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The Home Depot Raleigh Reviews

Updated March 8, 2018
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 209 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 772 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 484 reviews)

  • "I can not have a full time shift yet" (in 879 reviews)

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  1. "great culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ops Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Ops Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great benefits, money, culture and stocks

    Cons

    the hours are terrible - no work life balance


  2. "cashier"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Raleigh, NC

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

    Pros

    co-workers and customers are a joy more often than not

    Cons

    unable to get the amount of hours that I am available to work

    Advice to Management

    utilize the employees who want to do a great job for the company to fill the hours needed instead of continuing to hire 'nomadic' workers

  3. "my app"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I heard It is the Nest Place in Cary NC to work

    Cons

    If you don't like Over time this is not the place for you

    Advice to Management

    Resect your job


  4. "Is home d depot for you?"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Wake Forest, NC
    Current Employee - Cashier in Wake Forest, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They pay pretty well for a lame job

    Cons

    If you are petty and childish, you'll be just fine there. Don't forget to tattle EVERYTHING to corporate. Be bitter and mean. they'll promote you!

    Advice to Management

    Get to know your team.
    Stop being wishy washy. Follow guidelines or don't. It doesn't matter, just pick one and stick with it


  5. Helpful (2)

    "SET SCHEDULE"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wake Forest, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wake Forest, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The associates and customers are lovely people and a joy to see every day.

    Cons

    At our store all the associates in my department left and I still am on the closing shift. When we were assigned the shifts I was told that when someone left you would be offered their shift. 3 people left and management said they are not opening any of the shifts.

    Advice to Management

    Stop lying to your employees!


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Garden"

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

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

    Pros

    High respect among piers

    Cons

    Could pay better for hard work in garden

    Advice to Management

    See employees with excellent work ethics reward them with a raise to keep them


  7. Helpful (2)

    "MET Team not worth it"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - MET in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - MET in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    hours are guaranteed to be about 40 every week

    Cons

    traveling, wear and tear on car, might be outside on fences in the middle of the morning, hard labor at times when lifting bbq grills, fence posts, tar buckets. Some employees will be allowed to take photos of the bay you remodeled or serviced, there are favorites. It was still bad working on the displays, lots of dust and debris. WIll be on ladder cahnging sink displays, hardwood bays, etc. It is not worth it, simple as that! Stay away.

    Advice to Management

    need to increase pay by$5

  8. "Prodeck is where most contractors do there business"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Associate in Morrisville, NC
    Former Employee - Delivery Associate in Morrisville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It a very helpful group of people that work at the pro deck

    Cons

    It get really busy in the morning

    Advice to Management

    Call ahead of time so you will save some time


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hillsborough, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Hillsborough, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent wages. Different shifts are (sometimes) desirable.

    Cons

    The management keeps promising more hours to competent / hardworking associates and they don't deliver because they are always hiring "EXTRA" P/T workers and often playing favorites...

    Advice to Management

    Really listen to suggestions from your employees- not just customers .
    Don't assign associates to departments where they are unwilling and/or incapable of performing tasks-especially the physically strenuous ones. Require a"fit test" for certain jobs!
    Management /associates usually greet or nod... to customers -why not do the same for all associates?


  10. "Good Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HDE Sc in Durham, NC
    Current Employee - HDE Sc in Durham, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The brand is incredible for an outside sales rep everyone knows who you are. Never have to worry about someone questioning your integrity.

    Cons

    Because it is outside sales, leads are king, the company runs a shoestring budget for marketing, ask yourself did you know home depot installs for customers

    Advice to Management

    Spend more money marketing installed services and reap the rewards. Or not, and oay for it with consistent turnover. This would be the best job in the world with a little more support.


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