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3.3
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42%
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Hastings Entertainment CEO Joel Weinshanker
Joel Weinshanker
78 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, loved the projects(in 26 reviews)

  • "They will teach you alot and the "Family" is fun to work with(in 12 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor decisions made by owner and upper management led to its demise(in 49 reviews)

  • "There is an obvious disconnect between the corporate office and the stores(in 12 reviews)

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  1. Fantastic Company with a great culture

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    Former Employee - Technical Leader in Amarillo, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    I still keep in touch with more of my former colleagues at Hastings than at any other job I've ever worked at. Terrific place to work.

    Cons

    Unable to keep up with market disruptions.

  2. barista

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    Current Employee - Barista in Murfreesboro, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hastings Entertainment full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    loved it and great benefits

    Cons

    ended up closing down it

  3. Ok job

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clarksville, TN
      Recommends
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment part-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Fun to work for and decent flexibility with hours

      Cons

      Poor management and night crew clean up sucked!

    • Great Company

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      Former Employee - Information Technology in Canyon, TX
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Flexible and work with your school schedule.

      Cons

      None to mention at this time.

      Advice to Management

      N/a

    • Counter team lead

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment part-time

      Pros

      Cool employees and cool inventory of items

      Cons

      Pay and limited advancement

    • Working

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      Former Employee - Membership Coordinator in New York, NY
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Terrible to work in this place

      Cons

      Awful to work in this place

      Advice to Management

      Get better

    • Overall Meh. Met life long friends though :)

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      Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate 
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Good people and co workers

      Cons

      bad management, bad pay, bad with sicknesses and time off

    • District Manager

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      Former Employee - District Manager in Saint Louis, MO
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Exciting industry to work in and the people were passionate about the products we offered.

      Cons

      The territory was quite large so quite a bit of travel.

      Advice to Management

      Make smart decisions financially.

    • Customer service associate

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Hastings Entertainment part-time

      Pros

      Coworkers were great and I had a lot of flexibility

      Cons

      None- great work environment

      Advice to Management

      None- keep doing what you are doing

    • customer service

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Hastings Entertainment

        Pros

        fun place to work if you like movies.

        Cons

        Is was great. no cons.

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