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Blockbuster Reviews

Updated November 14, 2017
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  1. "Customer Service"

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

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Fun environment and people are helpful

    Cons

    Late nights and weekends work holidays


  2. "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.

  3. "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


  4. "Csr"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great movies and popcorn or candy options plus soda.

    Cons

    Closed down not enough members not enough money


  5. "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.


  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. "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

  8. "Good at times"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    Free movies and game rentals
    Always hear about newest releases dates with gaming and movies
    Discount purchases

    Cons

    Name is known in the past
    Brand is not familiar anymore
    Newer generation does not know what the blockbuster brand means

    Advice to Management

    Work on updating newer streaming ideas
    Do better with marketing the New Blockbuster
    Offer membership tiers with different pay scales


  9. "Managment"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager in Tracy, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Marketing Manager in Tracy, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great job loved the hours and team

    Cons

    Company closed and hard to promote due to abundance of management with all the stores closing


  10. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McKinney, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in McKinney, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced and strived to use new technology as it came along.

    Cons

    No loyalty to employees in determining next steps for company.

    Advice to Management

    Shouldn't have looked for ways to replace entire development team with pie in the sky promises.


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