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Blockbuster Reviews

Updated July 27, 2017
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  1. "Kind leadership as well as with the other employees"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Easy work and comfortable setting.

    Cons

    Price of rentals was a bit steep

    Advice to Management

    Excellent training


  2. "Loved working with all the movie fans."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Huntington Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Huntington Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great friends, great customers. I loved the atmosphere and talking about movies and games all day.

    Cons

    You can't please everyone all the time so you do your best and give a smile.

    Advice to Management

    Management has always been great to me.

  3. "Fun."

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

    Pros

    Free weekly movie rentals, including prereleases

    Cons

    Pay is not so great


  4. "Best (Now Non-Existent) Job Ever!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Buford, GA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Buford, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They paid me above minimum wage, surrounded by movies and games, customers appreciate your opinions, free rentals, discount on candy

    Cons

    Vacuuming, sweeping, cleaning windows, rushed

    Advice to Management

    All of the Blockbuster stores I know closed, so I don't really have any advice.


  5. "Great place to work, sad to see it go"

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    Former Employee - Retail Clerk in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Retail Clerk in Schaumburg, IL

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

    Pros

    The people were nice to me, free rentals

    Cons

    nothing at the moment right now


  6. "Loved the job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great benefits and work environment

    Cons

    Sometimes unorganized within stores.


  7. "I enjoyed working for this company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great to be able to interact with people all day everyday

    Cons

    Don't really have any complaints

    Advice to Management

    Wish we could of continued with the company

  8. "Blockbuster is a great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company was a great play to work. I had the chance to learn many new things and meet many new people.

    Cons

    The company was a great place to work except it closed down. The benefits were terrible though.


  9. "A rewarding place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you like movies and people, you in the right place. People coming in for entertainment, fun place to work.

    Cons

    Corporate strategy was too reactive and not forward thinking. Should have been more innovative and should have purchased netflix when they had the chance.

    Advice to Management

    Too much rework.


  10. "Fulfilling"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Pineville, LA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Pineville, LA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Blockbuster full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great learning experience, fun atmosphere!

    Cons

    No raises, no security, long hours

    Advice to Management

    In order to be successful here you must put forth 100%


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