Best Buy Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 29 Dec 2020

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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)

  • "Long hours but manageable overall(in 522 reviews)

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  1. "Pay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate 

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Discount, employees, growth, pay, happy

    Cons

    Long hours, short breaks, management, customers,

  2. "Working at Bestbuy"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, awesome training programs that open doors for other companies.

    Cons

    Long hours, and work every holiday. No work life balance.

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  3. "Great entry environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Best Buy Mobile Sales Associate in Manassas, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Great discount, mostly good managers

    Cons

    Typical retail structure with can be long hours in your feet

  4. "great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great team and great benefits.

    Cons

    long hours and really low pay.

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  5. "Best Buy Computer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Computer Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Great place to work. Atmosphere

    Cons

    Nothing really. Long hours during holiday

  6. "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun and exciting job to work at

    Cons

    Long Hours and hard people

  7. "Sales"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Fun team and nice management

    Cons

    Rude customers and long hours

  8. "Welcoming environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - OMNI Associate in Etobicoke, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good discount, organized system

    Cons

    Long hours, demanding schedule, always busy

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  9. "achieve goals"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Home Theater Sales Associate 

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    friendly, competitive, and open environment

    Cons

    long hours when it is slower

  10. "Great Opportunities"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Magnolia Systems Designer in Murrieta, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of room to grow, gain knowledge that can transfer, build meaningful relationships

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of driving, not the greatest tools and resources

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