Home Goods

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Not bad for being retail

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Merchandise Coordinator in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Merchandise Coordinator in Raleigh, NC

I have been working at Home Goods full-time (more than an year)

Pros

-Great coworkers, have made friends here
-Management is helpful and listens to feedback
-Schedule is flexible, they work with your availability
-Always something to do, never bored
-Never have to work too late, we close at 9:30pm and are usually out by 10:00
-Yearly raises, not huge increases in pay but a considerable amount
-Paid weekly
-Parties are thrown often for good customer feedback and reaching sales goals
-Promote from within the company

Cons

-Store manager is hardly there which is both good and bad. Employees prefer the assistant managers. They are much nicer/laid back.
-Not paid enough for the amount of work they expect of you
-Customers continuously wreck the store and ask for discounts on most merchandise
-Full time isn't really full time. I usually accumulate about 32-37 hours a week
-Part time employees come and go, people tend to not stick around
-Store manager and assistant managers do not communicate very well to one another
-Push store credit cards

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Make sure employees feel as comfortable with store managers as they do the assistant managers. I understand that someone of more authority is going to be a little more intimidating, but being belittled and talked down to by your employer is unacceptable.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Not bad to work for but pay is not very good.

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    Current Employee - Loss Prevention/Customer Service in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Loss Prevention/Customer Service in Rockville, MD

    I have been working at Home Goods full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    There are a good amount of opportunities for growth with the company if you are a hard worker. The company is growing and has a good business model for future growth.

    Cons

    Working for a large corporation has its challenges. There is a very specific way to do things so there is little room for independent thinking. New ideas take a lot of time to put in place if they are accepted at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communication is a key. Managers lose the little things that are important for the well being of the associates. The associates are the driving force in the stores. Employees need to speak and have a good understanding of English otherwise trying to get things done is almost impossible.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    one of the worst place to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Princeton, NJ

    I worked at Home Goods part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    nice co workers, nice managers, flexible scheduling, fun place to work

    Cons

    way tooo much work in a short amount of time, not too many hours of work, low pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    raise wages, dont make us work like slaves

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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