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The Home Depot San Jose Reviews

Updated February 26, 2019
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San Jose, CA

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The Home Depot President & CEO Craig Menear
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  • "zero work/life balance as a salaried manager" (in 524 reviews)

  • "It is very hard to get full time" (in 919 reviews)

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  1. "The Home Depot"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pro Loader in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Pro Loader in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    My Managers are awesome as well as my Coworkers.

    Cons

    Sometimes we (Pro Loaders) get picky customers and they are also Rude too but i just shrug it off , ignore it and help them load their cars asap so that i can move on

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Decent place to work out when there's nothing else available."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits are not terrible.

    Cons

    Management doesn't care about employees.

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved in day to day tasks that create stronger bonds with employees.

  3. "Good partime jobs for students/retirees..."

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly, helpful and nice co-workers. Nice (mostly) customers.

    Cons

    Not enough training...need more time for training.

    Advice to Management

    Overnight associates and frieght/receiving associates dessert more money due to the nature of their jobs.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "They change hours every week"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best co-workers, fantastic team work and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Poor pay, few PPEs , reduce work hours randomly , keep changing schedules, worst benefits, back breaking work, some customers nasty and weird.

    Advice to Management

    Follow the CA state guide lines of offering more hours to part-timers before hiring new workers. Stop being cheap and buy safety shoes and reflector jackets for workers. Listen to the worker's gripes.


  5. "Order Fulfillment Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Order Fulfillment Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Order Fulfillment Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learn about the construction, forklift certified, work with almost any schedule

    Cons

    pay sucks, management sucks,company doesnt care about there employees


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Retail Associate"

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    Former Employee - Retail Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Retail Associate in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lets you take 15 minute break every 2 hours

    Cons

    Management makes you beyond what your wage pays you

    Advice to Management

    Enable more leniency in schedules instead of making them 4 weeks in advance


  7. "Hardware and Garden Department Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible scheduling, great coworkers, amazing management

    Cons

    supervisors treated their associates bad

    Advice to Management

    take more time to train supervisors

  8. Helpful (2)

    "trash"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    bonus
    nice employees
    work around your schedule

    Cons

    elderly coworkers
    no sitting
    back breaking
    low staff

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  9. "HD a good place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lumber and Building Materials Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Lumber and Building Materials Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, flexible hours, and caring management.

    Cons

    Rude customers, micro-managing supervisors, and boring training videos.

    Advice to Management

    Promote people who actually deserve the position, not just your friends.


  10. Helpful (3)

    "Sales Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are better than average. I enjoyed co-workers and helping customers.

    Cons

    Young managers lacking maturity. Not enough people scheduled to meet customer needs. When co-workers are on breaks employees must cover multiple departments, Stressful job. Really high turn over.


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