Best Buy
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It was a fun one while it lasted

Computer & Tablet Specialist (Former Employee)
Pearland, TX (US)

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

ProsHigher than average pay.
Great co-workers to work with.
Discounts
Accommodations

ConsAwkward hours (Ex: 2-Close [10p.m-12a.m] then being back up there to open at 8-9)
Uncommunicative Managers and Supervisors.
C.E.Ws

Advice to Senior ManagementActually listen to your employees, don't just blow us off with empty promises. I only worked there for about 7 months but management was insane, expecting something different doing the exact same thing every day

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fun, fast-paced, service-oriented.

Sales Consultant (Current Employee)

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


Pros: Best Buy is the giant of the American consumer electronics marketplace. One third of all electronics purchases are made with Best Buy. The… Cons: Retail hours have you working all over the clock, so forget about that 9-5 steady routine. You'll be doing 7-3, 10-6, 12-8, 1-9, 2-10:30… Advice to Senior Management: Stay off of the backs of your long-time, top-earners. If they don't feel like they need to carry around a CEW (Customer Experience Worksheet)… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Started Seasonal, Staying On

Sales Consultant (Current Employee)
Oklahoma City, OK (US)

I have been working at Best Buy part-time for less than a year


Pros: Nice Discount, Decent Starting Wage. Don't expect miracles, because this is a retail job. But it can be… Cons: Holiday Season can wear you down. Advice to Senior Management: Some younger associates need serious development in how to talk to customers. They seem to talk… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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