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RadioShack Atlanta Reviews

Updated August 7, 2017
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  1. "Too Bad They Went Out of Business"

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    Former Employee - Regional Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Regional Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RadioShack (More than a year)

    Pros

    I worked with an excellent group of people, and really enjoyed going in every day.

    Cons

    Nothing negative except they went out of business


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Horrible"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at RadioShack part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No pros I hated everything about this job.
    My co workers were nice
    Manager was ok
    Commission was a plus

    Cons

    Worst job ever
    Low pay
    Low hours
    Overworked
    Company went out of business
    Don't waste your time here
    If you didn't sell anything expensive then your check was trash

    Advice to Management

    Increase pay

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Not a good career move"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Decatur, GA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Decatur, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at RadioShack (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I made great friendships and networking connections.

    Cons

    No benefits, no training, lack of compensation


  4. "Management and Employee Treatment Issues"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Suwanee, GA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Suwanee, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Small team size. The customers

    Cons

    Regularly changing pay structure. Commision wasn't realistic for where each store was located. Heavy push from corporate management to pressure customers into wireless sales. General push to sale too hard to customers instead of beaing allowed to help them with what they needed.

    Advice to Management

    Great your employees and customers with more respect.


  5. "Radio Shack Review"

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    Former Employee - Person In Charge in Decatur, GA
    Former Employee - Person In Charge in Decatur, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at RadioShack (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small team of employees, and fun environment.

    Cons

    Horrible inventory methods. We were taught to lie to the customers if they were not buying accessories.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employees needs.


  6. "Radio shack review"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at RadioShack (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great job to start off in. Help you interact with people. It teaches you to hustle and excel. Helps with people skills.

    Cons

    Having to deal with the commission aspect of sales. Sales override customer service. Having to deal with sales sharks.

    Advice to Management

    Try to focus on retaining customer base. It will increase sales and create a good reputation for the store.


  7. "Loved it! Wish they wouldn't stayed open!!"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Griffin, GA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Griffin, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The employees were awesome, the customers were too! It was a great company to work for, so much growth for learning and expanding, promotions were easy, great pay!

    Cons

    Only thing I could say was a downfall was the turn over rate.

    Advice to Management

    No advice.

  8. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at RadioShack full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule for students and part time workers

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunities; Compensation doesn't match required work

    Advice to Management

    Offer better compensation packages and avenues for advancement


  9. "It was a good place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Lilburn, GA
    Former Employee - Manager in Lilburn, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people I worked with (Field Sales and Management) were phenomenal. The employee discount was ok. Training programs.

    Cons

    Management was disconnected from staff. Benefits were not on par with other similar companies. Little to no work-life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Hire competent upper management and get a better benefits broker. As much as insurance costed, there should have been better plans.


  10. "Store Manager"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meet different people and learn about new technolgy.

    Cons

    long hours and not enough payroll hours to a good work balance.

    Advice to Management

    Work in stores more often for district and regional managers.


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