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Updated November 13, 2017
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  1. "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


  2. 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.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "It was fine"

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    Current Employee - Sales Asccoaite in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Asccoaite in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people
    Good culture
    Good store level managers

    Cons

    Poor pay
    Poor senior leadership
    Outdated policies

    Advice to Management

    Its over


  4. "RIP"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    Was a really fun place to work at
    Fun employee benefits

    Cons

    The company is now closed


  5. "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.


  6. "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.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "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

  8. "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


  9. "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.


  10. "CSR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Easy job and fun environment.

    Cons

    Minimum wage. Shift leads barely make more.


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