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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 216 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 795 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 504 reviews)

  • "I can not have a full time shift yet" (in 899 reviews)

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  1. "Front end cashier"

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

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule,good benefits,good place to grow your career

    Cons

    Cutting down hours after season,low wage

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to ppl working on the floor,between aisles

    The Home Depot Response

    Jan 10, 2018 – Client Partner

    Thank you for taking the time to share a review. Our associates and managers alike are essential parts of The Home Depot’s network. We appreciate your feedback.


  2. "plumber"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Plumber in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Plumber in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    the pay is steadyso are the hours

    Cons

    stand on feet bosses treat costumers better than you, alot of favortisim cannot get a head

    Advice to Management

    treat your worke .better than the costumers, give better raises, to the ones work harder they dont know there left from there right hand.what there doing

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Summer Job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Garden Sales Associate in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Garden Sales Associate in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun place to work, everyone was helpful in training new employees

    Cons

    Management didn't always schedule the best, at times i was the only one in an entire department for 3-4 hours at a time, as well as a relatively new employee

    The Home Depot Response

    Apr 20, 2017 – 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.


  4. "Appliance Specialist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great fellow employees, nice customers

    Cons

    Poor pay and raises. No benefits for part-timers

    Advice to Management

    Put people in the department based on their knowledge


  5. "Advanced Auto parts"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stocker and Retail in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Stocker and Retail in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Determined, friendly, patience,persistent, Ambitions, smart, Reliable, tough, courageous, persuasive.

    Cons

    Too nice, works too hard sometimes,


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits good peoplelots of stores

    Cons

    Management has their favorites Target tenured associate

    Advice to Management

    Be far to all associates


  7. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Millwork Specialist in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Millwork Specialist in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    love the people I work with

    Cons

    staffing issues can cause unnecessary work load issues

    Advice to Management

    ensure that all departments are fully staffed. Reward top performers.

  8. "Customer service representative"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - New Jersey in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - New Jersey in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learning and mastering the many home improvement departments are very rewarding. Helping the customer and having them feel comfortable knowing their going to get the best service and having knowledge of the product sold to them by the service professional...

    Cons

    There is no downside. The Home depot taught me how to be the best rep I could be!

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. "Cool people to work with"

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

    Pros

    cool people to work with. scheduling can be sketchy at times. plenty of work to do. pay isnt that great but if you are a good solid worker the job is there

    Cons

    like all retail customer service is paramount. be prepared to deal with those customers who want to lead that into abuse


  10. "Customer Service Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Customer Service Associate in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The family atmosphere within the associates. The meetings were always so fun. The benefits are incredible even for part timers.

    Cons

    They expect so much from you but aren't willing to pay what you are worth. Work load is intense. Expect to be working alone for the majority of your shift.

    Advice to Management

    Work on communication skills.


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