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  1.  

    Friendly, enjoyable, range of duties during working day made day fly

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant

    I worked at hmv part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Gfeat team, freedom to discuss wide range of products. Customer interaction was good.

    Cons

    Mornings could be boring as customers can come in later

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Games and Technology Seasonal Colleague

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at hmv

    Pros

    - Decent pay compared to other
    - Good if you have an interest in Tech and Games

    Cons

    - None in Particular To be Honest

    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Fun Job

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    Current Employee - Key Holder in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Key Holder in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at hmv part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, my love for music was supported, great customers, passion for what I sold

    Cons

    No room for advancement. I was with the company for 3 years, and was sent to help run other stores. I was constantly give hope that I would advance, but nothing ever came up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    District Managers, Regional Managers, HO staff - Treat your store staff better. Dont take them for granted. A little encouragement goes a long way.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Bit like a Cattle market

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)

    I worked at hmv full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Would like to say but Isnt any

    Cons

    Well Not the best Wages

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    .....

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6.  

    Great untill the money ran out

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at hmv full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great to work for largely with some great perks

    Cons

    Treated poorly upon entering administration

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Overall happy

    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Heathrow, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Assistant in Heathrow, England (UK)

    I worked at hmv part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and events eg. Conferences

    Cons

    Must always keep up to date with new releases for films, music and tech, easy for full timers, more difficult for part timers.

  8.  

    very fun but forget about advancing

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    Current Employee - Sales in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at hmv

    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
  9.  

    A well-structured company changing to work in the current climate.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Product Supplier Assistant
    Former Employee - Product Supplier Assistant

    I worked at hmv

    Pros

    Support in business training schemes
    casual dress
    Several points of contact for support
    Team atmosphere as departments run side by side.

    Cons

    none substantial enough to list

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow greater creative input from employees at all levels regarding decisions, by offering a way to access current projects and send input electronically.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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