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Updated June 15, 2018
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  • "Upper management needed to pull things together" (in 267 reviews)

  • "work / life balance was not good" (in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Operational Manager"

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    Former Employee - Operational Manager in Guaynabo, PR
    Former Employee - Operational Manager in Guaynabo, PR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great upper management team, very supportive up to the end. I am really sorry going out of business

    Cons

    Lack of vision of the market. To late to realize they were applying old techniques

    Advice to Management

    Too late for a good advive.


  2. "Shut down"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RadioShack full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, minimal supervisory which is great for self-starters

    Cons

    Cycle through district managers so fast, you dont have many peopel from corporate to speak to.

  3. "Assistant Store Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RadioShack full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    good learning experience, actual selling skills developed

    Cons

    have to deal with lousy abusive customers at times.


  4. "Great company for college students"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Greensburg, PA
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Greensburg, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay depending on performance, flexible schedule, realistic goals, good benefits

    Cons

    It's retail, so there's always going to be customers that give you a hard time


  5. "This place went very downhill"

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

    I worked at RadioShack full-time

    Pros

    The discount on in house items was nice

    Cons

    Mismanaged ideas brought down a very good place


  6. "A reason why it went under..."

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

    I worked at RadioShack full-time

    Pros

    Cool gear and product. Great coworkers and immediate supervisors.

    Cons

    Pays well only in the top store volumes. Upper management decisions disconnected from the real world and what's happening in stores.

    Advice to Management

    No management to give advice to... RS went out of business.


  7. "Sales associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RadioShack part-time

    Pros

    Worked there 5 years. Loved helping people finding solutions to their issues. Loved helping people period. I miss working there.

    Cons

    That they closed. They could have sold more computer parts and done better trying to sell cell phones.

  8. "Meh"

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

    Pros

    Not much to do. As store manager, I was able to get my work done in 2 hours. Leaving me bored for the rest of my 10 hour shifts.

    Cons

    Not much to do. Customers came to check items out IRL and purchased on Amazon.

    Advice to Management

    Well, dont count on cell phones to bail you out


  9. "It was ok"

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

    Pros

    Good commission and decent pay not going to lie

    Cons

    Terrible hours terrible management terrible communication


  10. "It was lit"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at RadioShack full-time

    Pros

    Lax work place
    Flexible hours

    Cons

    They closed down the store I was at


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