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"Low compensation for work requested."

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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Gilroy, CA
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Gilroy, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Guitar Center full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Discount on gear, networking with musicians and industry professionals, instant knowledge of new releases.

Cons

Low pay, have to "fade your check" to earn a commission, you are not just a salesperson but also a housekeeper and a merchandiser, most co-workers have zero understanding or knowledge in their field.

Advice to Management

Stop threatening lower management with losing their job, it rolls down hill. Do better market research before opening a store that won't make a profit for years.

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    "Awful internal customer service"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employee discount is the best thing about working there

    Cons

    Employees are of the lowest priority to the company


  2. "Awesome job if you're self-motivated"

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    Former Employee - Pro Audio Salesperson in Johnson City, NY
    Former Employee - Pro Audio Salesperson in Johnson City, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    High earning potential if you never let up. Fun opportunity to work around the stuff you love. Great Employee Perks!

    Cons

    Difficult to earn commission bonuses in slow months. DEFINITELY NOT Economy Proof. Same pay structure regardless of market area. Opportunities for promotion are slow.

    Advice to Management

    Do away with faded commisions bonuses. Lower the hourly rate and pay commission on everything sold.

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