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The Home Depot Colorado Springs Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 510 reviews)

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  1. "Supervisor"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lumber Supervisor in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Lumber Supervisor in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, a lot of movement

    Cons

    A lot of work for the pay

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  2. "Deliveries/Garden/Lumber"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Monument, CO
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Monument, CO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Flexible work hours, great for students

    Cons

    Pay is not livable, Management seems to be taken advantage of by the company by making them work 60 hours a week at little pay.

    Advice to Management

    Unionize, despite the corporate scare tactics

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Not going to give that information"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It’s a job and it pays little.

    Cons

    The customers are unpleasant and the management is worse. The company abuses its employees and pays like extremely poor. I know personally many store managers and district managers making 6+ figures a year. Imagine what their bosses are making for the little work they do. Contractors should stop shopping here. Been with the company for over ten years and it’s so bad I have debated suicide.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees more. Respect them and treat them as people. Just because you are a manager doesn’t mean you are a better human.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "District Management Causes problems"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I would in lumber as an Sales Associate. I think the compensation is too low but I am learning a tremendous amount and I have the opportunity to learn from co-workers in other departments. Its a pretty good start job.

    Cons

    Our store management is falling apart and and the ASMs said they are looking for other jobs. I heard one say that most of the SM and ASMs in our district (D253) want to quit because the new leadership is incompetent and is very vengeful and doesn't know what he is doing. Its making our jobs hard

    Advice to Management

    I think they should look into this (this may be a repost - I don't think I did it right the first time).


  5. "Department Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Department Supervisor in Monument, CO
    Former Employee - Department Supervisor in Monument, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Superb company to work and be associate with

    Cons

    I really don't have a negative word about the company

    Advice to Management

    Be approachable and coach, teach and mentor your associates


  6. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Cashier in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot part-time

    Pros

    The people are all friendly, and helpful. One even made us up Cheat Sheets which listed the items and what isle they would be on.

    Cons

    When you have no customers, you are expected to stand out front of the register and greet every person who walks by, even if they have already been hailed. Some customers ended up feeling very frustrated by our efforts to help them. Management doesn't understand that people who walk by doesn't mean that they want help. Too many bosses when they have rotating front end supervisors.


  7. "Great Place!"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Very Friendly, Everyone wants to teach you new things about products etc... pretty fun place

    Cons

    Gets boring sometimes, mostly a teen job, takes average of two years to get full time, a lot of employees at my store were drunk on the job or high.

  8. "Flooring specialist"

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    Current Employee - Flooring Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Flooring Specialist in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Depending on the store you land with, the management team can be great. During a mountain fire HD paid for my timed missed. If you do great work they will take care of you.

    Cons

    It's retail... customers are your biggest cons sometimes.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Old timer who has worked there for 17 years"

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    Current Employee - Delivery Coordinator in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Delivery Coordinator in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities, good benefits for full timers. If you do more than what is expected and have good work ethics you can go far.

    Cons

    High turnover in management, stores churn thru ASMS and Store Managers like crazy. Employee turnover seems high also especially with the part timers. Working for Depot is not for everyone. Must conform to the Many rules and if you don't comply, good by to you.


  10. "Good job, not very stressful."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Freight Team Member in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Freight Team Member in Colorado Springs, CO
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    The company seems to really care about their employees and they have a great business model where much of your day revolves simply around seeking out customers to help. They also often had weekly employee appreciation events, like cooking breakfast in store for the employees.

    Cons

    There was one bad manager out of the five there.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the employee appreciation events! It really helps keep up morale in the store.


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