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Best Buy Washington DC Reviews

Updated October 9, 2017
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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. "cleaning"

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    Former Employee - Night Stocker in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Night Stocker in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I think it a good experience to learn new things

    Cons

    You got to worry about your co-work treating you disresepct by doing some mean stuff

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  2. "Management can make or break"

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    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Discount, Usually good hours, decent pay, fairly easy.

    Cons

    Very numbers oriented, management can be very strict, feels very high pressure for a non-commission based sales system.

    Advice to Management

    Work more towards helping employees improve after a bad month instead of penalizing them for performance.

  3. "Some good some bad"

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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Landover, MD
    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Landover, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Wages, flexibility, overtime, training, 401k

    Cons

    Long hours, no communication, hard advancement

    Advice to Management

    Take interest and u derstand everyone’s lifestyle when coaching training and managing them.


  4. "Good Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Mobile Sales Consultant in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best Buy is very accommodating of schedules. Co-workers are great and management is good as well. Very easy to move in the company.

    Cons

    Best Buy pushes their credit cards very heavily and that can be over the top sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on employees' individual strengths rather than have a standard expectation for all.


  5. "Good and awesome job"

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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

    Pros

    Discount
    Friendly manager and gm
    Learn a lot new things

    Cons

    Promotion goes with how much u sale


  6. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frederick, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frederick, MD
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Awesome Team
    Good Bonus potential for managers
    Training

    Cons

    Calling the toll free hotline does come back to haunt you
    Can’t trust top management

    Advice to Management

    Hire better


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Best Buy"

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    Former Employee - Computer Sales Associate in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Computer Sales Associate in Fairfax, VA

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

    Pros

    Discounts, Pay was ok, busy

    Cons

    meeting budget for sales stressful
    lots of standing, no breaks

  8. "Best Buy Sales Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great coworkers to work with, upper management is great

    Cons

    Goals to meet are only a bit hard to come by, they care about credit card applications a lot and even threaten firing you if goals aren't reached

    Advice to Management

    Threatening isn't a good way to push goals - explore new methods. Otherwise keep it up.


  9. "Not that bad"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The days move by fast

    Cons

    You're working retail, so that

    Advice to Management

    More motivational talk


  10. "Lead Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fun environment
    Annual reviews
    Lots of opportunities to move up

    Cons

    Random scheduled hours
    Lots of drama


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