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"Work Experience"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Production Technician
Current Employee - Production Technician
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at CarMax full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Salary, Benefits, opportunities grow, work at your own pace, have fun listen music work on vehicles.

Cons

Management changes constantly, competition between co workers, having your opinion count is hard.

Advice to Management

Relax, Time Management, work ethics, over all love what you do.

Other Employee Reviews for CarMax

  1. "Good learning and growth opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and culture for associates

    Cons

    Limited growth at higher level


  2. Helpful (15)

    "A Company that Only Cares about Themselves...Please Don't Waste Your Time Like I Did"

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

    I worked at CarMax full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    May be close to home, may work outside, get to be around cars

    Cons

    They work with a point system, so even if you have the time to take off for sickness, your points will add up and they will write you up...enough points and you will be let go. Personally I had family problems when I was employed by them...both my parents were very sick and getting old and they could care less. They wouldn't let me off one day when both parents went to hospital on the same day. CarMax is the worse company I have ever worked for...if a company doesn't care about your family then you shouldn't work there.
    2. They have had layoffs in the past...especially Florida...but they wont tell you about it. Seniority did not help, we had no clue how they picked who they laid off.
    3. Never buy a used car from them...you will find out why if you work there for a while. They will give you a slight discount, but its NOT worth it when you see how much they spend on turning cars they buy around to be sold.
    4. You have to wear uniforms (polos, pants, etc) but you have to pay for them. You can only buy from their own site so they get to make a profit.
    5. They will change your job around and switch departments at the drop of a hat. They will give you no explanation. You may bust your butt and try to be happy in the department youre in and the next day you will be washing cars or doing some "other duties as assigned". At least tell me what I did wrong.

    Advice to Management

    Actually start caring about your employees and not just your bottom line. This will greatly improve your turnover. I will do whatever I can to let everybody who will listen know about the REAL CarMax. It was a waste of my time to work there.

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