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Public limited firm, Best Buy is a well-known provider of technology products, solutions, and services that operates in the U.S as well as Canada, where more than 70 percent of the population resides 15 minutes away from of a Best Buy outlet, as well as in Mexico where Best Buy has a physical and online presence. This Richfield, Minnesota- based company strives hard to enrich the lives of clients everyday via advance technology including online presence and physical visit to stores or personal visit to homes. Atop, the company endeavors to solve technology problems and address key human needs across a range of areas, including entertainment, health, food, productivity, communication, and security. Since inception, Best Buy got several awards and recognitions for its immense contribution to the industry, good customer experience. The company even received awards that recognize its leadership and commitment to positively impacting people, communities, and the environment.

Company - Public
Over $10B
Large
Multiple locations
Appliance & Electronics Companies
1966
Hubert Joly
What departments Best Buy employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
other occupation27.2%
Sales - Other15.4%
Computer / IT9.8%
Sales Managers & Supervisors9.4%
Retail9.4%
General and Operations Managers8%
Customer Service7.4%
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How many years of experience do Best Buy employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Best Buy: Newcomers: 37%, Experiencers: 19%, Experts: 19%, Veterans: 25%. Best Buy employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
Where did Best Buy employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Best Buy: Best Buy, Circuit City, Geek Squad. Typical Best Buy employees have worked at Best Buy.
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What industries did Best Buy employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Best Buy: Niche Retailers, Limited-Service Restaurants, Food & Beverage Retailers, Appliance & Electronics Companies, Colleges / Universities. Best Buy employees most likely come from a Niche Retail
Where did Best Buy employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Best Buy: Small: 24%, Medium: 10%, Large: 66%. Most Best Buy employees have previously worked at large companies.

Educational background

What did employees at Best Buy study?
Where did employees at Best Buy study?
Minnesota State University-Mankato
St. Cloud State University

Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Best Buy?
Time employed at Best Buy: <1: 7%, 1-3: 26%, 4-8: 41%, 9-13: 16%, 14-20: 8%, 20+: 2%. Most Best Buy employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
How does Best Buy rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Best Buy: 73.4% Male and 26.6% Female. Age ratio at Best Buy: 16-20: 2%, 21-30: 62%, 31-40: 25%, 41-50: 8%, 51-60: 2%, 60+: 1%. Best Buy rates - 17.4% less female than the industry average. Most Best Buy employees are 21-30, which is

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How does Best Buy rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Best Buy: high. Best Buy ranks high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
What companies do Best Buy employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Best Buy: Apple, AT&T, Best Buy, Geek Squad, Lowe's. People who work at Best Buy most typically go on to work for the Apple.
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When was Best Buy founded?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
1966.
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A year ago
1966
What industry is Best Buy in?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Retail Trade.
What’s the stock symbol of Best Buy?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
BBY.
Where’s Best Buy’s HQ located?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
The HQ is at Richfield, MN.
gender breakdown at Best Buy?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
gender ratio is 26.6% female, 73.4% male.
What’s Best Buy’s yearly revenue?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
over $10b
What companies are similar to Best Buy?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Amazon, Apple, Google, Lowe's, Microsoft Corporation, Target, The Home Depot, Walmart.
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A year ago
Lowe's, Home
What’s the name of Best Buy’s CEO?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Hubert Joly.
How long do people usually work for Best Buy?
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A year ago
4-5 years
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9 weeks ago
4-8 years
what kind of companies did Best Buy employees work for?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Large companies before Best Buy.
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A year ago
Large companies
How often do employees get promoted at Best Buy ?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
advancement opportunities are high
Top future employers of Best Buy employees?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
Apple, AT&T, Best Buy, Geek Squad, Lowe's, Magnolia Audio-Video, Sprint, Target.
Which companies did employees work for before starting at Best Buy?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
Most of Best Buy’s employees worked for one of these companies Best Buy, Circuit City, Geek Squad, Lowe's, Target, The Home Depot, US Army, Walmart.
How old are Best Buy’s employees in general?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
21-30.
What were Best Buy’s employees' top fields of study?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
No higher education, Bachelor of Science.
Which companies were you employed by before joining Best Buy?
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7 months ago
Ups/dirt works/circle K/
What’s Best Buy’s business mission statement?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
"Help to enrich and empower people's lives through technology.".
Personalized caregiver support service, Caregiver Pay for child bonding or family care. all of these are part of the benefits 🤯
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8 months ago
You forgot adoption and surrogaacy assitance
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8 months ago
Why the shock😒
Customer Service reprenetative is the highest role here, that is surprising
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6 months ago
They be just 6.2 percent ❗
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6 months ago
Learn how to confirm before posting something 👎
Why is overnight shifts not open for my positon😡
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6 months ago
It is available for drivers, and ware house
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6 months ago
I don't know your position but I am sure ts for the best cos not all positions are eleigible for overnight shift ❗
we recycled billions of products in 2020!
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7 months ago
2 billion exactly
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7 months ago
That is brilliant, and very rewarding 🙂
I'm wondering what are their training hours
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6 months ago
Training hours were 8:00 am-4:30 pm
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6 months ago
8-4 ,11-7,2-10 pm,training was done between these hours
One of my friends claimed that the business owner provided all employees with a work-life balance by allowing them to rest.😑
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8 months ago
no doubt, they relax their employees🧾
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8 months ago
the employer do care of employees at this company🏛
I learnt the raise is yearly, right? 🙂
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7 months ago
And it is 3 percent 🤝
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7 months ago
You learnt well, cos that is very true
I've heard that this store's employer performs background checks on potential candidates.
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7 months ago
maybe you've misunderstanding🤦
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7 months ago
no no they dont check background
I’d been through several interviews with other companies but they've pretty standard affair of hiring. Team of expert recruiter conduct my interview.
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7 months ago
I was 16 when i was hired.the recruiter was very kind and open, listen to your suggestion and opinion well.
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7 months ago
Pretty standard affair. Interview, onboarding, training.
I would like the owner to provide me a housing loan so I can build my own house.😠
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6 months ago
it's not in the policy
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6 months ago
dont be worried you can ask from the bank but not from this company🥺
Discounts on pet insurance, that is very helpful😐
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7 months ago
That is true
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7 months ago
I don't get it though 😯
The pay is very good and wow
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8 months ago
Competitve pa, right?
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8 months ago
I don't think so 😐
Tell me one thing you like about wrking here 😐
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7 months ago
My pay is theonly thing I look forward to 🧐
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7 months ago
The teamwork
Whats the relationship between Geek Squad and BestBuy?
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6 months ago
The comment section have answered your question 🙄
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6 months ago
Use Google next time 🥴
The interview process was very fast, and Iwas srprised
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7 months ago
The funny thing is that within 5 days, I got everything including the trining
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7 months ago
Am I the only one that the interview process was slow 😲
Do they've flexible schedule?
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8 months ago
Yes, just talk with your manager. My managers were nice about me missing work and shifting hours.
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8 months ago
Not very flexible😢
The interviews were very easy , what of yours? 😑
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7 months ago
I don't want to think about it
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7 months ago
Easy peasy 😏
The training was very detailed and didn't take much time 🙂
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7 months ago
I did not enjoy it at all
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7 months ago
I never got a training
Wow! This branch has a sizable team.
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7 months ago
yes thats good feature
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7 months ago
i love that this has big team otherwise we have to work hard hahahah😜
I've heard that this organization gives great performance bonuses to its employees.🧑
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6 months ago
no doubt they always do to all employees who work hard
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6 months ago
but i didnt get maybe i dont work hard thats why😕
I heard that the employer also gives feedback to applicants who are unable to pass their interview.
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6 months ago
no no they didnt provide me😑
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6 months ago
i dont think so because they didnt provide when i qualified it😀
It is so good the way companies embrace veterans each day and try to make things easy for them 🥰
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7 months ago
Not like they got a choice
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7 months ago
What of disabled veterans?
So Geek Squad was founded in 1994 😝
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8 months ago
Yes
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8 months ago
This information is not useful 😫
Medical insurance has lots of coverage 👏
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7 months ago
I saw it as normal 🤯
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7 months ago
No, it does not 😕
The work environment is very friendly and good and it is like a family 😃
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7 months ago
Yes, very true
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7 months ago
I never get tired of staying at work 🕺
I expected commission for employees 😏
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7 months ago
Me too
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7 months ago
I thought it was available 🙂
Due to a heart condition, I must rest. Do you offer sick days here?
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6 months ago
like all other companies you can get sick leaves here too😀
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6 months ago
dont worry they do care of their employees
I would like it if my employer offered me fuel assistance or relocation services so I could save money.💵
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6 months ago
you've to wait they'll relocate you😀
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6 months ago
maybe relocation is possible🙁
I've heard, the store requires all employees to dress professionally.👨
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6 months ago
if you want to work then you've to wear it🙁
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6 months ago
yes this is the point i also follow
I heard during lunch hours, there is always something going on ... 🦝
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8 months ago
The fun and games help keep me alive honestly
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7 months ago
There is no need to go to the gym as long as you work here 😂
Does this business offer or not offer family health insurance?
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8 months ago
no no they dont at all
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8 months ago
you've to use your personal expenses😊
My experience was a very good one and my offer was accepted 👯
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6 months ago
Mine was not a positive one at all 🙄
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6 months ago
Mine was a neutral experience, And I didnt get the job at the end 😑
The sense of community hee should exist in every company!
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6 months ago
I feel no sense of community 😐
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6 months ago
This place looks too good to be true 🙄
Why this place be very large and all over?
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7 months ago
This is a very large companu 🥱
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7 months ago
Because they make loads of money and keep expanding and getting better 😴
The benefits for mental health once helped me out of depression 😢
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6 months ago
One has Access to unlimited phone support with master’s-level clinicians
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6 months ago
There is also a digital self care platform, you used that? ❔
Because there were more questioners on the interview panel, it was challenging for me to respond.
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6 months ago
you must be confident so you can clear🗨
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6 months ago
most of the companies have 5 people to ask question so prepare yourself and face the challenge.
One of the interview question was how will I support the team? 🙂
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6 months ago
How do you all remember your interview questions? 😲
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6 months ago
Asked for my interests 😂
Wow! Due to the long history of this business, the prospects for its employees' future security are excellent.😀
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6 months ago
oh yes, this is the reason i work here☹
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6 months ago
no doubt, it secures you future because of great career advancement here😏
It takes averagely 2 weeks to get hired as an employee but months to get hired for seasonal ???!!!
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7 months ago
Doesnt make sense if you ask me 😿
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7 months ago
1 month actually 😯
My workers are very friendly and I LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THEM EVERYDAY😁
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6 months ago
I wish I could say the same but not all are good
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6 months ago
The same as me 🤘
DOES this store provide a retirement plan?
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7 months ago
oh yes like other companies it's also available here
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7 months ago
of course available for all employees🧑
It seems every company is doing this sustainability thing🤔
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7 months ago
Its good though what do you think? 😏
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7 months ago
Because everyone is looking at the dangrs of carbon emmission and understanding it!
Idk what benefits are available for employees at this store.😦
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7 months ago
nothing just paid leaves, insurance, and retirement plan🧾
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7 months ago
they provide me sick leaves, paid leaves, health insurance, 401K matching plan etc.
Males be more than us anywhere I work 🥱
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7 months ago
Its just your choice of workplace
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7 months ago
Males are prpesently 73 percent 🙂
I'm not sure how to use this company's pick-up and drop-off service.😏
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7 months ago
you cant because they dont offer at all😲
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7 months ago
sorry there is no opportunity of this service for employees😦
I thought felonies are not employed here?
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6 months ago
After screening, if they find out, you are getting disqualified❌
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6 months ago
I got hired with a felony though 😑
Because my uncle also works there, I'm not sure when I'll have the opportunity to work there.
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7 months ago
go ahead because they've already provided new jobs🧾
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7 months ago
why dont you look into their website where they've announced new jobs
I got my interview through online, wby?
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6 months ago
My cousin rferred me 😆
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6 months ago
Online got to be the fastest way !😛
If you are going for any interview, just be yourself
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8 months ago
And be honest, these are very important 🙄
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7 months ago