I used to work for microcenter until last week I found a better job and informed them accordingly. I was told by my managers that because they didn't want me to go they would give me a bad reference if I tried to use them.
Not only is that unprofessional but it is also Illegal. So I let it go and did not use them as a reference as I already had good references. The straw that broke the camels back for me was the fact that the other employees only care about themselves found out I was leaving and decided to fake being sick as usual when they don't want to come to work and go home half way through the day leaving me by myself. So yes I was mad I packed up my belongings and at the end of my shift went home taking my personal tools I owned previously from my last job that were gifted to me by my father for college graduation.
I am now hearing that they are saying I stole my own tools. I went back up to the store and was going to purchase something for my mother and was told by another employee that management was saying I stole tools from them because I quit working for them. This is ridiculous and I used to love my job but this is enough let alone the bad practices I have seen working here in the past. They really don't care about the customers they only pretend to care because the commissions are what they see when you walk in the door.
Granted some customers try to pull one over on the store there are a lot more people that honestly purchase bad items I cant even count on my fingers how many items I have bought as an employee that I returned the same or next day. The company is a joke and they cant even find people to work there understaffed over worked and out of work.
Product or Service Mentioned: Micro Center Customer Care.