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Not the best, not the worst - depends on the boss

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

discount on product, work with cool gadgets, lots of young people

Cons

Hours get crazy during the holidays, just cut labor and managers at all stores

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Pinching pennies is fine, but stop making it so difficult on the employees.

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    Good Experience

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate  in  Cedar Hill, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Cedar Hill, TX (US)

    Pros

    Learn a lot about all the different types of technology, gives you a nice background in retail/sales.

    Cons

    It takes a long time before any advancement. Not many opportunities to move further in the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Enjoyable atmosphere but high pressure for sales.

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    Former Employee - PC Home Office Sales  in  Utica, MI (US)
    Former Employee - PC Home Office Sales in Utica, MI (US)

    Pros

    Decent pay for part time and good discounts. Was treated very well by management and other workers. Provided very good sales training.

    Cons

    New hires aren't taught anything about the product but only how to up sell the customer. Managers did apply a lot of pressure to make the up sell rather than make the customers experience pleasant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    As a former employee and customer I recommend that you make the customer experience more enjoyable rather than the only focus being warranties. I do understand thats how the most money is made but its better to have repeat customers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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