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It was a fun one while it lasted

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Former Employee - Computer & Tablet Specialist in Pearland, TX (US)
Former Employee - Computer & Tablet Specialist in Pearland, TX (US)

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

Pros

Higher than average pay.
Great co-workers to work with.
Discounts
Accommodations

Cons

Awkward hours (Ex: 2-Close [10p.m-12a.m] then being back up there to open at 8-9)
Uncommunicative Managers and Supervisors.
C.E.Ws

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Actually listen to your employees, don't just blow us off with empty promises. I only worked there for about 7 months but management was insane, expecting something different doing the exact same thing every day

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Good college/high school job.

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    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Grand Forks, ND (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Grand Forks, ND (US)

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

    Pros

    Well known company and looks good on resume. Teaches great team work skills. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Not enough communication and to much coming from corporate office who tries to make one plan fit all stores which isn't possible. Do not pay enough for the responsibility they put on their employees. Of both stores I was in they micro-managed their employees to much.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have more trust in their employees and do not micro-manage. Pay employees not by job title, but by the responsibility they have.

    Take care of your customers + Take care of your employees= Successful company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Best Buy in General

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    Current Employee - Project Team Specialist in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Team Specialist in Atlanta, GA (US)

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

    Pros

    Work with the latest technology.

    Cons

    LOW Morale. All store managers are inconsistant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut out the BS and return to basics.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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