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3.6
Average Rating
(based on 93 CarMax Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.6
Growth Opportunities
3.0
People You Work With
4.1
Person You Work For
3.8
Rewards You Receive
3.3
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
3.7
Work Setting
3.7
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Senior Sales Manager

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"Cars, customers, colleagues, managing and helping others succeed"

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

"Just be yourself... however, be prepared for a long process if they are interested in you..."

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"In the last store - it was the GM of the store. They did not have the ability to Communicate to and Lead his store to be the best... These are 2 main competencies that were a MUST at the store level for you to be successful in that position."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"RVP's and president should look more closely at the current level management for promotion."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3.6 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4.2 / 5
Sales Manager
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Car Salesman
Person You Work For 4.1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4.2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Business Office Associate
Person You Work For 4.8 / 5 People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.9 / 5
Company Culture 4.4 / 5 Way You Work 4.7 / 5
Sales Manager

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"Too much pressure on sales. Miss quota, you are one step from being pushed out."

Supervisor

"Carmax is a great place to work, and they really help you in difficult situations."

Retail Sales Manager

"Not all it's cracked up to be..."

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"The customers that I worked with. Managing difficult situations. Coaching and developing associates."

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

"Remember - As a salaried manager you work long hours each week with no overtime pay. The weeekly schedule changes frequently due to mandatory meetings and helping to cover frequent time off requests from other managers. If you do decide to go to work in the car business you should check out the other new/used car dealerships in your area the pay plan is better and the benefits are comparable."

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"The ego and negative attitude from fellow managers and senior/regional leaders that do not live up to the original culture of the company. Long hours for low pay. Selling poorly reconditioned vehicles to unaware customers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be a little more humble, remember this is a used car dealership and your all just a job title and a paycheck. Keep your resume current the Carmax concept could become irrelevant soon and go out of business like it's parent company Circuit City did."

Inventory Associate

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work and always make communication between employees a priority."

Sales Consultant

"A good company to work for, but not the best for a family man or full time student"

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"Get to work with different customers on a daily basis"

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

"Know the basics about the company, which can be found on their web site"

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"To much down time with not much to do between customers"

Internet Sales Specialist
in Hoover, AL

"Good, well run company."

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"Good policies, progressive, good model for a car company."

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

"They look for outgoing, assertive personalities."

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"Car sales business can be tough due to economy."

Sales Consultant
in Irvine, CA

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"The challenge of meeting goals every day."

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

"Be yourself and be willing to learn how to sell and be a team player."

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"When there were no customers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make it a goal and work hard to get it."

Sales Consultant
in Ontario, CA

"Awesome!"

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"I love working with the people. I had a great support system there."

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

"Be yourself!!"

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"I loved working there!!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make sure to take care of your employees that work under you."

Operations Manager
in Naperville, IL

"Good Company"

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"Challenging Career. The ability to impliment my ideas on how a project should be run, and then top be able to see them through"

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

"The customer is always the first priority."

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"They were unable to balance a professional life with a personal life."

Shop Manager
in Fort Worth, TX

"Overall a great place."

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"The people are great."

CarMax Employee
in Greensboro, NC

What do you like about working at CarMax?

"Always a steady flow of customers."

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

"Make sure they understand the compensation package thoroughly. Interviewers have a tendency to exaggerate income potential."

What don't you like about working at CarMax?

"Working on weekends, especially on sundays."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to the senior sales associates. Be more open minded to suggestions."

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