Best Buy Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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Best Buy President Ron Wilson
Ron Wilson
279 Ratings
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  • "Also work/ life balance is difficult I can't tell you how unpleasant the holidays are because you are working 10-12 even 16 hour work days(in 583 reviews)

  • "Long hours but manageable overall(in 522 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great Company that trains very well"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sale Consultant in Wichita, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They train their employees well Takes good care of employees Willing to coach if needed

    Cons

    Sales goal can be tough Can be competitive at times If you have Bad management it can be tough

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  2. "Work environment is great but Commission would be great for the hardwork"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - MSL Advisor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    1. Excellent work environment 2. Full-timers have health benefits

    Cons

    1. Should have commission for the hard work 2. only 3 weeks maximum vacation

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  3. "Its a good job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Mobile and Smart Living Advisor in Mississauga, ON

    I have been working at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Really good job for a student, Good on your resume too

    Cons

    Not much some people might take their job to seriously. Also there are no commision so there isnt a real incentive into selling things

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  4. "Good Benefits"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Matching pension plan by company

    Cons

    None at this point of time

  5. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Home Solutions Advisor in Hamilton, ON

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers were fun and positive *Most* Customers were patient and enjoyed speaking with them

    Cons

    Pay is minimum wage which sucks

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  6. "Good company with values"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Merchandise Analyst in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing team and work life balance

    Cons

    Pay is low compared to same positions

  7. "Great Place to meet people"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Edmonton, AB
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Best Buy part-time

    Pros

    Worked with some great people

    Cons

    Too much focus on adding services to sales

  8. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Surrey, BC

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    Very Good and positive work environment

    Cons

    Number of vacation days are less

  9. "Great atmosphere"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time

    Pros

    The atmosphere is very welcoming, & the idea behind working as a team & helping each other with our own uniqueness is something I cherish here . The laughs & joys , but also the learning aspect of it as well has truly helped me in many ways in & outside of work.

    Cons

    I do not have any

  10. "Great company - Great people"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Best Buy full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Incredible employee discounts on products - Big numbers to work on - Leaderships open to suggestions and new ideas - possibility to make a difference

    Cons

    - Slow in adding new technology - Long wait to move up

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