23 Upsetting Behind-The-Scenes Secrets Of GameStop
Much like the games GameStop stocks, GameStop employee stories range from hilarious to terrifying. Tales of trashy GameStop customers litter message boards across the Interweb, but some of the best gossip comes from employees who know the company’s quirks and secrets. Anyone who’s worked a retail job knows it’s exhausting, but GameStop actually cracked the list of Top 10 Worst Places to Work, so it’s no surprise some less than stellar stuff occurs behind those glass doors. Employees are overworked and underpaid, drained of the manna they try so hard to sell. They’re constantly pushed to hit sales marks, move product, and get pre-orders, often with no bathroom breaks.
Even if it’s run by people more apathetic and detached than the Master Hand, GameStop still provides some perks for its employees and customers to take advantage of. Geeks like GameStop too, for some reasons more obvious than others. Where else can you sell back old Rock Band drum kits and copies of Madden 2004? So here’s the GameStop scoop, from the good to the bad to the acne-covered.