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Updated August 31, 2017
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  1. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Great environment, good people, liked working there.

    Cons

    Corporate no longer exist. Too bad they were bought by Dish.


  2. "Great college job"

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    Former Employee - Shift Lead in Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Shift Lead in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome coworkers, free movie rentals, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Lack of job stability, had to work at different locations often to cover understaffing

    Advice to Management

    Wish you weren't dead, but you sucked.

  3. "I loved this job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    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.


  4. "Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Movies. Easy place to work.

    Cons

    Little management. Almost no one around other than jr. manager.


  5. "csr"

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

    Pros

    unlimited free rentals, friendly stoned staff

    Cons

    basic min wage, and "high pressure" candy sales or other bundles

    Advice to Management

    the ceo shouldn't have tanked the company


  6. "blockbuster fun"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fort Wright, KY
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Fort Wright, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    movie rentals game rentals yah yah

    Cons

    none that i can think of

    Advice to Management

    innovation at its finest yah yAH


  7. "Great high school/college job"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Clarksville, IN
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Clarksville, IN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free video rentals and employee discount on everything else

    Cons

    They are now out of business

    Advice to Management

    Should've bought into Netflix when you had the chance

  8. "Custome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Free rentals of movies and games

    Cons

    Unrealistic sales goals and employee expectations


  9. "Hell of a Place"

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    Current Employee - Shift Leader in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Shift Leader in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free weekly rentals
    Access to new movies/ games before they are released
    Tiny discount

    Cons

    Tiny discount
    Working with people that have no clue what they are doing
    rude customers
    not getting paid fairly


  10. "Store manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Free movie rentals and employees

    Cons

    Working late on weekends and if a manger calls of during day you are stuck.

    Advice to Management

    Gotta move fast to keep up with times.


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