About Best Buy
News & Updates
28 November 2022
We are honoured to have been chosen as a recipient of a Canadian Positive Psychology Association Canadian Workplace Well-Being Award for 2022. “The world can be a complex and challenging place,” says Carol Graziani, Director of Diversity and Inclusion. “Our goal is that whatever is happening, when you walk through the doors of Best Buy, you enter a safe haven where you feel supported through whatever challenges occur and that you can bring your best self to work.”
Best Buy is driven by our singular purpose: to help others pursue their passions and enrich their lives with the help of technology. Everything we do, from carrying the latest and greatest in consumer tech to matching consumers with exactly the products they need is in service to this, including making sure that we hire, and empower, knowledgeable and passionate people across a multitude of disciplines including technology, marketing, retail, and more. Whatever the role, we strive to give our people the necessary tools and training to make an impact. As part of our commitment to bringing customers our very best, we are always looking to grow, evolve, and improve wherever we can. Whether it’s by hiring people continually seeking to learn or by always striving to put the best and most efficient business practices in place, our aim is to foster a progressive, diverse, and inclusive environment in which everyone who works here can be enriched as they help enrich the lives of others.
Life At Best Buy
We're one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. Come experience an award-winning workplace. At Best Buy, we make the ideals of tomorrow happen today. We champion forward-thinking and welcome your authentic passions. At Best Buy, we make the ideals of tomorrow happen today. We champion forward-thinking and welcome your authentic passions. We believe in: • Diversity & Inclusion - We hear, accept, value, and respect our people, regardless of age, race, or gender. • Passion - Our people are powered by passion, which drives us to be the very best we can be and having fun while doing so. • Growth & Enrichment - We are driven to enrich our people, to grow here, as people and as professionals. • Innovation - Always forward-thinking, we focus on what’s possible and always looking ahead to being better every day.
Home Office Roles Our new office, nestled in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, serves as the main hub for our teams to leverage in-person interactions for collaborative, strategic, and the opportunity to connect as needed. Our remote-first approach has sparked exciting opportunities. With roles in Technology, eCommerce, marketing, Finance and more, our remote-first teams do meaningful and impactful work from wherever they work best. Our departments work closely together to support every pillar of our business. Retail Roles From providing solutions to customers (Blue Shirts – Store Associates), helping them get the most out of their technology (Geek Squad Agents), to visiting their homes to provide personalized tech solutions (In-Home Advisors), the retail team enjoy amazing discounts, create genuine connections, and make technology a fun experience for customers. Our diverse retail teams across Canada are passionate about working with people and technology. Not only do they make an immediate impact in the lives of our customers with the help they provide, but they also get to build new skills through training programs, enjoy a safe, exciting, and inclusive store environment filled with the latest and greatest tech. Distribution Center Roles Help bring the latest and greatest tech products to our customers! Our close-knit, efficient, and productive DSC teams in Langley, British Columbia and Brampton, Ontario work together to fulfill customers’ orders and keeps inventory flowing to our stores. Our inclusive and diverse DSC team members balance their people skills, independent hours, and technical expertise in a safe and supportive environment. With health and wellness support, recognition and training programs, the team is empowered to collaborate and bring their best self to work.
Home Office Employees We will provide you with the tools and tech you need to collaborate with our technology, marketing, eCommerce, and design experts right from your home or our new collaboration centre in Vancouver, BC. Our new office offers state of the art technology, maximizes collaboration space, and offers a variety of eco-friendly transit options Perks and rewards You’ll get amazing discounts and promotional pricing on everything from TVs and major appliances to luggage and furniture. Plus, enjoy rewards like flexible health benefits, TFSA and RRSP programs, and our 100% matched company pension plan. Professional and personal growth Having opportunities to learn and grow is an integral part of who we are. Through a number of our development programs, you'll be empowered to learn new skills, gain experience, and evolve your career. Focus on health and wellbeing We believe when you live your best life, you do your best work. That’s why we encourage ongoing discussions of physical and mental health and provide support through a growing number of wellness programs and resources, available online and in person.
We believe change starts with us, so we’re dedicated to contributing to a culture of giving and volunteering. Through programs like Blue Gives Back and Geek Squad Academy, you'll be encouraged to do some good, support projects you're passionate about, and make a lasting impact on the communities we serve. We are proud to give back through our many social impact initiatives, from connecting kids with technology to finding ways to help the environment. Learn more about our social impact: Geek Squad Academy Mentorship & Accelerator Program Teen Tech Centers School Tech Grant program BGC Canada Partnership Environmental Commitment
Diversity Programs & Initiatives
You can be yourself here. At Best Buy we welcome people from all backgrounds to work, shop, and do business with us. We're passionate about providing a work environment that is welcoming, safe and, inclusive for all. We value everyone’s talents, life experiences, beliefs and backgrounds. So you can relax and be yourself. Part of the reason we’re so good at creating incredible experiences for our diverse customers is because of our diverse culture. And we love it that way. Join our team and you’ll find yourself in a place that embraces, celebrates and leverages the rich dimensions of every person — that means YOU! Learn more about our initiatives: Education & Tools • Developing resources for employees to learn more about equity, diversity and inclusion in our society. • Adding to our glossary to ensure that we are all using the right inclusive terms and language when we speak to each other. • Created a Diversity and Inclusion forum where we drive new ideas to advance equality and equity for people of colour. Supporting our communities • Our Mentorship & Accelerator Program aims to connect Black and Indigenous innovators with mentorship opportunities, business support, and a platform to help grow their business. • Our Teen Tech Centers gives youth access to tech education opportunities, relationships that help to build confidence, and a foundation for school and career success. • Our School Tech Grant program provides grants for technology to schools in need, allowing children of all backgrounds a chance to succeed. • A minimum of 30% of our Boys and Girls Clubs Grade 10 scholarships will go to BIPOC youth.