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Updated May 30, 2018
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  • "Rude customers, having to make unrealistic sales goals" (in 39 reviews)

  • "No clear direction from upper management, other thanight "do better than what you are doing now"" (in 55 reviews)

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  1. "Movies are really fantastic and I like them"

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    Former Employee - Csr1 in San Clemente, CA
    Former Employee - Csr1 in San Clemente, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Got to talk movies all day and hang out.

    Cons

    You dont make much hanging out and talking about movies

    Advice to Management

    No advice because BB video is done.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    I really loved working here.

    Cons

    I wish it still existed.

  3. "customer service representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    They were willing to work with the hours you were available.
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    Cons

    The wages were low. No benefits.


  4. "Blockbuster"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Movies- if you like movies

    Cons

    Benefits are horrible, no insurance for part timers


  5. "Miss working there"

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    Former Employee - Lyft Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Lyft Driver in Phoenix, AZ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very good with employees, free movies.

    Cons

    The managers had favorites. Unfair treatment.


  6. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Checkout Cashier in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Checkout Cashier in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love videotapes and I love working at Blockbuster Video!

    Cons

    I hated when it was time to leave

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  7. "great place to do work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    i love my store front

    Cons

    no cons this place rocks

  8. "Best Job Ever"

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    Current Employee - Owner in French Lick, IN
    Current Employee - Owner in French Lick, IN
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Modern, Innovative, Stock Options, High commission, Great Benefits. I love blockbuster I'll be so sad the day it dies.

    Cons

    Not Netflix. Not enough VHS options though. Can't afford a DVD Player yet sadly.

    Advice to Management

    Keep this company growing strong. Never let VHS go out of style! Digital streaming is just a fad I tell you.


  9. "One of the best companies i’ve ever worked for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Family environment, great perks, awesome for people that like movies

    Cons

    Long hours, difficult inventory, lots of changes in the end


  10. "Sales rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Company bought stores all closed

    Cons

    Company didn’t buy netflix, netflix is number on streaming media outlet


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