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"Fun for what it is. But be ready for long hours."

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Former Employee - Store Manager in Baltimore, MD
Former Employee - Store Manager in Baltimore, MD
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Fun environment, good people to work with, get to talk about gaming all day, in control of your own business, conference is amazing. Overall a fun place to work, my district was particularly great. A lot of good people in the stores and everyone works together and helps each other out when needed.

Cons

In management you work far more than most expect. You will work more than upper management seems to think. Compensation doesn't line up with the amount of work you will have to do in order to "meet the needs of the business" You're in customer service so keep in mind that you will meet a lot of great people but also have to deal with some that are just awful. Unless you want to be a DM or RM there is little advancement. Most advancement seems like a lateral move.

Advice to Management

Remember what its like being an SM. Don't make things complicated. Be realistic with your estimates of times to complete tasks rather than sugar coat things.

Other Employee Reviews for GameStop

  1. "The company isn't that great to work for, but the job itself gets you attatched to the workplace."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Game Advisor in Elizabeth, NJ
    Current Employee - Game Advisor in Elizabeth, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GameStop part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Talking to customers about the video games you love. Helping out parents with their children.

    Cons

    Pay is way to low.


  2. "A great learning opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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