Best Buy Employee Reviews about "employee discount"

Updated 2 Jan 2021

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  • "Also work/ life balance is difficult I can't tell you how unpleasant the holidays are because you are working 10-12 even 16 hour work days(in 583 reviews)

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  1. "I Liked it"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The employee discount was great

    Cons

    Black Friday sales. I did not enjoy the rush.

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  2. "Great Job Depending on Management"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - N/A in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    - Presents a great opportunity to learn about development in the tech industry - Good hourly pay rate - Great employee discount - 401(k)

    Cons

    - Depending on management, employees could come off as uninterested in assisting customers and they may send customers to another location to be assisted - Pressure to get applications for credit cards

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  3. "Best of Intentions"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Richfield, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    employee discount, time off, consumer technology

    Cons

    lack of clarity and direction, hit and miss leadership ability, unaligned strategy

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  4. "Great place for retail"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good co-workers, great employee discount

    Cons

    Having to deal with aggressive customers, no guarantee on number of hours for part time.

  5. "Room for growth if you know the right people"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Room for growth if you know the right people, decent benefits and employee discount.

    Cons

    if you dont know the right people you'll be pushing product without making any real money.

  6. "Exhaustingly mismanaged"

    2.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Burbank, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Coworkers The employee discount

    Cons

    Almost always understaffed Usually only receive the next weeks schedule one day before it starts Paid the same as new hires despite being the people who train and teach them the job Made to feel disposable with hours getting cut to 0 without warning.

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  7. "Ok work, bad management"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Computer Specialist 

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Employee discount, nice work environment

    Cons

    management does not listen to you

  8. "Average, good start for sales"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Best Buy Mobile - Verizon Expert in Hamburg, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    employee discount and Health/Dental Insurance

    Cons

    -Not much room for advancement -Micro Management

  9. COVID-19

    "Experience with technology, terrible environment"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Geek Squad, Consultation Agent in Downey, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    *learn and gain experience with troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing pc and apple products *decent employee discount

    Cons

    *very busy store with heavy foot traffic *management is childish by spreading rumors and nonsense, poor scheduling with no flexibility, no room to grow, toxic environment and employees, no information given on covid cases in store or covid pay/leave, lots of favoritism, and overall not a safe place to work in during the pandemic.

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  10. "Sales advisor"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great employee discount Great co-workers awesome work environment

    Cons

    No commission Not enough room for growth

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