Future Shop Reviews

Updated Jun 2, 2020

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3.6
57%
Recommend to a Friend
49%
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Future Shop President and Chief Operating Officer Ron Wilson (no image)
Ron Wilson
93 Ratings
Pros
  • "When you work with good people this is one of the best part time jobs you can get(in 23 reviews)

  • "The excellent employee discount was awesome for nerds like me(in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "Really seasonal type of business, best buy(in 17 reviews)

  • "Part time requires minimum 25 hours a week(in 12 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Representative"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Future Shop part-time

    Pros

    great company great staff and great atmosphere

    Cons

    there are no disadvantages. they are a great company

    Future Shop2020-05-14
  2. "Closed"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager in Sarnia, ON

    I have been working at Future Shop full-time

    Pros

    Great wages, great benefits and hours

    Cons

    Work life balance, hard to advance

    Future Shop2020-06-02
  3. "Only writing this to see more info on this website"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Future Shop full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Most managers were great and attentive

    Cons

    Boxing day hours were horrible but the pay made up for it

    Future Shop2020-02-07
  4. "Typical sales job but with acceptable pay"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Expert in Richmond, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Future Shop part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Acceptable pay Friendly culture Room for job title flexibility

    Cons

    Very competitive environment Stressful emphasis on pushing services

    Future Shop2019-12-11
  5. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Future Shop full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good management and culture Flexible work hours

    Cons

    Slow growth and progress Lack of transparency

    Future Shop2019-11-11
  6. "Fun people to work with, not so much management"

    3.0
    Former Employee - CSS 

    I worked at Future Shop part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun people to work with. Management changed often

    Cons

    Management wasn't supportive. If you didn't for the business need they wanted you out even if you were good at your job

    Future Shop2019-11-05
  7. "Great Company and working atmosphere"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Surrey, BC

    I worked at Future Shop full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Highly Professional, Great customer Experience and friendly place to shop.

    Cons

    it was very difficult to get into senior Management

    Future Shop2019-10-06
  8. "Futureshop closed but was BestBuy for long before that"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant General Manager in Kelowna, BC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Future Shop full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Allowed to be rather independent. Fair benefits Matching Pension contributions Serious opportunity for serious workers

    Cons

    Ever reducing labor hours allotted by HR Not that competitive in pay

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    Future Shop2019-08-15
  9. "Went bankrupt"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Technician in Regina, SK

    I worked at Future Shop full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    none. Minimum wage job, for a technical position

    Cons

    Low pay, no benefits. Manager treated ALL the staff like shite. Screaming at employees was a daily occurrence.

    Future Shop2019-08-12
  10. "hello"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Halifax, NS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Future Shop full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very nice place to find job

    Cons

    not pay enough for me

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    Future Shop2019-07-12
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