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The Home Depot Hartford Reviews

Updated January 15, 2018
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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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Pros
  • The benefits are great also learn a lot (in 201 reviews)

  • Part time employees schedules will be worked with (in 736 reviews)

Cons
  • Work Life balance is usually unbalanced (in 469 reviews)

  • Hard to get into a full time job (in 853 reviews)

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  1. "Family oriented"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Departmnet Supervisor in Manchester, CT
    Current Employee - Departmnet Supervisor in Manchester, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management does a lot for their employees, parties, food , fun days . Benefits are fabulous also . Discount websites. Family atmosphere , everyone helps in all depts

    Cons

    Salary can always be more. Competitive wages can be a problem. Staffing sometimes becomes an issue because of salary. Bonus can be more also

    Advice to Management

    Pay increase / 4 day work week


  2. "Good Place to work, Good Food"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere , Good banter

    Cons

    no career progression at all

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your staff

  3. "hiring"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Depot Cashier in Glastonbury, CT
    Current Employee - Home Depot Cashier in Glastonbury, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I want to work at home depot because I have a good feeling I can work full time any time.

    Cons

    getting mad with customers I don't like and they giving me a hard time about what to look for when they ask me.

    Advice to Management

    I can manage doing things great and fast. im a great person to talk to.


  4. "not a bad place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Middletown, CT
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Middletown, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    fun work environment
    decent pay

    Cons

    injuries occur frequently
    commonly understaffed


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Overall fun place to work. Management is a bit weak"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Receiving Lead in Bloomfield, CT
    Current Employee - Receiving Lead in Bloomfield, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There store has great benefits including health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurances and many more options. College reimbursement for tuitions (dependent on which school) and textbooks.

    Cons

    Little promotional opportunities, weak management, terrible pay advancement (all workers despite actual work effort get the same raise). Upper management fails to effectively motivate workers to achieve goals and fails to take responsibility for their own mistakes, often blaming the lowest man on the totem pole for mistakes they are obligated to recognize as a "trained and specialized" individuals

    Advice to Management

    Look out for knowledgeable and hard working associates. Recognize work imbalances and end favoritism within the workplace. Good workers are over looked based on biased decisions


  6. Helpful (1)

    "part time sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Southington, CT
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Southington, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible hours, good coworkers, ability to advance.

    Cons

    rude customers, sometimes hours are cut or part time hours are spread over too many days. sometimes stores were short staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Don't short staff stores, makes conditions harder for employees and customers.


  7. "Bookkeeping"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middletown, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middletown, CT

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to be promoted to higher poisitions.

    Cons

    The hours are difficult to work.

  8. "Hardware sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hardware Sales Associate in Enfield, CT
    Former Employee - Hardware Sales Associate in Enfield, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Home Depo was a great company to work for .they will train you to do any job.

    Cons

    The down side about working part time for the home Depo is the days and hours varry

    Advice to Management

    The management at the Home Depo was great. I don't have anything bad to say about the management.


  9. "warehouse"

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    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in West Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Warehouse Associate in West Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    a lot of space and freelance work to take care of the warehouse

    Cons

    working 3rd shift was not what I wanted to do

    Advice to Management

    Make sure the shifts and schedules are maintained correctly


  10. Helpful (1)

    "As miserable as you'd expect plus some more"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Home Depot Cashier in New Milford, CT
    Former Employee - Home Depot Cashier in New Milford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You get paid on time, and a used orange apron! Plus the customers will be Jerks then management will assume it's your fault and ream you out, long after the customer is gone. While all that's going on loss prevention will stalk you with regular accusations of your being involved in some giant theft ring that likely doesn't exist

    Cons

    Lots of clicky bs with management. And there's a good chance you'll get top Dr them fire someone whose close to retirement fir no reason 😐


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