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"Initially positive, but soured over time"

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Former Employee - Customer Specialist in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Customer Specialist in Houston, TX
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Best Buy part-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Employee discount
Flexible hours for people in school, second job, or working families with children
Availiability of ongoing training if you are willing to pursue it
Training website gives you opportunities to win prizes

Cons

Very young workforce with high turnover
Not a lot of room for growth or career advancement
Very few full-time positions available
Management plays favorites
Encouraged to take on more responsibility, but you are rarely compensated for it

Advice to Management

Provide more FT spots or better benefits and pay for PT postions

Other Employee Reviews for Best Buy

  1. "Each location is different."

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    Current Employee - Geek Squad Consultation Agent in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Geek Squad Consultation Agent in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits - Full time gets decent benefits, part time not so much, discount can be nice but limited.
    People- many locations have great people from all walks of life..

    Cons

    Availability - Work - Life balance is in the hands of management
    Lack of Consistency - Initiatives are always talked about or started, but more often forgotten shortly after.
    People - many locations have too young of individuals that aren't trained or experienced but work for min. wage.

    Advice to Management

    Follow through with programs.


  2. "Great First Job"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Coworkers are great to work with
    - Decent hourly wage for a first time job
    - Learn much about electronics today

    Cons

    - As a non-commission base company, employees may be required to sell additional pieces, which may turn customers away

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