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The Home Depot Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  • Work life balance difficult with full flex scheduling (in 399 reviews)

  • Never a consistent schedule as a full-time employee (in 708 reviews)

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  1. "Tool Rentals Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, high pay rate

    Cons

    Terrible management, manager, supervisor,


  2. "Good environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Scientist in Wilmington, NC
    Former Employee - Scientist in Wilmington, NC

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

    Pros

    Nice hours and great staff

    Cons

    On feet a lot and longer hours

    Advice to Management

    Be flexible with staff


  3. "Best job I ever had!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Ankeny, IA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Ankeny, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible, great working environment, and even better pay.

    Cons

    There were scheduling conflicts, twice.


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  5. "Easy Money"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Simple job
    Initial training is always thorough (though later they tend to throw people into random departments)
    Pays above minimum wage (FYI: Lowes pays higher especially if you are aiming for a full time position)
    Easy going work environment

    Cons

    Management harps on making us get people to sign up for a credit card or to get leads


  6. Helpful (1)

    "I've worked with handyman most of my life"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The store always challenges your creativity when you want to start a project

    Cons

    I can't stand still for long periods of time. I need to keep moving

    Advice to Management

    Provide store product isle layout sheets in large print at the entrance for customers unfamiliar with your store and also those with vision difficulties.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunity to climb"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, helpful peers, flexible style of growth

    Cons

    Long hours, turn over of part timers

    Advice to Management

    None at this time


  8. "Employee"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in South Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in South Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Good work enviroment and easy to get along with other employees

    Cons

    Long hours and short lunch break

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up... could use more incentives


  9. "Cashier"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in Cleburne, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Cleburne, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They pay well for a part time teen

    Cons

    no cons I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Look for future teenagers that are looking for because they might need it to help their family


  10. "Key Carrier, Manage 30plus associates and Manager on duty manage the entire store at at time"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front End Supervisor in McAllen, TX
    Current Employee - Front End Supervisor in McAllen, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits package, good environment great stock program, good base pay, if you like people and sales it's a great job

    Cons

    No room for growth after a certain point, can be stressful, Lacks Management affirmation, customers are rude and can be obnoxious at times

    Advice to Management

    Give more recognition


  11. "Retail is retail"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Desk in Gainesville, FL
    Current Employee - Service Desk in Gainesville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Managers seem to care; always willing to go over anything you don't understand. Training is easy to access. Lots of interaction with coworkers: you cab easily build bonds. In no time you will know the whole store. Biannual bonus check.

    Cons

    Loads of customers who are very rude sometimes. Work can get monotonous. The company really bugs you to push credit cards on people. Managers can be money hungry.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the individual needs of the people.



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