The Home Depot Reviews

Updated September 3, 2015
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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
Craig Menear
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Pros
  • The pay allows part time workers to survive at below poverty levels (in 254 reviews)

  • Good benefits (we wil see what the new BCBS plan holds) (in 225 reviews)

Cons
  • days per week - So bad work/life balance (in 170 reviews)

  • benifits are minimal for part time employees (in 282 reviews)

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  1. Amazing

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great managers great co workers so much fun

    Cons

    None except breaks are very short

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!


  2. I stage and stock products for our Customers to Easy Locate

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Freight Team Associate/Property Manager/Single Parent in Gardena, CA
    Current Employee - Freight Team Associate/Property Manager/Single Parent in Gardena, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Hours from 9:30pm to 6:30 am and weekends off

    Cons

    Back breaking work .

    Advice to Management

    Improve all shelves and install air purifiers threw out the store.


  3. The best place to work

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    Current Employee - Overnight Stock Associate in North Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Overnight Stock Associate in North Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work the emolyees are friendly and helpful, the managers are cool, and the benefits are freaking amazing.

    Cons

    There really isnt any cons to working here besides cleaning your department.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to associates instead of pushing your own agenda.


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  5. A good place to work

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    Former Employee - Garden Associate in North Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Garden Associate in North Canton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Focus on product knowledge, enjoyable customer relationships, good hours

    Cons

    Push to sell extended service plans and credit, managers bonuses tied to cutting hours of hourly employees.


  6. Ineffective Communication

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in North Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in North Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This company has a great business structure. This company has growth potential for part-time employees. This company has assistance for cost of higher education.

    Cons

    Attitude of corporate office is not reflected at actual store. Management is not efficiently knowledgeable in policies or methods of contacts for subjects related to Human Resources.

    Advice to Management

    You are not robots; it would be advantageous if you could improve your interpersonal skills.


  7. Floor Operator

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Get to work with people

    Cons

    Hours can be weird sometimes


  8. hard work but great people

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent fellow employees. you stay busy but never seem swamped. the control from up top is great.

    Cons

    Benefits are not fantastic. the climate control is always an issue in Georgia and they don't seem to put a lot of effort into fixing that.


  9. Great Company

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    Former Employee - Merchandise Execution Associate in Grand Prairie, TX
    Former Employee - Merchandise Execution Associate in Grand Prairie, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at The Home Depot (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Pay for starting part-time job

    Cons

    Time management was very important but understandable.


  10. freighthauler/ forklift operator

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Westfield, MA
    Former Employee - Forklift Operator in Westfield, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    flexibility, the hours of operation

    Cons

    not enough work. management tends to be one sided when it comes to your ideas

    Advice to Management

    listen to others advice more. you dont have to be a manager to have good ideas


  11. Company Culture

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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Hudson, WI
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Hudson, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Upper management (district HR and district manager) seemed to genuinely care about the employee experience.

    Cons

    Assistant store managers lacked communication skills, patience and the emotional intelligence needed to properly manage employees.

    Advice to Management

    Management or supervisory training.



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