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The Home Depot San Diego Reviews

Updated August 13, 2018
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San Diego, CA

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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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Pros
  • "Learn a lot about finishing material" (in 210 reviews)

  • "Benefits for part-time employees" (in 776 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be hard to find" (in 488 reviews)

  • "I can not have a full time shift yet" (in 883 reviews)

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  1. "PAR"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Par in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Par in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great leaders with good opportunities

    Cons

    You have to put in the work before the money comes

    Advice to Management

    Continue to develop people


  2. "Store Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Home Depot full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great family values and team work

    Cons

    High volume, fast paced, crazy hours

  3. "Freight Team Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Freight Team Associate in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Freight Team Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits, friendly management, organized tasks.

    Cons

    Exhausting, could be dangerous, somewhat confusing.


  4. "painter needed"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Painter in San Diego, CA
    Former Contractor - Painter in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good price and comfortable appt

    Cons

    steps,kitchen,garage and main building taking it with some good color

    Advice to Management

    make it good


  5. "Company is great to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Home Depot (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Company offers advancment in all areas.

    Cons

    Not a small company. Many CEOS


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Chill job."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Cashier in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Laid back co workers. Pretty easy job.

    Cons

    Not enough hours/low pay.

    Advice to Management

    Cashiers should be paid more.


  7. "Great company to be apart of!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Supportive, focused on employees lives, genuinely caring, long term career focused

    Cons

    Not always proper pay for cost of living..

  8. "Overworked and Underappreciated"

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    Former Employee - Department 36 Outside Design Consultant in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Department 36 Outside Design Consultant in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Convenient locations
    Good coworkers
    Few restrictions regarding dresscode
    Few restrictions regarding piercings, tats and hairstyles

    Cons

    Management mostly conerned with their own career advancement
    Lack of Training for associates
    Bleed Orange mentality

    Advice to Management

    Management needs to take an active role in providing new hires with all the tools necessary to ensure their success with the company, instead of means in which to advance their own personal careers. Don't dangle a carrot of empty promises, instead, acknowledge and reward associates who consistantly perform well. Although it costs more to employ a trade journeyman, the value of knowlege and skill set they share is by far much more valuable than merely staffing depts with higher body counts.


  9. "Customer order specalist"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Customer, co workers, ESPP, good first job

    Cons

    Pay needs improvement, management shows favoritism to those who kiss add, hard work does not always pay off.

    Advice to Management

    There are those that do their jobs well and are hard workers that never get so much as Thank you for being part of the team.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work, but Beware of Bad Management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service/Return Desk Associate in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service/Return Desk Associate in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Every Home Depot I have visited cultivates a family atmosphere with the team. They hire from within all the time. So much room for growth!!

    Cons

    Such a huge company is bound to have a lot of corporate red tape. Even if there is a really simple solution to a problem it can't be acted upon without corporate permission.

    Advice to Management

    Please PLEASE have your employees' backs when they need you. Too many times has a manager told me "tell the customer xyz" then when I do and customers get mad and ask for the manager they would always act like you are in the wrong. Not cool. Be more professional. Take some responsibility.


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