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"Employed by Corporate Offices. It's ok...."

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grapevine, TX
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Grapevine, TX
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at GameStop full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Casual work environment with a fair amount of flexibility.

Cons

Poor pay for the job duty I was performing.

Other Employee Reviews for GameStop

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Disappointing"

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    Former Employee - Retail Clerk in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Retail Clerk in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at GameStop part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It's a place where you can be passionate about video games and all out geekery.

    Cons

    They only let you work 8 hours a week unless you're a manager. If you're a manager, which there are usually only 3 at any one location, they let you work 40. At minimum wage with only 8 hours a week, it's not enough to sustain anyone.

    Also, GameStops management styles range drastically from one to the other. This is not necessarily a con as long as you are aware of what style you want. One that gets visited by a majority of parents will be far more strict rather than one that's clientele is mostly younger people and gamers.

    A system is also in place at GameStop that counts sales and pits each Retail Clerk against each other for numbers. Only subscriptions to their magazine and preorders count. If you want to move into management, you need to get the highest numbers. I wasn't a salesman type, so I list this as a con, but honestly it depends on who you are and what you want to be.

    Advice to Management

    Hiring a bunch of part timers and only allowing them to work 8 hours a week for minimum wage feels a bit sneaky. Especially in this economy. I'd rather you hired fewer people, but employed them at longer hours.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "High expectations, low pay, no reward"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent in Grapevine, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent in Grapevine, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at GameStop full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, overall a laid back environment. If you're willing to work hard and learn, they'll give you more responsibility

    Cons

    While the company is willing to give more responsibility, they are rarely willing to compensate or promote based on that added responsibility. The company is not focused on inside talent. Hires from outside. Morale is low and HR refuses to look at inside talent unless they have a degree.

    Advice to Management

    Look at the talent you have while you still have them.


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