Best Buy, the most famous yellow price tag known to mankind, was founded in 1966 by Richard M. Schulze and James Moore. The store originally went by the name of Sound of Music and mainly focused on selling audio equipment.
The store was so popular that by the end of 1967 they had three stores, acquired companies Kencraft Hi-fi and Bergo, and closed their year out with the gross sales of $173,000.
Within four years the Sound of Music store hit the $1 million annual revenue mark. In 1981 they held their first annual "Best Buy" sale. Two years later the store changed its name to Best Buy.
Today Best Buy holds 19% of the consumer electronics market and almost anything electronics can be found here. They operate over 1100 stores worldwide.
Because of Best Buy’s massive size and diverse electronic selection there are many career opportunities.
If you plan on gaining employment in one of their stores opportunities abound. If you have limited experience in electronics you can find employment as a cashier or a customer service. Here you will be able to interact with customers. Extensive knowledge about electronic you may be able to work as a sales associate. Not all of the sales associates require extensive knowledge but some, such as computers, due in order to be able to answer customer questions.
Technicians are also valuable employees. Best Buy hires technicians to handle installations. The car stereo setting up the new sound system home they need certified techs to do the job. There also hire knowledgeable computer people to run Geek Squad service.
Best Buy job benefits programs are available to employees and their spouses/same-gender domestic partners and dependents. They include:
- health-care and dependent-care spending accounts
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- bonus/incentive programs for eligible roles
But their benefits don’t stop there. Don’t forget, you’ll have their excellent employee discount, along with generous time-off programs, tuition assistance, adoption assistance and vendor accommodation programs.
If you love electronics or working in a fun environment, Best Buy is a terrific option. Apply online and take advantage of their excellent job benefits!
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