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Fun work place
Home Solutions Specialist (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON21 August 2017
Best buy Canada takes good care of its employees. There's lots of opportunity to learn new things. they offer great training and are flexible hours especially for students.
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Productive and Busy
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Barrie, ON21 August 2017
Productive and busy workplace with leaders that leave some to be desired. Scheduling was usually put up at the last possible second and often had not taken employees' lives into account.
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it was great to be part of the Best Buy crew
Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON21 August 2017
very friendly staff and a friendly atmosphere hygiene were proper as well employees and coworkers were very helpful. management was also proper, and no-one slacked at doing their work.
Pros
Employee discounts
Cons
Standing up for long hours
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Great place to work
Store Sales Manager (Former Employee) –  Sherway,Dundas,Downsview,Heartland,Markham21 August 2017
Being a Supervisor/Business and Store sales manager my daily job was to ensure that the teams are ready to maximize sales to meet store budget above and beyond. All Administrative work, business plan, training and customer facing in a busy environment.
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good team
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB19 August 2017
good benefits,management is not that good , you get alot of good discounts and they have a very nice team working with them , management needs to be improved alot
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Decent place to make a buck
Assistant Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON17 August 2017
Nothing special around this establishment.
Customer Service lacks
High expectations for locations with minimum foot traffic
Management does not take constructive criticism
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Working for Best Buy is challenging and full of surprises every day brings challenge and make every day interesting.
Electronic technician (Current Employee) –  Langley, BC14 August 2017
Learning a lot additional skills - Microsoft, spreadsheet newest technology keep me up to date with new electronics. Learning to work in big corporation understanding process and environment of multiculturalism, respect others gives me lots of personal satisfaction.
Pros
free lunches, some bonuses, medical, Rrsp
Cons
N/a
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Sometimes Fun
Sales Senior (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON14 August 2017
Was usually pushed to perform tasks that were outside of pay grade and would get in trouble if not having completed all of the tasks that should normally be done by managers
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Great Company
Senior Project Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC13 August 2017
Even though I was one of the staff who were "downsized" during the switch from FS to BBY I would apply to this company again in a heart beat. They work as a team and truly want what is best for their staff.
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convenient and managable
Seasonal Sales associate (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC11 August 2017
a typical day at work would be busy and filled with new learning oppourtunities. I learned a ton about how sales business works inside and outside of the best buy business. The management was good, they were understanding and included employees with tasks. Workplace culture was amazing, very friendly environment. Hardest part of the job would be improvising when no manager is available for assistance. Most enjoyable part of the job in my opinion was making sales and helping customers.
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Good place to work
Customer Service Representative/Cashier (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON9 August 2017
this was a great place to work if you were a student or looking for your first job. Also great if you are trying to gain some retail experience. friendly place to work
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Excellent product knowledge, learning on-the-job and training modules.
Geek Squad level 3 Field Service Agent (Former Employee) –  Newmarket, ON4 August 2017
Everyday is a different adventure while meeting great clients and associates. Trained me to be a calibrator and a Home Theater specialist. Management is fair and you always knew what they expect from you.
Pros
freedom to make good business decisions on your own.
Cons
Retail work hours and random overtime.
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good job
Sales Associate / Product Expert (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB3 August 2017
easy job, but the fact there waqs no commision provided no added motivation for the sales staff, and in comparison to other electronic stores while we did have the products the customer service was not there.
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Super fun workplace
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Waterloo, ON3 August 2017
Management is very cool, have a fun way of teaching and encouraging sales and targets. Can move up pretty quick in the store if you work hard, the most enjoyable thing about the job is the coworkers and the benefits
Pros
good staff discount
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Best Buy is a really nice place to work.
IPG Technician (Former Employee) –  Langley, BC1 August 2017
Beyond the fact that the work was enjoyable, personally, management was agreeable and communicative; workmates were pleasant, experienced and always willing to answer questions.
Pros
Friendly working environment, good wages
Cons
Security Check, commute
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Amazing
Connected Solutions Specialist (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON30 July 2017
It's a great workplace to be in. Very friendly staff and easy to get along with. As a full-timer shifts are at the utmost priority for the leadership team as they want their full-timers to lead by example.
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Many career options to explore - one of the better companies to work for
Sr. Systems & Process Analyst (Former Employee) –  Burnaby, BC29 July 2017
Depends on the department and the role you are in; the working experience can vary a great deal. Some positions are high pressure and high reward; other could be mundane and uninspiring - so choose wisely.
Pros
Great compensation and benefit comparing others in the industry
Cons
Company direction and initiatives can be unpredictable; very much bottom-line driven
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work place has fun people to work with
Customer Service/ Warehouse (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB28 July 2017
good job for experience. not sure if I would recommend to anyone. from my experience in the company, there are a lot of benefits to working at best buy however, if you stress out easily or don't work well under pressure, I wouldn't consider best buy a place to work at.
Pros
always someone to talk to
Cons
there are cons to every work place.
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Good work environment but bad hours
Associate (Current Employee) –  Langley, BC28 July 2017
Everyday at work was very similar. We took shipments and placed them at their appropriate places. We then would take the goods and package them into totes and ship them off to their designated stores.
Pros
good pay
Cons
bad hours
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Fun workplace and Learning
Sequrity Guard (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON28 July 2017
They wants to do your best without any improvement in your post position. As all admire my work but they don't expect employee to demand good position. More ober they give hardly 12 hour in a week.
Pros
Free luches
Cons
Less hours
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