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The Home Depot Mississauga Reviews

Updated August 9, 2018
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Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 210 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 776 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 488 reviews)

  • "I can not have a full time shift yet" (in 883 reviews)

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  1. "sales associate"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a great place to start if you are looking for some extra cash. Mississauga south is where I work and the employees and the Management are so friendly.

    Cons

    none that i have come across.

    Advice to Management

    keep the spirit. Inverted pyramid is the way to go !


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Lumber Associate"

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    Former Employee - Lumber Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Lumber Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits from the company

    Cons

    Not enough people working on the floor
    Not enough pay for what you do
    Customers treat you like a sub human
    Saw dust all up in ur lungs like you're going to get lung diseases
    Managers always siding with customers against you making you seem like an idiot

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with some dignity and respect

  3. "Good place to work as a Student"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Cashier in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -You can get your tuition reimbursed after 1 year of employment
    -You can receive health benefits after 6 months of employment
    -Very good working environment
    -Access to getting time off (without pay)

    Cons

    -You don't receive any employee discounts at stores
    -Management is always changing, which can be both good and bad
    -Hours fluctuate by season. I.e. crazy hours when the weather is nice vs. almost no hours in the winter

    Advice to Management

    -Stick up for your employees when they are being mistreated by customers.
    -Have more associates in the departments
    -Associates deserve to get employee discounts
    -All managers should follow the same rules, makes it less confusing for associates


  4. "Good Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Easy and fun work environment!

    Cons

    -Management needs to improve and provide better service to associates.

    Advice to Management

    -Listen to associates more and provide better solutions to the needs of the associate.


  5. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Profitsharing
    - Good summer job
    - Constant training (can get very boring over time, theres something new every month)

    Cons

    - Your experience is highly dependent on your immediate supervisor


  6. "Assistant Store M\anager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Job satisfaction, Associate and Customer interaction

    Cons

    Shift work, working weekends, safety shoes and walking on concrete causes pain in the legs


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great company with respect for employees"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working at the home depot they provide a lot of incentives for you to want to do your job well. They make you feel important and valuable which is often rare in large retail companies. Part time employees receive benefits and also you are comsidered for a raise yearly.

    Cons

    Because its a large company, althiygh they make you feel valuable, you can get lost in the mix. Also they take their business very seriously and often let people go quickly for reasons anither business may not. Theyre turnover rate is high.

    Advice to Management

    Provide in class training rather than computer work which gets tiring and boring! Its difficult to retain anything from the computer.

  8. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good atmosphere, great home. overall good experience

    Cons

    there hours were long and sometimes overtime.

    Advice to Management

    need to make sure everyone is puling their weight


  9. "sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    they pay for education
    time off is nice

    Cons

    bad supervisors/management
    no hours/no pay during winter

    Advice to Management

    be reasonable towards your staff


  10. "sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people below supervisor and manager, school reimbursement

    Cons

    supervisor managers low pay, customers suck

    Advice to Management

    pay more


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