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The Home Depot Houston Reviews

Updated June 17, 2018
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 209 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 775 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work Life balance is usually unbalanced" (in 485 reviews)

  • "I can not have a full time shift yet" (in 881 reviews)

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  1. "General warehouse associate"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Warehouse Worker in Baytown, TX
    Former Employee - General Warehouse Worker in Baytown, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Its a great environment and you.will meet some.amazing people

    Cons

    There are none i loved it there and it was a great experience

    Advice to Management

    I love too work in a great management environment cause with great managers the atmosphere is amazing


  2. "Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Pasadena, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist in Pasadena, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good training and great management

    Cons

    Pay is not where it should be and benefits cost to much

    Advice to Management

    Rework your benefits packages they are extremly high for what your employees are getting. Pay employees with more experience more don't bring everyone in at the same pay.

  3. "Life at the Depot"

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    Current Employee - Freight Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Freight Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Co-workers, Great work environment , good pay

    Cons

    For me con is working overnight overall not really many cons


  4. "sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    co workers are cool at times

    Cons

    co workers are messy and cut throat

    Advice to Management

    pay your workers more if you expect more out of them


  5. "Decent for a first job (Sales rep)"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Majority of the people were nice
    Decent pay for someone who had no experience
    Nice bonuses
    Training
    Great for part time

    Cons

    Random hours
    Full time was only for more experienced workers
    Online training is not enough
    Can get overwhelming when understaffed
    Not everyone works as a team

    Advice to Management

    Crack down on people goof off at the break room every other hour since we are only allowed two 15min breaks an a 1hr lunch break


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not Worth It"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    Former Employee - Cashier in Alvin, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Alvin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    -Great pay, mostly for part-time.
    -You always get benefits!
    -Some friendly people

    Cons

    -Too many managers
    -Head cashiers were all rude and lazy
    -customers can be super rude
    -Managers were pretty rude
    -Coworkers were rude and talked bad about others

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees, not just your department heads.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "MET Associate"

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    Current Employee - Merchandising Execution Associate in Conroe, TX
    Current Employee - Merchandising Execution Associate in Conroe, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Same schedule every day
    -5 days a week, every week (40 hours)
    -Major holidays off
    -Various bonuses (success sharing, tax bonus, disaster relief, Homer awards)
    -Obligated to the vendors over the customers.
    -Discounts available on car insurance, pet insurance, eye care, restaurants, etc.
    -Homer Fund provides for employees and families in desperate need of assistance.
    -Homer Awards offer tiered rewards for hard work.
    -Ambition and hard work is rewarded.
    -Employee stock purchase plan offers 15% discount on stocks, and HD stocks have historically been an excellent investment.
    -Mostly work indoors

    Cons

    -No employee discount at Home Depot
    -Day shift starts at 6am. Night team works over night. 6am-2:30pm and 9pm-7am respectively. (But you belong to only one of these teams.)
    -All work is timed and management pressures for both quality and quantity.
    -Only 4 hours of sick time per month
    -Shift covering/switching doesn't exist due to everyone having the same schedule.
    -You will be walking on concrete all day.

  8. "Protection security"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Asset Protection in Rosenberg, TX
    Current Employee - Asset Protection in Rosenberg, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I been doing security work over 15 years experience

    Cons

    My down side is not been NOTICE of a dependable worker

    Advice to Management

    I want to move up being in charge for all the home depot store and my a different of cutting back on store lost


  9. "Specialty Department Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Special Services Department Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Special Services Department Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wonderful company to move up in as training and internal promotions are common place. Networking is very easy and beneficial.

    Cons

    Retail hours so scheduling can be difficult to deal with at first. Consistent scheduling has helped the associates but does not apply to the supervisors.


  10. "Good Place to Work, Great Company Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Missouri City, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Missouri City, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair Salary, Good Compensation. Reasonable break times and expectations of Employees.

    Cons

    Training took too long.

    The Home Depot Response

    Feb 23, 2018 – Client Partner

    Thank you for taking the time to share a review. We are happy to hear you had a positive experience at The Home Depot.


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