Best Buy
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Interviews at Best Buy

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Best Buy.
Interview experience
Based on 6,930 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 6,910 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 6,375 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Best Buy

Overview experience
Poor
Excellent
Easy
Difficult
Interview process length
About a week
39%
About a day or two
31%
About two weeks
22%
About a month
6%
More than one month
2%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
83%
Background check
63%
Drug test
54%
Phone call/screening
53%
Problem solving exercises
19%
Least reported steps
Other
3%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Best Buy

  • Is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin…
    Shared on November 28, 2018 - Computer and Networking Technician - Hawthorne, CA
  • Mine was just like a normal retail job interview. They were fully staffing a new store at the time so there weren't very many technical questions.
    Shared on October 25, 2018 - Senior Advanced Repair Agent - Winchester, VA
  • Probing and efficient
    Shared on September 19, 2018 - ASUS Counter Intelligence Agent - Brooks, KY

Interview questions at Best Buy

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Mostly question regarding driving experience, as the job requires a DOT certification
    Shared on April 25, 2018 - Appliance Home Delivery and Install Agent - Waukesha, WI
  • How would you sell this to us? Tell us about ( insert product) as much as you can. How could you meet a customers needs the best way you can.
    Shared on March 11, 2018 - Customer Service Representative - Secaucus, NJ
  • Why was I the perfect person for the role ?
    How was I going to contribute to the Bestbuy community?

    What is My availability ?
    Shared on March 5, 2018 - Assistant Store Manager - Newport News, VA
Interview tips at Best Buy
Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)76%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)6%
  • They didn’t have a dress code3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%
What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Best Buy
  • Focus on team work and tech knowledge
    Shared on July 26, 2019 - Geek Squad Manager - Waxahachie, TX
  • Always be honest
    Shared on May 31, 2019 - Consultant Agent - Orange County, CA
  • Be able to sell yourself
    Shared on September 19, 2018 - ASUS Counter Intelligence Agent - Brooks, KY
The first interview at Best Buy
How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site29%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Walk-In14%
  • Through Indeed11%
  • Other9%
How candidates received their first interview at Best Buy
  • I started thru Spherion agency
    Shared on December 11, 2018 - Warehouse Forklift Operator - Davenport, FL
  • I walked in and talked to the hiring manager about working for them.
    Shared on December 11, 2018 - Sales Associate - Morehead City, NC
  • From working in the best buy computers department
    Shared on November 11, 2018 - Counter Intelligence Agent - Sanford, FL