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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

  • Nothing is more important than the safety of our employees and customers. https://corporate.bestbuy.com/a-note-from-best-buy-about-covid-19/

    A note from Best Buy about COVID-19 - Best Buy Corporate News and Information

    Best BuyStaff Writer To Our Customers: Across the country these past several days, you have come to our stores to buy the technology and household necessities that are so valuable at a time like this. We remain determined to continue to serve you and are announcing today a new way of making our stores accessible while even further enhancing customer and employee safety.

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    Best Buy's CEO, Corie Barry - Ranks No. 9 on Fortune's Most Powerful Women List

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Best Buy – Why Work With 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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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Always learning
    Great community of people

    Cons

    pushy on the geek squad protection sales

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Best Buy Photos

Best Buy photo of: Corie Barry named to Fortunes 2019 List of Most Powerful Women
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.
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Best Buy Interviews

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    Computer Sales Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Orleans, LA (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Best Buy (New Orleans, LA (US)) in March 2019.

    Interview

    3 Interviews. 1 phone, 2 in person. Very laid back and multiple interviewers. The process is easy and the questions asked generally pertain to your thoughts on theft

    Interview Questions

    • What would you do if you saw a coworker stealing from the company?   3 Answers
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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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