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Updated January 8, 2018
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "I loved this job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Free movie rental, discount on memorabilia, fun place to work.

    Cons

    There were no complaints from me.

    Advice to Management

    It's a shame "Red Box" came along.


  2. "Assistant manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Easy. Fun. Free movies and games

    Cons

    Long hours. Mostly nights and weekends

  3. "An experience you can't get anywhere else"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Giving customers a video rental you can't get anywhere else anymore.

    Cons

    Late fees and lack of foresight to compete with streaming services.


  4. "Assistant Store Manager"

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

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Lots of growth opportunity. Excellent benefits. Fun environment.

    Cons

    Sad that they are not around anymore.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  5. "Great Job"

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

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Great team environment and wonderful team members

    Cons

    Could be stressful at times,.


  6. "Store Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    great place to work, fun

    Cons

    no longer in business anymore


  7. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment and people are helpful

    Cons

    Late nights and weekends work holidays

  8. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work at.

    Cons

    Closed down for business recently.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "The end of the road"

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    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Concord, CA
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Concord, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Blockbuster was a fun company to work for depending on who owned them during your tenure.

    Cons

    Customers in any retail environment are problematic anymore.

    Advice to Management

    None, Blockbuster is now defunct and no longer operating.


  10. "Store Manager"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Riverside, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very entertaining, company valued employees, advancement

    Cons

    Closed down due to inability to stay up on the ever changing market.

    Advice to Management

    Na


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