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Lowe's Atlanta Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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Lowe's Chairman and CEO Robert A. Niblock
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  • Hours are hard for work life balance (in 314 reviews)

  • Full time personnel work long stretches with one day off (in 513 reviews)

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  1. "Store manager"

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of career opportunities with a large company
    Company that is willing to change with the business environment

    Cons

    Retail can require a many hours and off hours


  2. "Plumbing pro"

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    Current Employee - Plumbing Pro in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Plumbing Pro in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people good environment my team is like family

    Cons

    Overworked at times. Can be overwhelming

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  3. "Customer service associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cumming, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cumming, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's part-time

    Pros

    Clean and very safe work environment.

    Cons

    Must be able to multitask


  4. "Customer Service Associate"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Carrollton, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Carrollton, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, great management, room for promotions, pay, training

    Cons

    Hours, vacation time, busy holiday seasons, customers

    Advice to Management

    Hire and promote from within instead of hiring outside people. When people get hired in from outside it makes current employees discouraged


  5. "Support Manager Frontend"

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    Current Employee - Support Manager Frontend in Stockbridge, GA
    Current Employee - Support Manager Frontend in Stockbridge, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Lowe's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Allows you to truly manager the associates and learn the business.

    Cons

    Managing time for training. When you're valued in one area, you don't always get the opportunity to learn other things.

    Advice to Management

    Don't just assume your management team know. Continue to train them, and allow them the opportunity to train. Support your team, and be honest about their growth to them.


  6. "Good employees"

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    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Austell, GA
    Former Employee - Truck Driver in Austell, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lowe's (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Employees were great in all departments profit sharing was a great added bonus

    Cons

    Long hours and very few breaks. Delivering to different customers everyday was also a bonus


  7. "Care about associates and listen"

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    Former Employee - Receiving Team Lead in Griffin, GA
    Former Employee - Receiving Team Lead in Griffin, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lowe's full-time

    Pros

    Love the people I work with.

    Cons

    Fail to train and hire good managers

    Advice to Management

    Trust your employees learn from there experience.

  8. "Rewarding experience as there is room for advancement"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary 401k stock options growth and advancement as the company hired from within option. Community service events and paid time off to participate in volunteer events within the community

    Cons

    Work hours and work load. Scheduling you have to be flexible long work hours and short staff at times made it difficult to get work done


  9. "Administrative Manager"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Manager in Lilburn, GA
    Current Employee - Administrative Manager in Lilburn, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I've worked for Lowe's for over 12 years as a Administrative Manager, started at the Burford store then moved to the Snellville store and then I was asked to work at the Stone Mountain store.

    Cons

    Looking for a career change.


  10. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lowe's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work. Store offers great benefits, tuition reimbursement, 401k match up to 6%.

    Cons

    Hard to move into management position. Refused management position because "then they would have to train in my current roles."

    Advice to Management

    When employee is ready and more than qualified to be promoted....take note or may lose a good employee.


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