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Best Buy Overview

Burnaby, BC
10000+ employees
1966
Company - Public (BBY)
Consumer Electronics & Appliance Shops
$1 to $2 billion (CAD) per year
Best Buy is one of Canada’s largest and most successful retailers, operating the Best Buy (www.bestbuy.ca), Best Buy Mobile, and Geek Squad (www.geeksquad.ca) brands. The Company offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment ... Read more

Mission: Help to enrich and empower people's lives through technology.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2019 (#19)

Company Updates

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    Best Buy named best company to work for during holiday season - Best Buy Corporate News and Information

    Becca JohnsonStaff Writer When it comes to seasonal employment, Glassdoor ranked Best Buy as the No. 1 company to work for during the holidays. Glassdoor analyzed millions of reviews by seasonal employees in retail, customer service, sales, labor and transportation. Best Buy got the highest marks for culture and values, senior leadership and career opportunities.

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    Best Buy updates dress code to include jeans - Best Buy Corporate News and Information

    John Vomhof Jr.Staff Writer Best Buy's store employees are known for their blue shirts. As of today, they can wear blue jeans, too. We're updating our dress code to let employees don denim - either blue or black - as part of the official store uniform. The change also applies to other field employees.

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Best Buy – Why Work For Us?


Energetic teams. Fun atmosphere. Exciting Opportunities. That’s what you’ll find at Best Buy.

Care to join us? You can feel the energy here. And we’re not talking about the hum of electronics (there’s that, too). We’re talking about people.
 
Best Buy employees are friendly, enthusiastic and willing to help you succeed. Sure, we’re a big company — the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer — but that doesn’t stop us from having fun while doing what we love: bringing technology into people’s lives in meaningful ways.

Energetic teams. Fun atmosphere. Exciting opportunities.

That’s what you’ll find at Best Buy. Care to join us?

You can feel the energy here. And we’re not talking about the hum of electronics (there’s that, too). We’re talking about people.

Best Buy employees are friendly, enthusiastic and willing to help you succeed. Sure, we’re a big company — the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer — but that doesn’t stop us from having fun while doing what we love: bringing technology into people’s lives in meaningful ways.

When you join our team, we consider you part of our Best Buy family. And what you do here every day will support our goal to make people’s lives better, easier and more enjoyable through the great products we sell.

So if you’d like using your talents to help improve people’s lives, bring it! We’d love to have your energy here.

VALUES

Everything that Best Buy is now – and strives to become – ultimately ties back to our core values as a company.

UNLEASH THE POWER OF OUR PEOPLE

LEARN FROM CHALLENGE AND CHANGE

SHOW RESPECT, HUMILITY AND INTEGRITY

HAVE FUN WHILE BEING THE BEST

Employees come and go.  Business strategies morph over time.  The world around us is in constant turmoil.  But Best Buy’s values as a company will never change.

You can be yourself here.

At Best Buy, we value everyone’s talents, life experiences, beliefs and backgrounds. So you can relax and be yourself.

Part of the reason we’re so good at creating incredible experiences for our diverse customers is because of our diverse culture. And we love it that way.

Join our team and you’ll find yourself in a place that embraces, celebrates and leverages the rich dimensions of every person — that means YOU!

Best Buy Reviews

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    "Best Buy is a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Victoria, BC
    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Atmosphere, benefits, career advancement, employee discounts

    Cons

    Wage could be more competitive

    Advice to Management

    Wage could be more competitive, other then that only good things to say

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Best Buy Photos

Best Buy photo of: This is the place to build a career. At Best Buy, you’ll be surrounded by cutting-edge technology and work with energetic people who like to have fun helping people.
Best Buy photo of: The place to build a career
Best Buy photo of: Best Buy corporate headquarters located on Penn Ave. in Richfield, Minnesota. (Photo attributed to Chad Davis - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0)
Best Buy photo of: In August 1966, Richard M. Schulze and a business partner opened Sound of Music, an electronics store specializing in high fidelity stereos in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Best Buy photo of: Our corporate Cafeteria that offers an outdoor feel and a place for collaboration.
Best Buy photo of: Our Pacific Kitchen & Home products and service make Best Buy the one-stop source for premium kitchen, bath and home solutions.
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Best Buy Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Quebec, QC
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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Best Buy (Quebec, QC) in June 2015.

    Interview

    vous fait rencontrer avec 3 gérants et vous fait marcher dans le centre commercial tout en faisant l'embauche pour tester vos capacité et vous déplacer dans une foule et rester concentré. (et cela vous rend plus honnête durent l'entretien)

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Best Buy Awards & Accolades

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers, The Globe and Mail, 2019
  • BC's Top 100 Employers, The Vancouver Sun, 2019
  • Best Omni-Channel Retailer Award – Large, Canada Post, 2018
  • Retail Innovator of the Year, Strategy Shopper, 2018
  • Retail Innovator of the Year Award, eTail, 2018
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