Monday, March 7, 2016

Microblog: Careers With Minnesota Companies-Best Buy

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Best Buy was originally founded in 1966, as Sound of Music. It sold stereos and particularly car stereos. In time, the founders branched out into selling other consumer electronics. In 1983, the name changed to Best Buy.
  • Best Buy posts sales of $40 billion annually
  • It employs more than 125,000 people
  • It has over 1400 stores
  • Its headquarters are in Richfield, MN
  • It has stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico
  • It recycles 409 pounds of materials for every minute their stores are open

Employment at Best Buy includes these areas:
  • Retail or corporate
  • Customer Service
  • Sales
  • Store Clerks
  • Loss Prevention (shoplifting/theft)
  • Inventory
  • Merchandising
  • Transportation
  • Human Resources
  • Info Tech
  • "Geek Squad" Techs (repairs)
  • International Sales
  • Legal
  • Tax

Here is a link to Best Buy job openings. Some positions require a 2 year degree, some more advanced:

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