Best Buy (BBY -0.5%) plans to hire 500 employees for its Geek Squad with the stipulation that...

|About: Best Buy Co. (BBY)|By:, SA News Editor

Best Buy (BBY -0.5%) plans to hire 500 employees for its Geek Squad with the stipulation that they each new worker holds an advanced degree. The move follows a mass layoff in the division earlier this month and build on a growing focus by the company into small business services after it snapped up MindShift Technologies.