Best Buy Canada - Ok place to work but no room for growth or advancement | Glassdoor
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"Ok place to work but no room for growth or advancement"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Best Buy Canada full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Flex-hours, company gym and co-workers generally make an OK working environment. Company shuttle is convenient for those who don't drive and faster than transit.

Cons

Advancement opportunities are rare. Employees are treated as disposable, creating an uncertain working environment. Various departments very often have communication difficulties resulting in confusion, missed deadlines and finger pointing. Compensation is often not competitive when compared to other equivalent positions at other companies. No consideration is given for prior experience when salary is being determined for non-manager roles.

Advice to Management

Value your employees more and offer programs to aid in advancing their career within the company. Best Buy needs to investigate further on remaining competitive on salary and benefits with the realization that the company is based in one of the most expensive places to live and should adjust accordingly.

Other Employee Reviews for Best Buy Canada

  1. "As poor as you'd expect"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy Canada part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    * Plenty of downtime
    * Always some interesting people to work with

    Cons

    * Teach and practice deceptive sales practices
    * Immature, short-sighted management
    * "Team building" exercises

    Advice to Management

    People will always find out how bad a deal they got after they've left and had time to think about it; if you want repeat business, you're doing everything wrong.


  2. "Hood place to work, but low pay"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    subsidized food and young work environment

    Cons

    lower than average pay, and long hours.

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