hmv
3.0 of 5 23 reviews
www.hmvgroup.com Maidenhead, United Kingdom

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Updated Jan 28, 2014

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hmv CEO Trevor Moore

Trevor Moore

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33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Fun Job

Key Holder (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

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

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

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

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

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very fun but forget about advancing

Sales (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

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 Senior ManagementAppreciate ALL your workers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Games and Technology Seasonal Colleague

Anonymous Employee (Former 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

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Bit like a Cattle market

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

I worked at hmv full-time for more than 3 years

ProsWould like to say but Isnt any

ConsWell Not the best Wages

Advice to Senior Management.....

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great untill the money ran out

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I worked at hmv full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat to work for largely with some great perks

ConsTreated poorly upon entering administration

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Overall happy

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

I worked at hmv part-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood benefits and events eg. Conferences

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

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

Product Supplier Assistant (Former Employee)

I worked at hmv

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

Consnone substantial enough to list

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

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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