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Updated 18 December, 2018
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  1. "Employer Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great experience and great people

    Cons

    Nothing bad. just work hard


  2. "It’s meh, try hard on company culture to hide poor pay and benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Good company culture, fun people

    Cons

    Poor pay , benefits kick in too late

  3. "good"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Scarborough, MB
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Scarborough, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy (More than a year)

    Pros

    great amazing cool fun groovy

    Cons

    nothing absolutely nothing. nothing at all

    Advice to Management

    biased


  4. "CSR"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Cool environment, amazing discount, friendly staff and store manager

    Cons

    Supervisors were unorganized. Zoning was important and cashiers were not aloud to process certain returns or exchanges even if CS desk was busy


  5. "Good If you are in school"

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    Former Employee - Home Solutions Specialist in Markham, ON
    Former Employee - Home Solutions Specialist in Markham, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great flexibility in scheduling, great discounts

    Cons

    can't think of anything right now


  6. "Sale Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Burnaby, BC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people and fun environment

    Cons

    lots of work, busy most of the time


  7. "Nice Part Time job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly people, good location, easy to manage while in school.

    Cons

    Holiday season and dealing with customers can be stressful.

  8. "Sales Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great leadership, lots of autonomy

    Cons

    have to be into sales to enjoy


  9. "Candid commentary and complement"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Open atmosphere where you're heard

    Cons

    Corporate culture has changed to be more constrictive and robotic.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back how it used to be and watch those numbers soar and roar like back in the days. Have fun while being the best.


  10. "Decent place for PT work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Best Buy part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    diverse staff
    new technology
    pressure for sales

    Cons

    does not have commission
    management