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"Ten Years of fun"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - General Manager in Tempe, AZ
Current Employee - General Manager in Tempe, AZ
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Guitar Center full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Being around the product, working in the music industry, Being around musicians. If you become a vet it is a like a family at the stores

Cons

After going private the pay went down, down, down

Advice to Management

Get the Culture back

Other Employee Reviews for Guitar Center

  1. Helpful (1)

    "An overwhelming amount of work for an underwhelming result."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Covina, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Covina, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Guitar Center full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The managers are laid back for the most part, and most co-workers are fun and easy to work with. It beats working in the food industry.

    Cons

    The company works on the commission/ "fade" system, and it is extremely hard to make sales and gross profit goals in this economic climate.


  2. Helpful (6)

    "Avoid at all cost"

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    Former Employee - Former IT Leadership Westlake Village in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Former IT Leadership Westlake Village in Westlake Village, Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Guitar Center full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    discounts on merchandise. Good comradere. The ability to learn new technologies and drive new projects

    Cons

    dismall benefits. Bought by Bain Capitol in 2007 all downhill from there. Outsourced to incompetent East Indian IT. Freeze on raises for years. increase in management at mid to top levels. Way to many Directors and VPs, its laughable. All corporate events cut or scaled back. I could go on and on

    Advice to Management

    pointless, they do not listen

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