Store Staffing Coordinator (Current Employee), Whitby, ON – January 30, 2013
Pros: helping others, leadership team is reliable.
Cons: trying to make all of our associates happy.
Home Depot offers a great workplace environment. I have been with the Company since 2006. My current position as a Human Resources Staffing Coordinator offers many challanges and a heavy work load on a daily basis. Catering to the needs of every individual associate has enabled me to develop excellent people skills along with buliding positive relationships. – more... The most enjoyable part fo this job is being to help others and motivate the associates to perform to the best of their abilities. – less
Cashier/Sales Associate (Former Employee), Fort Saskatchewan, AB – January 26, 2013
Pros: always something new to learn
Cons: people never showing up to work.
A typical day at work for me would be coming into work cleaning up my till area. Wait for customers to come to my till with there merchandise. greeting them with a warm welcoming smile asking if they had found everything they were looking for. capable of using debit/credit card transactions as well as cheques and cash. stacking and organizing all the – more... 2x4 not far from my till. setting up bags at my till. This job has made my knowledge about tools and eqiupment. That i wasnt aware of before. The managment and co workers were always a joy to work with!! The enjoyable part about my job – less
Lot Attendant (Former Employee), Woodbridge – January 24, 2013
Pros: relaxing, easy work
Cons: low pay, and no chance of promotion
Working for Home Depot was a great experience because it was there I was first able to use a forklift, walkie, and reach truck. Management was great however the pay was quite low. I felt like i belonged to a team and i was able to develop friendships with my co-workers
Merchandising Planner (Current Employee), Toronto, ON – January 15, 2013
Pros: as a merchandising planner my work gets exposed to all cross funtional teams
Cons: in order to get the job done, lots of inputs from all departments is necessary.
in a daily basis, my job consist in building the most profitable planograms, assists the Merchant in all Space Planning solutions and support all cross functional partners. As a Merchandising Planner I report directly to the Merchandising and Space Planning Manager, which runs a team of almost 15 planners. the work environment at the Home Depot is excellent, – more... good managers that coach you and support you in everything that you need. – less
Commercial Account Manager (Current Employee), Toronto, ON – January 9, 2013
Pros: great benefits, built relationships, attracted many customers
Cons: long hours
Typical day at work: -Qualified the customers, visiting consultation, I performed a variety of functional drawing designs for Kitchens and bath in quote and to be signed (Complete project) -Planning residential home spaces -Assessing client's needs and budgets -Providing detailed floor plans, elevations and 3D views of spaces to be presented and approved – more... by client -Advising on selection of color and materials
What I've Learned: How to cultivate customers, and satisfy their needs, programs, team work, safety, liability.
Management: Follow the policy and the rules of the company.
Coworkers: Team work, and built good relationships and communication skills
Hardest part of the job: Loosing sales
Most enjoyable part: Satisfying customer's needs and succeeding in sales. – less
Productive, fun people to work with, learned new things.
Head Cashier (Supervisory) (Current Employee), Toronto, Ontario – January 3, 2013
Pros: dealing with customers, teaching people new things.
Cons: managing shift work
Start the day looking at the schedule and who is working with you, and what needs to be done. I have learned different position within the store that has aloud me to move up. My co-workers are great to work with, we work as a team most of the time. The hardest part of my job is managing the work area when there are sick calls and covering them when – more... possible, and work schedule. The most enjoyable part of my job is everything about what I do in my job, and the people I work with. – less
Customer Service (Current Employee), Ajax, ON – January 2, 2013
Pros: co-workers and customers
Cons: disgruntle customers
A typical day at Home Depot, is a fast paced environment where everyday something new happens. I've learned to work with a wide range of people, and deal with some very difficult situations. The Management team is awesome, they are always there to back you up, if a situation gets out of control. Through working at the Home Depot i have made some life – more... long friends, the associates there are like a second family, you laugh and cry together. The hardest part of the job like with any retail position is having to deal with disgruntle customers. I find that the most enjoyable part of the jobs is the customers, when you have a repeat customer that practically comes in everyday, someone you know by name it just makes everything worthwhile . – less