Retail Assistant in Birmingham
I worked for them in two separate stores, and boy were they different.My first store, I was made to feel welcome, but that didn't last long. They're so performance based, I was going through a severe family issue, yet I was the only person being hounded at about performance, whilst others were worse than me, and not being spoken to. Eventually they played me around that much that I left, and I feel like they wanted me to leave rather than "let me go" so they didn't look as bad.The second store on the otherhand, couldn't fault them, they believed my experience in my first store was down to bad management, and they did A LOT of things wrong. They were all friendly, praised me weekly, and made me feel like a part of the team.I was meant to be kept on, but due to the lockdown, my contract ended. Their wages are stingy, and hours are appauling and they're slowly making the perks worse.For anyone looking for a part time job, they're great. But I don't know how anyone can put up with a permanent job.
Sales Assistant (Part-time) in Peterborough
Poor management and atmosphere they expect everything from you and offer nothing in return. Management give great treatment if buddy up to them but if you just wish to get on and do a good job for the customers you will not have a good time avoid at all costs
Senior Supervisor/Assistant Manager in Barrow-In-Furness
Game Retail is a sinking ship
Game has been declining for years. Mainly down to poor management structure and horrendously bad services. The regional managers have no common sense and each manager in the command chain give you different, and often contradictory intructions. Also the prices are the least competitive of any gaming retailer. I Worked for Game for roughly 8 years. In that time I did advance from seasonal cashier to assistant manager, but that was due to the support of my line manager. When Game decided to get rid of store managers to save money, my manager was made redundant. That was when I jumped ship.
Deputy Store Manager in Inverness, Highland
Worked there nearly 15 years
You are treated awfully by upper management, the targets are unrealistic, the hour and contract security is non existent as they can decide at the drop of a hat to change every contract of every similar position in a company wide reshuffle as they did to me twice in 2020 alone, and twice previously since 2017 In addition, the staff are friendly in store and store management are decent but this doesn’t change the way the company operates, I was paid abysmally for the time I was there, for a manager I was on £8.61 an hour until March 2020 Where it was increased ‘exceptionally’ to £9.21, I moved to a new job where currently as a standard staff member I’m on £9.36 still in the customer service sector. The stress put upon you to perform at new release launches is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced, if you’ve ever been In a queue at GAME being asked for a million things, it’s all the higher ups that will discipline you heavily if you don’t perform, I honestly couldn’t recommend this job at any position to anybody. You will get nothing but stress from it
They treat managers like absolute dirt. Underpaid and understaffed with the weight of the world on your shoulders with totally unrealistic deadlines.