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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. "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

  3. "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.


  4. "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


  5. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Salesperson in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Salesperson in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Blockbuster full-time

    Pros

    Meeting the customers and getting a chance to interact with them.

    Cons

    It was an unethical work environment with little morals.

    Advice to Management

    Be ethical in the workplace and be good leadership


  6. "Blockbuster Canada"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Blockbuster part-time

    Pros

    10 free movies and video games / week
    Friendly coworkers
    Learn about new movies and video games coming out
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    Required to upsell things you don't believe in yourself

    Advice to Management

    It was fun when I was working there during my university years. Shame they closed down.


  7. 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.

  8. "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


  9. 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


  10. "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


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