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Department manager

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Current Employee - Department Manager in Tullahoma, TN
Current Employee - Department Manager in Tullahoma, TN

I have been working at Lowe's full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

great work environment, they hire for excellence so co-workers are awesome, management staff is very helpful

Cons

working 3 out of every 4 weekends if you are full time, training process can be dull

Advice to Management

continue doing what you are doing

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  1. First 8 years were great, last 3 years-not so much

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Phoenix, AZ
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Phoenix, AZ

    I worked at Lowe's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive benefits package as far as variety and pricing. Investment in technology was a win. Employee self service portals including timekeeping were beneficial.

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations by upper management, they need to spend more time actually in the store and less time in their ivory towers. Inconsistent accountability.


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    Necessity not desire

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Garner, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Garner, NC

    I have been working at Lowe's part-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Few. Coworkers are somewhat friendly but very judgmental. Either you fit in or you don't. A lot of caddy attitude from the women.

    Cons

    Many. Scheduling is a joke. You get "pat" answers and a lot of "lip service" but no logical answer to why some staff gets preferred hours and others don't. Long hours, ridiculous breaks and lunch schedules. Many 6, 7, 8 day work weeks. No fatigue mats where you need them most. Head cashiers all have different ways to do things for same job.

    Advice to Management

    What management? They say there is an open door policy but its a joke. More "pat" answers and "lip service". Corporate should send there managers back to the front lines for a couple of months...then things might change.


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