FAQs

I applied online for an opportunity and I haven't heard anything. What can I expect from the process?

If your application went through successfully you should receive an email thanking you for your application. If you do not receive the email, then please try again. If you are one of our short-listed candidates, someone will be in contact with you.

I can't find a job opportunity that matches my experience. How do I keep informed of new job openings?

Create a Job Alert and join our Talent Network on the Job Search page. We will automatically send you an email when a job opens matching your job search criteria.

When will I know a position has been filled?

If the posting is still up, the position has not been filled.

The position was posted a month ago, should I still apply?

Yes, you never know for sure what stage of the recruiting process we're in. There's a good possibility you would still be considered for the position.

What is the interview process like?

In most cases, the process begins with a phone interview and then a face to face interview with the Hiring Manager. Depending on the position there may be a mix of situational, behavioural and case study questions. You can expect anywhere from 2 to 5 interviews based on the seniority of the role. We strongly recommend you research our company and industry.

What should I wear to my interview?

It is always a good idea to present yourself well in an interview. We have a casual office environment, therefore no need for a suit, however wear what you think is appropriate.

How long does the interview process take?

From the date you apply it can take from 2 weeks to 3 months to get an offer letter. If you are a short listed candidate you should hear from us within 2-3 weeks of the posting detailing next steps.

I met a manager/recruiter at a career fair and haven’t heard anything. What's the best way to follow up?

Submit an application into our Talent Network; include in your cover letter where you met us.

I tried to submit my online application and it wasn't working. What should I do?

Please try again. If there are problems with the system, you will receive a warning message.

Do you have any part-time jobs at your head office?

At our head office we do not have part-time jobs. However, there are some temporary contracts, especially during back to school (July & August) and the holiday season (October & November) that offer great flexibility.

How do I search for specific opportunities in departments or the stores?

You may search our opportunities by brand, region, location, etc. Go to our Job Search page to see a list of opportunities.

What do opportunities look like for internal people?

There are numerous opportunities across this organization. Starting with the stores, regional to national level roles and opportunities at our head office in Burnaby. Best Buy Canada believes in our strong internal talent pool and growing people's strengths.

How do I find out if a store in my area is hiring?

Go to the brand's website under careers and only the location and positions for which stores are hiring will be available for applications. You choose your preferred position and location and the system tells you what is available. Each store manages their hiring. Once you complete the online application and we see a fit, you will be notified on next steps. Visit bestbuy.ca today.