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The Home Depot Detroit Reviews

Updated June 12, 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 879 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (5)

    "Hate it"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule work programs

    Cons

    Low pay for the work

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer and more understanding

    The Home Depot Response

    Mar 7, 2018 – Client Partner

    Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. Please call 1.866.698.4347 and select the option for the Associate Advice Council Group (AACG) to express your concerns.


  2. "Business operations"

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    Current Employee - Resolution Specialist in Oak Park, MI
    Current Employee - Resolution Specialist in Oak Park, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning sales, Community friendly, Heath insurance

    Cons

    Not a career building job.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with each other.

  3. "Somewhat of a great place"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot part-time

    Pros

    Success share checks, homer award program, learn other departments if you want.

    Cons

    Poor hours, favoritism toward certain people

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone equal. Offer fulltime to employees who have been with the store for years rather then give it to someone new. Listen and communicate with your associates. Actually listen and follow thru.


  4. "Managers are Associates too"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I loved working there for 18 years and relationships that I developed.

    Cons

    You have to make a choice between your family and your career. Preaches values but in reality you are overworked in understaffed stores with unrealistic expectations of sales and customer service.

    Advice to Management

    Managers are associates too


  5. "A learning experience on why the area of your job matters."

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Cashier in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay was well along with benefits and seasonal bonuses.
    Great hours offered by management.
    Some friendly staff but overall terrible.

    Cons

    A very unsafe work environment terrible management and rude coworkers and customers are terrible in the area that I worked in.

    Advice to Management

    Connect with associates to help them feel like they matter.


  6. "millworks specialist"

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    Current Employee - Millworks Specialist in Allen Park, MI
    Current Employee - Millworks Specialist in Allen Park, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time

    Pros

    Team Spirit and excellent Full Time benefits

    Cons

    Weekend hours are usually mandatory

    Advice to Management

    Stay engaged on the floor


  7. "Home Depot Part Time Employee Review"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big store with 1,000's of items which means there is always something new to learn. They have an excellent training program which continues to be updated throughout your employment.

    Cons

    Very little flexibility in punching the clock. If you are late 3 times, you are fired.

    Advice to Management

    Have more flexibility in punching the clock. You would greatly reduce your turnover in employees.

  8. "Flooring specialist"

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    Former Employee - Sales Specialist Flooring in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist Flooring in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great to know the information before you step on to the floor.

    Cons

    To much useless information. More people are a hands on or seeing learners

    Advice to Management

    Change


  9. "Sales associate- Tool rental"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Harper Woods, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Harper Woods, MI
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy work not complicated at all
    Paid training but it's very long and there are dead lines
    You can learn a lot from the employees on different aspects of construction.

    Cons

    Long computer training
     attendance is crucial so NEVER be late or you will be fired quickly
    Strict policies
    Low pay


  10. "Reasonably fulfilling dead end job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Paint Sales Associate in Northville, MI
    Former Employee - Paint Sales Associate in Northville, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    You learn about the home remodeling trade

    You get to work outside in the sun if you work seasonal garden

    It's almost impossible to get fired once you've made your ninety days

    Flexible scheduling for PT employees.
    Reasonable accommodations for scheduling for FT associates

    Cons

    You aren't going to make any livable wage unless you go for assistant store manager

    The people who have been there for too long and can't leave because they for hired in when THD payed well.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on keeping on.


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