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very fun but forget about advancing

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Sales  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Sales in Toronto, ON (Canada)

Pros

-very friendly people
-discount (supplier cost, items become very cheap)
-flexible when asking for days off
-flexible around your availability
-managers become your friends

Cons

-lack of appreciation from managers
-favouritism
-can get very boring on most night shifts

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Appreciate ALL your workers.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for hmv

  1.  

    Cool place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant
    Current Employee - Shop Assistant

    Pros

    I get to know about all the latest news in music and movies and they let me be creative with my appearance good place to work and grow as an employee.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work is a bit dull and the customers can be difficult to deal with. Long shifts around Xmas time and Easter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training opportunities in store and bonuses for good employees. I would like to work my way up to the top so Id appreciate if there was the possibility to do so.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good job, crazy hours

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Supervisor  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Store Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    Good Benefits
    Good discounts
    Opportunity for advancement
    Up to date with music, movies & other entertainment
    Get to sell great music to the masses

    Cons

    Long hours
    Monthly set-ups of restocking/changing sale sections
    Constant moving/price changing/re-merchandising of product
    Endless promotions to memorize sale procedures for
    Working Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, Boxing Day, all at unreasonable hours of the morning/night

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I am a leader and it's hard work to try and keep up with all the bullcrap that is HMV. A leader has to be very much dedicated to this company and all the work that surrounds selling cds/dvd's and whatever else. It's nuts i tells ya.

    Approves of CEO
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