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Updated 23 September 2018
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  • "Work-life balance is difficult to perfect" (in 481 reviews)

  • "Is hard to get hired on full time" (in 555 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hobart CBD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hobart CBD

    Pros

    Good work ethic and nice people

    Cons

    Travel takes a long time since it is far away

    Advice to Management

    Very good


  2. "BI Architecture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good work culture and flexible timings

    Cons

    Salary could be higher, management needs to update

  3. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Strong company culture. Great Benefits.

    Cons

    can't think of any cons.


  4. "cell phone sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great discount flexible hour and fair pay

    Cons

    none great place to work


  5. "Focused on People ( both employee and customer)"

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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Mike - Victor - Albert

    These guys are 1 unit and know how to pick talent and grow a team. They are EXTREMELY ethical and the definition of servant leadership.

    I’m a new hire with a lot of experience however I am still coachable and willing to learn. Victor and my direct supervisor as been absolutely amazing with how they put training and real life situation in front of you. They establish foundation and are excited to see you thrive.

    Cons

    Light on staffing but these guys know how to make the adjustments needed.

    Advice to Management

    Keep mike - victor - Albert

    These guys are rare !!!! EXTREMELY RARE !!!


  6. "Customer Service Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Benefits
    40 hours a week
    Good management
    Great Employees

    Cons

    Working most holidays
    Hard to move up
    Unfair Pay
    Unfair chances
    More time off

    Advice to Management

    Give opportunities to full time cs a chance to move up


  7. "Good place to work through college"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Fairly easy sales job that has good benefits

    Cons

    Feels like a commission job without getting paid commission.

  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Fun work environment, competitive hourly pay, opportunities for Full Time with benefits

    Cons

    Working holidays such as Thanksgiving, hours can be greatly cut after Christmas


  9. "Customer Service Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    discount, flexible hours, multiple departments

    Cons

    not to much as i only work PT

    Advice to Management

    communication and feedback


  10. "Great retail company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great culture
    Great discount
    Fun environment

    Cons

    Upwards mobility is hard other than within the store. No other real avenues to develope in.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. There are some things that need working on but the company is heading the right direction .


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