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Pros
  • "The employee discount is great and I love the accommodations" (in 1974 reviews)

  • "Fun to work for and all around enjoyable" (in 331 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be a bit hectic particularly during holiday season" (in 522 reviews)

  • "Not Commission based, not for full time if your not in leadership team" (in 579 reviews)

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  1. "Fun and enjoyable environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. "Management can make or break"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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. "Not that bad"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  4. "Worked in DI/Computers. (Year in Total)"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apple Master in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Apple Master in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great environment to learn about current and upcoming tech while instilling basic skills of selling and customer service. Great team members and can be a light environment to work in.

    Cons

    Best Buy expects a part-timer to be judged as if Best Buy is their life and are Full-Time.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the favoritism and grow everyone in your employee pool


  5. "Geek Squad"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Tech in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Tech in Woodbridge, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    NONE at all to be honest

    Cons

    and almost Everything to be honest

    Advice to Management

    step up


  6. "Computer Sales Rep"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Sales Representative in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Computer Sales Representative in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good management. Working there gives you a good opportunity to network with customers that work for the Government and tech companies. Good trainings to learn about new technology and Employees also get great discounts!

    Cons

    A Few managers have favorite employees and let them do whatever they want.

    Advice to Management

    Try to not have and make obvious that you have favorites. It is really upsetting to some of the people that work their butt off.


  7. "Okay experience"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Woodbridge, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule for students. They promote within the company. Friendly coworkers.

    Cons

    Average pay. They don't teach you enough about the products you sell. Ultimately a company that you outgrow. Few people can make a career out of a position there.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "LG home theather Expert"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lg Home Theater Consultant in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Lg Home Theater Consultant in Woodbridge, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team. Fun to work at. You learn alot when your working at best buy. Discounts. Path of exellence program. Paid time off hours and Sick hours.

    Cons

    long 8 hr shift 5 days week. Managment barely reward us on our sales. Example no raise was given to employees for their credit of sales. Micro managing your team isnt a right way to lead a succesful team who hits budget almost each month

    Advice to Management

    If you want a team or anyone to work for you. Learn how to appercaite your employees by giving them raises and allowing them to want to come to work with a positive attidue.


  9. "Low Pay, High Expectations"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Woodbridge, VA
    Current Employee - Inventory Specialist in Woodbridge, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee Perks & Pricing, Flexible schedule if your on good terms with your supervisor

    Cons

    Pay isn't as nice as it should be, barely make end's meet.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate those that want to strive and be the best, allow them to move up. Don't pick your favorites first over the rest.


  10. "Connected Business Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Store Manager (CBG) in Woodbridge, VA
    Former Employee - Best Buy Store Manager (CBG) in Woodbridge, VA

    I worked at Best Buy (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Discounts
    - Great learning environment
    - Great inside promotional leadership ladder
    - Great coaching, mentor ship program
    - Worked for 8+ years and learned so many things that I never learned in college

    Cons

    - Forgets I am a human being during holidays
    - Forgets I have a life that's not just BestBuy


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