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The Home Depot New York State Reviews

Updated April 13, 2019
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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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  • "Must create your own work/life balance" (in 532 reviews)

  • "It is very hard to get full time" (in 932 reviews)

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  1. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Management in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people ability to help customers and associates

    Cons

    Not as structure as other companies

    Advice to Management

    Build relationship with team use sop as guide in any situation that require immediate action


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity for hard worker"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brewster, NY
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brewster, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you are reliable, customer focused, take your training seriously, and involve yourself in company culture you will be recognized for your efforts

    Cons

    Not all employees are helpful to each other
    Management workload expectations are often unrealistic
    Lots of call outs- short staff

    Advice to Management

    Fewer “pep-talks” show me don’t tell me
    Workers want better pay, not Pizza parties, free pens, and discounts on company stock

  3. "Enjoy providing customer service"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head Cashier in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Head Cashier in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    interaction with customers and taking care of their needs.

    Cons

    Not every customer is pleasant.

    Advice to Management

    take care of the employees


  4. "Pros and cons"

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    Current Employee - Garden Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Garden Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Bonuses. Management is respectful.

    Cons

    Not any that I can think of.


  5. "Mixed Reviews"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Paint Sales Associate in Bronx, NY
    Former Employee - Paint Sales Associate in Bronx, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours and schedules
    Good work-life balance
    Opportunity to learn anything about home improvement
    Energetic Environment
    Opportunities to work extra hours

    Cons

    Unreasonable politics within Management
    Sometimes lazy co-workers
    Be able to handle high anxiety (due to fast-paced environment)
    Be able to handle obnoxious customers (not take things personally)
    Odd hours may interfere with your schedule
    Lastly, lots of favoritism and sometimes deal with some type of prejudice.

    Advice to Management

    Be more professional and treat ALL employees with equality (no favoritism etc.)
    Be more selective in choosing Supervisors and/or Managers (some have very little experience and character to deal with the responsibilities)
    Be more respective and considerate for employees private life (schedules CAN interfere with private affairs)
    Lastly, improve job security (employees can lose their jobs over unreasonable situations)


  6. "Great Place to Work during college and after"

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    Current Employee - Tool Rental Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Tool Rental Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    college tuition reimbursement
    flexible hours
    great work environment

    Cons

    limited advancement confusion between management


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Work Enviroment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Dunkirk, NY
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Dunkirk, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its always challenging.
    The veteran employees are so nice and helpful.
    The company itself is geared towards helping the community and especially veterans.
    Advancement opportunity.
    You get out of the job what you put in.

    Cons

    They didn't spend much time training.
    Most coaches and leads expect you too come in knowing everything.

    Advice to Management

    Take it easy on the new kids.

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Fair pay for fair work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Mastic, NY
    Current Employee - Cashier in Mastic, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits make up for the pay. Environment is friendly as long as you are open to learn/work. Opportunities to change position are readily available.

    Cons

    Raises are merit based with heavy emphasis on customer opinion via survey.

    Advice to Management

    Can focus on customer service without enough associates to help serve so you aren't "rushing" people through.


  9. "Working at the Home Depot"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, they work with your availability

    Cons

    There's not much room for growth.


  10. "Meh"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Bronx, NY
    Former Employee - Cashier in Bronx, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you're a fast learner you'll pick up everything within a few shifts.

    Cons

    Isn't a great place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Give cashiers a raise and chairs.


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