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The Home Depot Columbus Reviews

Updated May 29, 2018
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 209 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 772 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 484 reviews)

  • "Hard to get into a full time job" (in 878 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Marysville, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Marysville, OH

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

    Pros

    Very Friendly and welcoming work environment, laid back and enjoyable

    Cons

    On your feet for long durations


  2. "Great Part-time job!"

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    Current Employee - Head Cashier in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Head Cashier in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This has been a steady job for me as I went through college. They have been flexible with my schedule regarding school and for the work I do, I feel like I am fairly compensated for working as a part time associate

    Cons

    It is a retail store and you have to deal with normal retails situations.

  3. "Good Place to Start Off.."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Millwork Sales Specialist in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Millwork Sales Specialist in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very friendly environment (depending on which store), many opportunities to learn about products, acquire new skills, and good for a beginner resume. I was able to move departments and after showing excellent work ethic, I was able to move wherever I wanted to in the store, when the position was available. Learn how to use tools/equipment in the store. Good breaks (IF you have proper coverage...). Mainly, its a good place to start if you're young or keep you busy if you want somewhere to retire. Pretty good benefits, although I didn't make enough to afford those benefits..

    Cons

    *In my experience* the harder you work, the more opportunities you get BUT the thinner you are stretched and you may feel very taken advantage of like I did. I did what was asked of me and more once management and other workers realized that, I didn't have much breathing space, skipped many breaks and didn't have much of a chance to wind down. I definitely think the more experience you have and the more training/qualifications you have, compensation should go up. No doubt wages should go up (they claim they pay better than bigger corps), but I think they can do better for the environment people are put in and especially with the amount of work people put in. I am glad I worked there and learned a lot but wish I worked there for a shorter period of time and moved on.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on top of things, treat ALL employees with respect. Help them out, my manager at W Broad in Columbus, Ohio was great. The manager in my current location, quite the opposite. Learn to communicate properly with your workers and make sure things are kept up with. Most people there seem to be good, hardworking and caring people. Treat them how they deserve to be treated, please and thank you.

    The Home Depot Response

    Mar 21, 2018 – Client Partner

    Thank you for your review. In the same way that The Home Depot’s products help people build homes and projects, the eight core values we uphold help us build a strong business and culture. Our nearly... More


  4. "My Expreinced was worth living!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The place let alone was great. The people were friendly. Everyone was hard working, loyal and respectful to their jobs!

    Cons

    People dont pick up after thierselves, lazy, complain, blunt, not enough pay for the job. People do thr bare minimal because of this reason

    The Home Depot Response

    Jan 17, 2018 – Client Partner

    Thank you for your feedback! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your employment with The Home Depot. We appreciate all of your hard work.


  5. "Decent Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Lot Associate in Newark, OH
    Current Employee - Lot Associate in Newark, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, free ice cream, bonus, flexible schedule

    Cons

    low pay, low staffing, not room for growth


  6. "Home depot service desk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH

    I worked at The Home Depot part-time

    Pros

    They offer Insurance is offered and 401k as well

    Cons

    Hard work , no recognitions

    Advice to Management

    Take interest in disabled employees


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Lewis Center, OH
    Former Employee - Cashier in Lewis Center, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good attitude, management at my location really cared, flexible hours, days off frequently given

    Cons

    Locations vary on the quality of the job in a huge way, it can be very cliquish- but once you're past the turnover point in the good stores- you'll be accepted in, very difficult to get promotions

  8. "Electrical Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hilliard, OH
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hilliard, OH

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

    Pros

    Good, honest company to work for.

    Cons

    Very inconsistent scheduling - schedule different every week, no employee discounts


  9. "Assistant manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Columbus, OH
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great employees it is a family environment

    Cons

    Store managers have to much control unless there is a walk they dont do much

    Advice to Management

    Stop all the politics pick the ones who work hard and want to ne thet


  10. "Very employee focused company...sometimes."

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Newark, OH
    Former Employee - Cashier in Newark, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They are there to help with any emergency either physically or even financially. The people who work there are great! Actually care about each other.

    Cons

    The hours are never consistent with part time help. The management does not do a great job of communicating things to the lower level jobs. If you have any attendance issues before your 90 days, whether it is a medical emergency or not they are unforgiving.

    Advice to Management

    Try harder to include opinions of part time workers. Maybe not have such a hard line on the 90 day employee rule. Some things are unavoidable.


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