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Circuit City Reviews

Updated October 7, 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
  • the company went bankrupt and is no longer a B&M store (in 12 reviews)

  • Long hours during Christmas holidays (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Client relationship"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in San Bernardino, CA
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in San Bernardino, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Circuit City (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working with the public and the staff

    Cons

    No problems working at circuit city

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  2. "Field Leadership"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Leadership in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Leadership in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It was a great company to work for before they filed in 2009. Great people and great work life balance. Fun and competitive.

    Cons

    Filed bankruptcy in 2009. I hope the best for the new ownership that recently bought the brand.

    Advice to Management

    i hope the best for the new ownership that recentl bought the brand.

  3. "It was what it was"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I liked the atmosphere and those I worked with

    Cons

    This company bit the dust


  4. "Good stuff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    We're with you was the slogan

    Cons

    DIVX was not a good idea


  5. "In-home firedog tech"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A lot of freedom to get the job done the way you saw fit

    Cons

    Pretty terrible store mangers only interested in sales, not customer satisfaction.


  6. "Operations Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Never a dull moment varied job duties

    Cons

    low pay long hours slow promotions

    Advice to Management

    should have put money in online sales, streamline products add back appliences


  7. "Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Circuit City part-time

    Pros

    - commission based income allows you to earn more money than minimum wage
    - professional demeanor of management

    Cons

    - No longer have store locations
    - online only

  8. "It was okay, I guess"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great vacation accrual for part time work.

    Cons

    They closed their US Stores :(


  9. "Was a great company to work at. Part of a great leadership team."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The products were fun. The employees were great to work with. They had great benefits. Oh and the discount was nice too.

    Cons

    The company didn't change its marketing and imaging fast enough to keep up with the competitive landscape and lost out.

    Advice to Management

    Keep an eye on your competition and try to stay ahead with innovation.


  10. "worked there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    its a sales driven position nothing to brag about

    Cons

    no cons to list from me it was years ago.


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