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You have flexibility in the schedule. You will learn about all departments. You get paid a decent amount and the company has alot of benefits

    Cons

    It is difficult to deal with people who demand a discount.

    Advice to Management

    Management is pretty great, they should work on giving positive feedback not lectures


  2. "Fun and enjoyable environment"

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    Current Employee - Computing and Tablet Sales Consultant in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Computing and Tablet Sales Consultant in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great job if you love technology and learning about it, decent pay, great way to move up fast in the company, if your store performs well then you receive a bonus per month.

    Cons

    you will have to deal with bad customers, sometimes it doesn't go over well, but that comes with every retail job, just make sure to be honest with your customers.

    Advice to Management

    None to give right now, my store is pretty well run.

  3. "Great first job"

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    Former Employee - Media Specialist in Springfield, VA
    Former Employee - Media Specialist in Springfield, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay for a part time job in high school. Management worked around my school schedule and where willing to train me to be more comfortable with the job.

    Cons

    It is difficult to move up in the company and with the younger staff that is there sometimes there is a little bit of favoritism.


  4. "Perfect Management Team"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maryland in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Maryland in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is Corporation PROFESSIONALISM exist..

    Cons

    The majority of benefits are for full timers only.

    Advice to Management

    Get more benefits to part- timers.


  5. "MCSA Best Buy"

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    Former Employee - Multi Channel Sales Associate in Sterling, VA
    Former Employee - Multi Channel Sales Associate in Sterling, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional management and proper training is given.

    Cons

    Very fast paced on certain days of the week.


  6. "Lead sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Laurel, MD
    Former Employee - Lead Sales Associate in Laurel, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best buy deals with latest technology and I love to talk about what a new device can do. I like to put a smile on the customers faces

    Cons

    They didn't give us enough hours, it was a very good location but the rent for the store could not be reduced and best buy had to leave.

    Advice to Management

    I will be glad to do the job


  7. "Worth if you are ready to work"

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    Former Employee - Merchandising Specialist in College Park, MD
    Former Employee - Merchandising Specialist in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They generally have good workers who are willing to work with you so far you are ready to work

    Cons

    Sometimes, they could be a little TOO work oriented that it gives the workplace a dull and numb feeling.

    Advice to Management

    Please make your team put things where they belong. Enforce it! Or else, people who like to ensure things go to their rightful places will be slowed down.

  8. "Employee discounts are great but management is meh"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great employee discounts, especially on open box items
    - a relaxed work environment

    Cons

    - black Friday is the absolute worst day to work on


  9. "not bad but can be best"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    discounts and if managers and leader are good fun to work

    Cons

    even though i am not working on commission i was trying to sell maximum i can but after 6/7 months of working in company i notice that they wont care about you how much you sell so now i am not excited to sell anymore

    Advice to Management

    please raise to good employee seeing their performance


  10. "Ran by high schoolers, for high schoolers."

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    Former Employee - Team Lead in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Team Lead in Fairfax, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Finding a new job elsewhere.

    Cons

    Having to show up to work, wildly over qualified and hear from some teenager what they think you can do to get better.

    Advice to Management

    Quit, move on.


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