SALE ASSOCIATE AND CASHIER (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – January 16, 2016
Helping customer around with Laptops and Camera's was quite fun, because I enjoy working around technologies. Specially with camera's, I know a lot about camera and working at Best Buy helps me connects more with what I love. It was really great and different experience working with such nice and communicating surroundings. I think if you like what you do, you'll enjoy your job even more and would show more interest, that's why we should always go for what we love to do the most.
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Cornwall, ON – April 26, 2016
This place is one of the only second homes I got and I really enjoyed it. I honestly loved working for them and I would have never asked for no other first customer service/retail experience. Great team and great deals.
Product Process Specialist (Current Employee) – Richmond Hill, ON – June 7, 2016
The job is a really good place especially the management, however I have been trying to move to the sales floor for about a month now. I'm not planning on staying much longer as I want to move up and find a better job in my career field.
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – July 31, 2015
A typical day starts within Best buy includes jumping right into work which detail in communicating with customers to find the right and best product for that consumer. I learned many ways to deal with customers and my product knowledge increased to a point way selling $2000 Mac-book's came at ease with increased up selling of different products such as Microsoft word or even protection plans. Co-workers would always work together to get the best experience for the customer because we are on a no commission bases. The hardest part was honestly was not being able to close a sale in the beginning but as my experience grew the easier it got to finalize the sale.
very easy going people, flexible hours and great benefits
only one break per shift, I prefer a 15 min twice rather then 1 half hour
Warehouse (Current Employee) – Woodridge, IL – September 18, 2015
I have worked for the Best Buy Warehouse in Woodridge, IL for 10 years. The first 5 years was wonderful.
Best Buy was great at showing their employees appreciation: We would receive raises twice a year. They would throw Holiday parties, with food and raffled gifts(TV’s/gift cards..) Management would go out on the warehouse floor, greet and interact with the staff. It was really a great place to be proud to work for.
Once, the Warehouse went under new management everything changed. The company stopped raises completely over 3 years ago..
I was told that we would be getting a raise this year. The family and I were pretty excited about it until we received my check. The company that I have put my blood, sweat and time into, thought I was only worth 5 cents…
This company does not promote employees internally. For years, Best Buy would promise employees promotions but then hire externally. (Leads, Supervisors and Managers) I have been promised personally about 7 times over the 10 years..
Management treats their employees like they are replaceable objects. You approach them with an issue or concern, it is brushed under the rug.
Recently, HR had a meeting with all the staff and congratulated the new employees on their $0.75 raise. A few employees who have been at Best Buy as long as I have, approached HR about their $0.05 raise. The HR Rep. just shrugged his shoulders and walked away..
Another example.. I have a “go getter” personality and I love helping people. So, when my Manager asked if I could go to Best Buy’s other warehouse and help out,more... I was delighted. The Supervisor at that location appreciated the help and noticed my potential and knowledge of company. A few days later, I was talking with that Supervisor and my Manager about a few things. The Supervisor asked me if front of my Manager, if I would be interested in being his lead at the new warehouse. Of course, I was like YES PLEASE! Well, my Manager shot that down quick.. He said that ”I was his best picker and he couldn’t afford to lose me on the floor.” I was speechless, what company would hold their own employees back from success?
Of course, there is much much more I could talk about.. I just pray that, those of you interested in this company, please take my review into consideration.less
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Calgary, AB – May 18, 2016
Best Buy was a good company to work for, however had a dramatic environment. The management was great at encouragement and I loved my job, however I had a very hard commute there causing me to end my time.
Senior Home Solutions Specialist (Former Employee) – Oakville, ON – June 9, 2016
It is a retail job that requires retail hours and lots of hard work but Best buy is a company that gladly recognizes its employees and will give you plenty of opportunities to learn and grow within the company
Supervisor (Current Employee) – Regina, SK – May 31, 2016
Duties to follow Learned about people, communicating, different products Management is very helpful co-workers are very informative The hardest part is moving products from warehouse The most enjoyable part is selling ofcourse
Product Process Specialist (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – February 16, 2016
I feel as if I learned a lot working at Best Buy. In the beginning the mangers make sure that you have sufficient training in order to do your job efficiently. When you assigned a task its usually after a senior associate has made sure you know exactly what your doing. Overall it was a great place to work with a good atmosphere.
Sales Associate (Current Employee) – Vancouver, BC – May 27, 2016
Fun Work Environment, Nice Staff, good discounts, always learning, good resources, and great atmosphere. I've learned a lot about sales and products. The hardest part of the job is just learning, learning, learning.