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Good job, crazy hours

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Current Employee - Store Supervisor in Toronto, ON
Current Employee - Store Supervisor in Toronto, ON

I have been working at hmv

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good Benefits
Good discounts
Opportunity for advancement
Up to date with music, movies & other entertainment
Get to sell great music to the masses

Cons

Long hours
Monthly set-ups of restocking/changing sale sections
Constant moving/price changing/re-merchandising of product
Endless promotions to memorize sale procedures for
Working Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, Boxing Day, all at unreasonable hours of the morning/night

Advice to Management

I am a leader and it's hard work to try and keep up with all the bullcrap that is HMV. A leader has to be very much dedicated to this company and all the work that surrounds selling cds/dvd's and whatever else. It's nuts i tells ya.

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  1. It's a job

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    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in Pickering, ON
    Former Employee - Stock Clerk in Pickering, ON

    I worked at hmv

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It's a comfortable pace, you get to work around a music minded environment, helping people find the newest Celine Dion album is ultra rewarding.

    Cons

    Minimum wage jobs suck. You are in a busy mall over the holidays earning only enough money to get yourself home on the bus and if lucky a meal while you are there.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you do... taking advantage of consumers with your overpriced, outdated technology.

  2. top dog!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at hmv full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working with products you're genuinely (and sometimes fanatically) interested in.
    Working alongside people from all walks of life but who share the same interests.
    Lots of opportunities in store to talk to customers and use your knowledge to make recommendations.
    Lots of head office staff have been sales assistants, supervisors, managers in the stores, so you'll find lots of people who are really passionate about the company in all corners of the business.
    Staff discount!

    Cons

    The outlook for the company seems to be positive but it's hard to shake off the 'ailing retailer' label!

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