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The Home Depot Philadelphia Reviews

Updated January 14, 2019
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 223 reviews)

  • "Great part time job while in college" (in 808 reviews)

Cons
  • "Tough to have a good work/life balance" (in 523 reviews)

  • "I still can not get a full time position" (in 916 reviews)

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  1. "I loved Home Depot Miami!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Operations in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team-building & group effort in the South

    Cons

    Nightmare when I transferred North

    Advice to Management

    Nope


  2. "Could be way better"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Parkesburg, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Parkesburg, PA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers, benefits for part time, flexible scheduling (for part time only)

    Cons

    low pay, inconsistent management, terrible treatment from customers, little opportunity for advancement

  3. "Completely depends on the management"

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    Current Employee - Order Fulfillment Associate in Bear, DE
    Current Employee - Order Fulfillment Associate in Bear, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get good work experience

    Cons

    Bad hours bad pay need to be forklift certified with no incentive to do so


  4. "Working at Home Depot is a stress reliever for me!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hilltown, PA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hilltown, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love people. My managers are awesome and we have fun but work hard

    Cons

    Everyone in my department thinks they're a chief. You have to diplomatically stay out of that power struggle. We are all equal.

    Advice to Management

    I've only worked at one depot and I love all of management there. They are firm but fair. As long as you do your job your appreciated.


  5. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits such vision, life insurance, critical care benefits, and homer fund

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectation of employees, more self check less employees, and no real concern for employees

    Advice to Management

    Ask customer do the really want a credit card with 27% interested rate. Walk in customer shoes for a day and see how easy it is to deal with rude people


  6. "Returns"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cherry Hill, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Easy, fun, fast paced, nice co workers

    Cons

    Standing, can be slow at times


  7. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Malvern, PA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Malvern, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Real team effort.
    Made many friends
    Management is concerned about employees

    Cons

    Work can be demanding during rushes

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Good starter job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Newark, DE
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Newark, DE
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good job to get into or back into the work force.

    Cons

    Lower pay than competition, difficult to get full-time.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the employees that work and actually listen to the Associates.


  9. "Sales representative"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Positive environment and constant check for improvement

    Cons

    Difficulty with scheduling and employing employees for certain slots


  10. "Nice plac to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You learn a lot

    Cons

    Some employees are lazy
    You get pulled in all directions
    You get ask to work extra last min
    They don’t care about your personal life


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