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"A great learning opportunity"

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Current Employee - Store Manager in Fresno, CA
Current Employee - Store Manager in Fresno, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great enviroment and great team within district. A lot of perks including some free games.

Cons

Payroll allocation. Heavy workload with very little support

Advice to Management

Lessen the workload if your gonna lesson the hours

Other Employee Reviews for GameStop

  1. "Very Relaxed Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Game Advisor in Chamblee, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Game Advisor in Chamblee, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very laid back. Entertaining. Great co-workers. Great discount. Great employee perks. Work is not hard at all. Easy interview process. Very hands on with the customers. First to know about new games and systems. Game rental policy.

    Cons

    Bad scheduling. Low-Pay. Very low overhead so not many hours. A Lot of tedious busy work when slow. Old computer systems. Company equipment (registers, card readers) would fail constantly. Black Friday always sucks.

    Advice to Management

    Better Marketing


  2. "Avoid at all costs."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Game Advisor
    Former Employee - Lead Game Advisor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Met some amazing people there and have made life long friends. Occasional free shirts and promo stuff.

    Cons

    The company. It's goal is to sell, sell, sell. Lie, cheat, sell. You have to meet goal every month or you get written up. They can fire you and hire someone immediately. They don't care about your well-being. You have to bend over backwards for customers. The company will push you to your limit and it will literally eat away at your soul. Hours are cut if the store doesn't meet goal. You do way too much work for very little pay: manage cash register, alphabetize floor and back stock, trades can be extremely overwhelming, marketing, cleaning out trash, etc. Push reserves and subscriptions. Constantly ask customers to do surveys. The systems are hard to navigate sometimes and can be very slow.

    Advice to Management

    Work as a team, instead of trying to throw people under the bus or hogging all potential reserve/sub customers.

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