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Best Buy Overview

Burnaby, BC
10000+ employees
1966
Company - Public (BBY)
Consumer Electronics & Appliances Stores
$2 to $5 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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    Corie Barry becomes fifth CEO in Best Buy history - Best Buy Corporate News and Information

    John Vomhof Jr.Staff Writer There's a new boss at Best Buy. On Tuesday, Corie Barry becomes the fifth CEO in the company's 53-year history. She replaces Hubert Joly, who led the company through a successful turnaround over the past seven years and will now become executive chairman as part of a planned leadership transition.

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    Creating a culture of inclusion at Best Buy - Best Buy Corporate News and Information

    Matthew SmithStaff Writer At Best Buy, celebrating Pride stretches beyond the celebrations in June. It means more than raising awareness and support for LGBTQ+ employees and people in the communities we serve. It means creating a culture of inclusion where everyone feels welcome and accepted.

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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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    Current Employee - Sales Supervisor in Victoria, BC
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    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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    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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