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The Home Depot Assistant Manager Reviews

Updated October 16, 2018
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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 216 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 795 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 504 reviews)

  • "I can not have a full time shift yet" (in 899 reviews)

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  1. "Great opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Nashville, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity for upward mobility

    Cons

    Hours are all over the place : inconsistent


  2. "ASM"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Bonus Is always great.

    Cons

    Long hours and schedule is all over the place.

  3. "The Home Depot"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in College Park, MD
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in College Park, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Team orientated fun place to work

    Cons

    Hours needed to work can be excessive


  4. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Deerfield Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Deerfield Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Family feel environment, team work, fast passed.

    Cons

    Long hours during seasonal events

    Advice to Management

    6 month to a year


  5. "ASMs and Golden Handcuffs"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Pay is excellent for salary leaders, Performance bonus two times per year, Brand is highly recognized and respected

    Cons

    Worklife balance, Career development/opportunities, no PTO.

    Advice to Management

    ASMs are overworked and looked over for improvements within the associate umbrella. We want better insurance rates, PTO, and consistent scheduling.


  6. "Management professional that leads a team to be a successful and profiting business."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Franklin, TN
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Franklin, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great learning experience in serving not only customers but your associates, in ways of coaching and developing.

    Cons

    The schedule does not allow for much family time, especially when your spouse works Monday through Friday 8-5.

    The Home Depot Response

    Aug 8, 2018 – Client Partner

    Thank you for your review. “Taking Care of Our People” is one of our core values. We try our best to accommodate our associates’ needs.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Overworked"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, yearly raise, two bonuses a year

    Cons

    Was always at work, couldn't enjoy time off because you were pretty much on call

    Advice to Management

    It would've been nice to have an actual lunch where you can actually sit and relax for more then 5 minutes

  8. "Asm"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Joplin, MO
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Joplin, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A fun place to work

    Cons

    Not enough staffing for customer sat

    Advice to Management

    Be forthcoming about future opportunnities


  9. "Assistant Store Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Pell City, AL
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Pell City, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great culture, great benefits.

    Cons

    Strict standards, labor structure restrictions the stores’ coverage (associates on the floor)


  10. "Assistant Store Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager
    Former Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager

    I worked at The Home Depot full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The ability to truly take care of people

    Cons

    The limitations due to policy and procedures that truly limit your ablity to care for your associates/teams needs and worklife Balance