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www.bestbuy.com Richfield, MN 5000+ Employees

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Great job with plenty of pros but a couple cons

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Southaven, MS (US)

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

Pros-They pay above minimum wage
-PLENTY of hours during holiday season
-Very respectful of school hours, other jobs, and just general life.
-Great treatment from company
-Plenty of opportunities to get extra hours (volunteer for midnight openings!)
-Store I worked had lots of drawings for cash or lunch or rewards for selling a certain amount or signing up a certain number of credit cards.
-Lunches you get paid to go to.
-They want you to get paid for coming in and filling out paper work. Awesome!
-ETK

Cons-Management expects you to follow customers around and bother them to buy something. I've heard a few customer complaints on this.
-Most of the people in the computer section were lazy towards their jobs.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe a little more polite to customers and respect their personal spaces.
Watch every department for people who aren't willing to work. There are plenty of people out there who would gladly do the job instead.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Challenging, rewarding and fun

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, MN (US)

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


Pros: I am never bored. There's always work to get done. I enjoy the people and the culture of the company. I have worked… Cons: Current state of the business makes it difficult to feel secure in my position. Best Buy also lacks discipline in terms of staying focused on… Advice to Senior Management: Get focused. Learn to lay out priorities and objectives/goals for your employees. Reduce the layers in management and the executive team. Directors should have a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Works well for Students

Mobile Sales Consultant (Former Employee)
Watertown, NY (US)

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


Pros: Worked well with my schedules for classes while I was in college. My management team allowed for me… Cons: Was not able to obtain any full time job positions. I finished my degree and I wanted… Advice to Senior Management: NA Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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