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Great job with plenty of pros but a couple cons

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southaven, MS (US)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southaven, MS (US)

I worked at Best Buy part-time (less than a year)

Pros

-They pay above minimum wage
-PLENTY of hours during holiday season
-Very respectful of school hours, other jobs, and just general life.
-Great treatment from company
-Plenty of opportunities to get extra hours (volunteer for midnight openings!)
-Store I worked had lots of drawings for cash or lunch or rewards for selling a certain amount or signing up a certain number of credit cards.
-Lunches you get paid to go to.
-They want you to get paid for coming in and filling out paper work. Awesome!
-ETK

Cons

-Management expects you to follow customers around and bother them to buy something. I've heard a few customer complaints on this.
-Most of the people in the computer section were lazy towards their jobs.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be a little more polite to customers and respect their personal spaces.
Watch every department for people who aren't willing to work. There are plenty of people out there who would gladly do the job instead.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

6619 Other Employee Reviews for Best Buy (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    dont know a good worker from a bad worker

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    employee discount!! but that's about it

    Cons

    none decent place for first job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    you guys hire all the wrong people

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Company in flux

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good value based company with behavioral based metrics

    Cons

    A lot of turnover in front line management, Distribution is the forgotten part of Best Buy and is ignored and always gets the poor end. No career upward mobility for front line management without a major move.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pick a vision and stay with it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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