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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Lowe's full-time (more than an year)Pros
Very laid back atmosphere. You work independently, maybe with a "to-do" list written by your department manager. Those on the floor have a lot more freedom than those on the front end. You get to go to break and lunch basically whenever you want, as long as you have coverage during those busier hours. Everyone at my location is very friendly. Some have been working there for 16 years when the store opened and there's a "family feel" to the workplaceCons
1 weekend off a month max. And sometimes scheduling rotations get messed up and you may not have a weekend for 6 weeks or so. There is room to move up, but management seems to know who they want before applications before even start coming in. 9 hour work days because of 1 hour unpaid lunch.RecommendsPositive OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied online. The process took 2+ months – interviewed at Lowe's.Interview Details
Went through 3 rounds of interviews (was even brought on-site) over the course of 2 months.
Here are my overall thoughts about the company and team interview:
- Company seems like a good place to work (just a little old school).
- The Mooresville campus is gorgeous.
- Heard a lot of "drinking the kool-aid" comments which can be both good or bad.
- The team I interviewed with seemed to be focused more on theories rather than every day practical applications.
- Some of the people interviewing had far less experience and it was obvious when I asked them questions about their jobs/experience.
- The job description was more of a training role rather than ID (they outsource their eLearning development FYI).
- The recruiter was more interested in his phone than me when he was giving me a "tour."
Just make sure you do your homework and ask a TON of questions because some things get lost in translation. It's a decent place to work, just not for me.Interview Questions
No OfferNeutral ExperienceEasy Interview
- All pretty easy, behavioral questions. Answer Question
No longer a low-profile company, Lowe's Companies has evolved from a regional hardware store operator into a nationwide chain of home improvement superstores bent on international expansion. The #2 US home improvement chain (after The Home Depot), Lowe's has about 1,700 superstores in 50 states and more than 25 locations in Canada and Mexico, as well as an e-commerce site. Its stores sell some 40,000 products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals for home improvement and repair projects, such as lumber, paint, plumbing and electrical supplies, tools, and gardening...