Company Menu
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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 159 Blockbuster Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.4
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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"Blockbuster Video was a great second job to have."
Posted 10 years ago in Westerville, OH
Blockbuster Employee
in McKinney, TX

"Blockbuster LLC hired me on after working for them as a temporary associate. It was GREAT working for the distribution center back in the day. I wish it was still open. :-("

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Blockbuster Employee
in McKinney, TX

"I was hired on after working for Blockbuster as a temporary associate. Back in the day it was GREAT working for the distribution center. I wish it was still open. :-("

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
Blockbuster (334)

4.5 Highest Rated in this Industry is Fleming Foods (16)
3.0 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Wireless Advocates (20)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (6,213)
Real Estate Manager
in Dallas, TX

"Valuable experience with national company doing leasing, sales, relocations, downsizing of stores, closures."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Blockbuster Employee
in McKinney, TX
Person You Work For 3.7 / 5 People You Work With 3.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.7 / 5
Support You Get 3.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.7 / 5

Average Blockbuster Ratings in the Past 4 Years

Year Salary
2010 $4
2011 $3
2012 $3
2013 $3
Accounting Analyst
in McKinney, TX

"It's been a wonderful experience working for Blockbuster for the past 8 years."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I love the flexibility of the work hours, and the job."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't interview with this company. It is moving to Denver, Colorado, so if you want to relocate, then interview."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"The company is moving and my job is ending, and we are not being given a severance package."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take care of their employees, and listen to their grievances."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
District Manager
in Philadelphia, PA

"The company's reorganization process was frustrating."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I like freedom to run my territory as my own business."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Everyone should be open minded and ready to work for a great company."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"The company was going thru reorganization, and that affected long term decisions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The company should have bought Direct TV, and they would have more market share today. They would be able to compete with Netflix."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Shift Manager
in Boca Raton, FL

"Can't beat working in entertainment, even with it being a movie retail business."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Watching movies, interaction with customers/co-workers about entertainment and other stuff."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You have to enjoy watching movies, your opinion counts a lot, many people depend on it actually, otherwise you get the blame for letting someone rent a really awful movie."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Nothing that I disliked, except for the benefits that were not offered, otherwise, an awesome job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Well, now that they're going in a totally different direction, good luck."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Customer Service Representative
in Richland, WA

"I enjoyed working there. Great work environment, and everyone was positive."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"The other employees. Everyone always had a positive attitude that really made the work day fun, and go by quickly and smoothly."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Keep in mind with OnDemand and Redbox that the video store industry is losing a great deal of customers. As the customer base thins so do the hours available for employees."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I didn't like the shot shifts. I don't like planning my day around a three hour shift."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Instead of having everyone work every holiday, I would suggest a sign up sheet that would allow people to sign up for which ones they would like to work and which ones they would like to have off. I would base the sign up priority upon quarterly sales."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Category Manager
in Dallas, TX

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I have the ability to be creative and work unsupervised."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go and find a better company to work for at this time."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I hate the new parent company. Blockbuster great company. DISH sucks."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please let the people who know the business run the business."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Store Manager
in West Valley City, UT

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I enjoyed working with my staff and the customers from the neighborhood."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to ask for complete disclosure regarding benefits and sales expectations."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I did not like the arbitrary way that programs changed."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My only suggestion would be that they need to be consistently honest with their customers and employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Assistant Manager
in Woodbury, MN

"This was a fun place to work."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"It was fun and I was just out of high school so it was very flexible."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be outgoing, friendly, smile, be confidant. Show you can sell."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"I enjoyed working here and only quit because I moved."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I think we were treated well and had fun working."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Shift Leader
in Bloomfield Hills, MI

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Great company, great people, not one complaint. I wish I was still working there."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Cashier
in Milwaukee, WI

"it was a fun, low paying job."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"The fact that I could get free movies and games before they came out."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It was a fun job yet the pay is very low."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"They did not have promote from within the company, they would rather hire an outsider."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please promote from within the company, the employees already have the experience needed."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Customer Service Representative
in Walnut Creek, CA

"Decent summer job."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Would rehire me for seasonal positions. Good holiday hours. Free movie rentals."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know your current movies, be patient with customers. It's retail."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Not much, they did a pretty good job of being a decent company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Train holiday hires more thoroughly, it's hard to deal with a staff that doesn't know what they're doing."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Customer Service Representative
in Walnut Creek, CA

"Good till the end."

What do you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Fun, challenging, feeling like I made a difference, learned a lot, got a lot of support from management."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be a people person, the job itself wasn't that hard, but you have to deal with the good customers and the bad."

What don't you like about working at Blockbuster?

"Manager lied to me to keep me on staff. Long commute, only worked part time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Next time don't lie, just be honest. Follow through on promises. Integrity is important."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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