Best Buy Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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Pros
  • You get a nice employee discount on the items that you can get for cheap on amazon (in 780 reviews)

  • The pay is descent only if you are working for GeekSquad, great discount for employees (in 328 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance only exists under quality General Management which is rare (in 217 reviews)

  • full time position due to nobody moving in current full-time positions for higher ones (in 199 reviews)

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  1. Good work life balance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good work life balance. Nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Limited growth in the company.

  2. best buying

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Best Buy (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    they are flexible with scheduling and are always open so there are lots of opportunities room for growth and good benefits and pay ,tuition reimbursment

    Cons

    working holidays and weekends, it would be nice to have more time off and more vacation time. black friday really gets crazy

    Advice to Management

    dont lay off good people offer more vacation time, better training for this new era of gizmos and gadgets. more training on how to deal with difficult costomers

  3. Sales Associate

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Tuscaloosa, AL (US)
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Tuscaloosa, AL (US)

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great employee discounts and accommodations
    Rewarding bonus structure
    Good pay for little experience

    Cons

    You do not work off commission
    Rewards are based off of store-wide performance, not individualized performance

    Advice to Management

    Reward the individual more and you will see improved performance collectively.

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  5. Sales Representative

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    Current Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate in Roseville, MI (US)
    Current Employee - Best Buy Sales Associate in Roseville, MI (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team, flexible hours, great bonus, fun fun fun

    Cons

    Hard to get the hours you want, takes too long to move up in the company

  6. Good

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    Former Employee - Computing/Tablet Sales Consultant in Deer Park, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Computing/Tablet Sales Consultant in Deer Park, TX (US)

    I worked at Best Buy (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Exceptional (to the point of fun) employee discount.

    Cons

    Low, bi weekly pay grade for sales consultants.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate.

  7. wireless sales consultant

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    Former Employee - Wireless Sales Consultant in Chula Vista, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Wireless Sales Consultant in Chula Vista, CA (US)

    I worked at Best Buy (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great encouraging environment where management actually cares! My experience here was very rewarding

    Cons

    I saw no downsides to this company

  8. customer service

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

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    fun, inviting environment, sometimes busy but team oriented

    Cons

    very busy at times and some customers gave attitude for no reason.

  9. Helpful (2)

    Great leadership.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good hours. Great job if you love talking technology and to people. You learn a lot on the job, you do not have to be an expert.

    Cons

    Low pay which can really start to hurt one the holiday season starts up. High hours with little reward. Required to work during thanksgiving.

    Advice to Management

    Keep putting the employees first. When you have a good team to handle then the team will take care of you.

  10. Sales Associate

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great coworkers, fun environment.

    Cons

    Poor revenue structure, have based on sales numbers only

  11. Project Management

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great place to work, fast paced environment, change is happening constantly.

    Cons

    With change sometimes comes frustration, Sometimes difficult to instil best practice.

    Advice to Management

    Continue down the path that has begun, improve where we can while we can.

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