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hhgregg Reviews

Updated May 14, 2018
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hhgregg CEO Robert J. Riesbeck
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Pros
  • "Benefits were okay and the employee discount is great" (in 83 reviews)

  • "You have the potential to make as much money as you wish" (in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/life balance can be tough with long hours" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Some long hours during holiday season" (in 106 reviews)

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  1. "LOVE"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Cashier in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great staff and positive managers!

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

    Advice to Management

    keep up the great work!


  2. "Sales Associate"

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

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

    Pros

    This was a good job for a student trying to make some extra money.

    Cons

    Empty stores + a commission based sales strategy = nightmare

    Advice to Management

    Teach employees how to sell in a more effective manner. Eliminate the commission system so that employees don't hate each other.

  3. "General manager"

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    Former Employee - General Manager in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - General Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family atmosphere tight sales team

    Cons

    Some locations struggle with sales

    Advice to Management

    More product in Stock to sell


  4. "Decent business ruined by management and bankruptcy."

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Manassas, VA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Manassas, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Laid back, Commission, Flexible hours

    Cons

    Lack of Business, Bad Management

    Advice to Management

    Management was immature and very vulgar. When company went bankrupt there was no compensation for employees getting fired. Lack of business due to popularity of other companies in the area.


  5. "Salesman"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The people were great and it was fun guiding people

    Cons

    I wish management had done more training.


  6. "Shipping"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at hhgregg full-time

    Pros

    Pay was decent for the working conditions.

    Cons

    Team support isn't the best


  7. "Good past thought"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at hhgregg full-time

    Pros

    Good company nice business, friendly people

    Cons

    The closed their doors and are out of business

  8. "Poorly Managed"

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    Former Employee - IT Field Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - IT Field Technician in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people working there were great.

    Cons

    The upper echelon of management sucked.

    Advice to Management

    Not much to advise. They ran the company into the ground.


  9. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at hhgregg full-time

    Pros

    Pay is not bad and store discounts.

    Cons

    Long hours and no home life.


  10. "Bad Work/Life Balance"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most of the employees were nice and friendly.

    Cons

    Too much work, Too little pay

    Advice to Management

    if you have a high-potential associate, work on retaining them before they're ready to leave.


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