Topics regarding layoffs at Best Buy

Topics regarding layoffs at Best Buy

Project Team

Well there went the project team. It never felt like we were very appreciated anyway, but we’ve been completely dissolved. Good luck to all those project teams.

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If you ever wonder about BB's character, just watch how they treat their customers. If that's how they treat their bread and butter, how they treat their staff will come as no surprise. My advice: Read the Hatchet Man's Playbook and/or just plain... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1szr8X13

Who will sell Premium anything?

60%+ of the most knowledgeable staff have been terminated. Who will now handle complicated things? Where will the motivation come from? Many folks that are left working have no clue how things work. Who will bring the up to speed? The ASM?

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Post ID: @OP+1mb3v01t

Here we go

Best Buy will layoff 'hundreds' of workers across more than 900 stores - with staffers who specialize in selling computers and smartphones the first to... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1mbnJKBu

Layoffs are continuing

Best Buy has been laying off people from stores for a while now. I'm guessing the goal is to reduce the number of locations and move to online sales as much as possible. I believe we're looking at store closings like none before down the line... — read more 

Best Buy. Joke of a layoff

I used to work at best buy until the company had decided to liquidate a few positions in the store I was at. Laughable at best they did it just before we had recieved our bonuses/staff party and to top it off the managers of the winning district... — read more 

| 2012 views | | 1 reply (February 28, 2023)
Post ID: @OP+1ldx2Ou2

Laid off today.

They let me go today in ontario (part-time, permanent), and I received pay in lieu of notice but no statutory severance, because I had worked less than a year.

| 1086 views | | 1 reply (January 25, 2023)
Post ID: @OP+1kQ4WSPf

March 2023 Layoffs

Project Team will be restructured to eliminate redundant positions. Geeksquad deep labor cuts to core positions. Outsourcing help to third party staffing. Corporate headcount reductions in store support and Geeksquad support. Outsourcing to third... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1kqEGeH2

Off shoreing geek squad

We just got word that best buy is shutting down all us based support contracts . Come January all over the phone support will be handles by call centers located outside the united states , even the much touted total tech line. So mid holiday season... — read more 

| 1591 views | | 1 reply (January 2, 2023)
Post ID: @OP+1k5tlZ6j

Things might be looking up

Best Buy stock has fallen 30% in 2022, some analysts believe the stock is undervalued. The company is working hard to reenergize itself after the pandemic and widespread supply chain issues. Along with its dividend, Best Buy is positioning... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1iFoq7em

Poor rich people

I guess they weren’t getting filet minion anymore but only sirloin steaks at this time. Poor rich people…. Oh I know let’s axe these poor people so we can go back to filet minion. Yeah that will do it… why didn’t we think of this sooner? Oh sorry, ... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1if832BT

More layoffs to come

It looks like we're nowhere near done with layoffs. I'm not sure how they expect to do this and still have stores working considering that (at least in my case) we're working on a skeleton crew as it is. You remove a couple more people and we can... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1ieCQnHM

mass layoff?

i got laid off many other supervisors got laid off definitely nationwide, and maybe 1000+ employees? it's not a great look, but not surprising and certainly not limited to best buy as a retailer. people should remember that if you're lucky, your... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1i5eiUJI

Customer service is suffering

its definitely cheaper for them to have 2 pt. the real question is how long will customers continue to deal with 2 people that dont know what they are doing instead of one that does. what position does this put best buy in when things return to... — read more 

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