Topics regarding layoffs at Best Buy

Topics regarding layoffs at Best Buy


Does anyone know exactly what severance is like? I’m not expecting anything good to happen here. It can only get worse. I have been working here for a little over 9 years and I expect that it will be enough to at least serve me until I find... —  read more 

Online shopping

Was anybody who was laid off offered to transition to an online shopping-related job? If that's the main reason for the layoffs, as the leadership keeps saying, why weren't the jobs that were created in the new sector offered to people before they... —  read more 

I'm happy about my bonus

I really don't understand people. It's like Best Buy can't win with some of you, no matter what they do. I'm getting an extra $500 I didn't count on. That's a good thing in my book! Yes, there'll be layoffs. But there's always layoffs and not just... —  read more 

Bonuses masking layoffs

The media is full of headlines about bonuses and these “praiseworthy articles” have completely obscured the fact that the company is laying unspecified number of workers and cutting the hours. What can I say? Thanks for everything, but bonuses are... —  read more 

Is there a way to know?

Is there a way to know if my store will be among those closing? If anybody is reading this whose store previously closed, were there any signs ahead? What should I look for? First I was stressing over being laid off and now I'm stressing over that... —  read more 

Best buy #578 victim

No care for employees that were affected. they are just motivating the part timers to become what we worked to be over the years. No care from higher ups. They just read whats on thier paper and tell you to get out. I'm pretty sure people who... —  read more 

Ways of cutting business costs

I’m just an ordinary worker and I don’t understand much about running a business, but it’s generally not clear to me whether laying people off is the only way for a company to cut costs. I understand that cutting costs is sometimes necessary, but do... —  read more 

What happened to this place?

It seems like Best Buy is not the same company it was a year or two ago. I don't know if this is just my experience, but it seems like we went from being an employee oriented place to a complete opposite. Instead of teamwork, now we have employees... —  read more 

Are layoffs continuing?

Do we know yet if layoffs are continuing today and tomorrow or has everybody been notified already? I'm going to assume they're not planning to drag this out into the next week, but it's entirely possible it'll take a couple of days to let everybody... —  read more 

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Reorg news coming Feb. 10th

My store was selected to run a "pilot" model for just about a month. The stores were supposed to be curbside ONLY but the GMs at the pilot stores pushed back on that because they didnt want to deal with p-ss-d off customers. So we limit "" the stores... —  read more 

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Will there be more?

Can we expect any more layoffs any time soon? With the second wave of the coronavirus on its way, I'm worried that there might be more shutdowns and with that more furloughs. And we already know that in a lot of cases being furloughed equals being... —  read more 

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Recent News

We just got a video as I'm sure many of you have already seen that yes, it seems the 15th was the cut-off. Everyone getting fired now yall. I'm slightly salty, but I have yet to head if I'm going to be one of the people on the corporate hit list. ... —  read more 

1D Impact

Best Buy has managed to eliminate literally all of the people who gave a damn about their jobs in the last year because of 1D. I’ve watched so many people who were dead set on staying with the company back out and run because of how many jobs... —  read more 

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