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Circuit City New York City Reviews

Updated August 1, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to work for a part-timer looking for extra money (in 22 reviews)

  • Work-life balance, dynamic coworkers, good benefits (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours during Christmas holidays (in 12 reviews)

  • the company went bankrupt and is no longer a B&M store (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Circuit City (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good good good good good

    Cons

    Closed down but was great


  2. "Customer Service"

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    Former Freelancer - Sales Person, Cashier in Nanuet, NY
    Former Freelancer - Sales Person, Cashier in Nanuet, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Circuit City (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Teamwork, bosses strict but fair

    Cons

    Saturdays when all the large shipments were delivered

  3. "sales specialist in electronics and home use"

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    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Hicksville, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Hicksville, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Sales experience in electronics and others

    Cons

    nothing to say about con

    Advice to Management

    punctuality and honesty and hardworking


  4. "Great company to work for during college"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good salary, generally good managers and work experience.

    Cons

    Hour cutbacks during post hoilday seasons


  5. "Circuit City was horrible, but free paycheck."

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Wayne, NJ
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Wayne, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Circuit City full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People were great. Upper management was horrible.

    Cons

    Upper Management was pain the you know what.

    Advice to Management

    Get in the game


  6. "Good, but poor management"

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    Current Employee - Salesmen in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Salesmen in New York, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    friendly colleagues, nice customers, good discount

    Cons

    Insane management, very demanding, expected to work overtime while not asking for pay.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate and be realistic.


  7. "NO MORE"

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    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Brick, NJ
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Brick, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly atmoshere, good training program

    Cons

    terribile structure, and now out of business

    Advice to Management

    listen more

  8. "k"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Point, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in College Point, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    kloved the overall disposition and energy of the store.

    Cons

    didnt really enjoy it. kept employees in the dark about foreclosure.

    Advice to Management

    k


  9. "Watched like a hawk"

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    Former Employee - PC Sales in Succasunna, NJ
    Former Employee - PC Sales in Succasunna, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    At the time the hourly rate for this position was better than many retail position, and it was the highest paying sales job in the store.

    Cons

    Management was always watching me. It made the job a bit stressful. No incentives for selling warranties or expensive products.

    Advice to Management

    Give more guidance on how to more effectively sell. Don't just tell me to sell sell sell, teach!!! And dont always watch me.


  10. "no room for advancement. not a career."

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Wayne, NJ
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Wayne, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Coworkers. Simple job to get paid for and nothing else. No future as you can see how the company folded.

    Cons

    MICROmanaging. When any big company is bored, they decide its best to nitpick everything from your salespitch to your nametag if you are wearing one or not. Pay never increasing due to " inside " review. Hours were horrid. Full time and you get schedule 22 hrs a week? Seriously? With funny schedules like 6-9 close. Who can live like that? Management being incompetent, not knowledgable on products. Just barking out orders from corporate. Policies always changing.

    Advice to Management

    Hahaha this is funny since I actually left the company at the end of 2005 cause I knew it would go under eventually.


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