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Hastings Entertainment Reviews

Updated December 2, 2018
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  • "Poor decisions made by owner and upper management led to its demise" (in 49 reviews)

  • "you are expendable, most of the staff is part-time making flexibility a rare commodity and when people call in sick it is hard to find replacement help" (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Absolutely, totally, and utterly miss this place"

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    Current Employee - GSA in San Angelo, TX
    Current Employee - GSA in San Angelo, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Hastings Entertainment part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work at; miss all of the people I worked with

    Cons

    Not many cons; just sometimes it was confusing of what they were doing


  2. "Counter team lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hastings Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Cool employees and cool inventory of items

    Cons

    Pay and limited advancement

  3. "Working"

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    Former Employee - Membership Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Membership Coordinator in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Terrible to work in this place

    Cons

    Awful to work in this place

    Advice to Management

    Get better


  4. "Overall Meh. Met life long friends though :)"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people and co workers

    Cons

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


  5. "District Manager"

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    Former Employee - District Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - District Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time (More than 8 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.


  6. "Customer service associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    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


  7. "customer service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    fun place to work if you like movies.

    Cons

    Is was great. no cons.

  8. "Okay!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hastings Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Fun place to work
    Easy to move up

    Cons

    Low pay
    Hours never the same


  9. "Was a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Amarillo, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Amarillo, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Hastings Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay and wonderful management to work for. Fair and willing to work with you. Salary was comparable to the work done.

    Cons

    Corporate office is in Amarillo. new owner sucked the company dry. It was retail.


  10. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hastings Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    You gain knowledge, & you learn social skills as well..

    Cons

    Low pay, higher management was very unorganized ...

    Advice to Management

    Be more organized & hands on with employees