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Productive friendly environment
Labourer (Former Employee), Saint John, NBMay 6, 2014
Pros: bonus check every 6 months
Cons: part time
Start your shift, help customers find what they need to get their project off the ground.
there is so much in the store to learn about that you are continuously learning.
If you have an issue helping a customer, the staff are more than willing to help you and teach you what you need to know to help future customers.
The Management is great they are – more... more than willing to help you when you need it and answer any questions you may have.
The hardest part of the job is trying to keep up your knowledge of the products.
Best part of the job is knowing that any time you need assistance there are many people to ask for help. – less
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Ok to work if you are a student
Head Cashier (Former Employee), White Rock, BCMay 5, 2014
Overall I felt like I worked really hard and did not have full recognition for the work I did for them. I was able to move up very quickly and once I moved up my manager did not recognize fully all the work i did. I think that this is a good company overall but some locations have managers that could use some help in becoming better managers. Overall – more... I think think this was a good experience for me and it helped be determine what I want and don't want within an employer. – less
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Very busy
Head Cahier (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABMay 5, 2014
Fast paced working environment. Always something to do. Staff is very friendly and they have several benefits for the employees
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good life experience and hands on learning
lumber asst (Current Employee), St. John's, NLMay 5, 2014
Pros: meeting lots of different people
Cons: need more employees to do job properly
taking care of customers is top priority. learning new experiences and working with different cultures. the hardest part of the job is trying to take care of all the costumers with to few employees.
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It was good place to learn new things in Canada and compare with bakground education.
Pro Account Sales Associate (Former Employee), Calgary, ABMay 4, 2014
Pros: benefit
Working hard, concentrate with job design.
Having fun with Co-workers.
Learning new things from managers and college
Using my talent and experience to solve problems for customer and program.
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Great place to work!
Cashier (Former Employee), Pickering, ONMay 2, 2014
A typical day at work consisted of interacting with all kinds of people; contractors, mothers, elderly etc. As a cashier you learn how to put the customer first always and the importance of great customer service. Many different people came through the store everyday and sometimes you are the first or last person they see. Making good impressions are – more... important. I feel like there is nothing special to say about the management, that being said because it seemed like all the other places I worked. This is not a bad thing most of the management I have been under are great people! The hardest part of my job was down times. Most of the times you would get alot of things done like cleaning the registers and sweeping. There is only so much of that you can do when you cant move away from your cash. Things a little boring without customers! I enjoy getting a chance to interact with all kinds of people, helping solving their problems gives you a great feeling of accomplishment! – less
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Enjoy being exploited
Seasonal Sales/Lot Associate (Former Employee), PeterboroughMay 1, 2014
Pros: paid 15 minute breaks
Cons: no hours, constant abuse by customers, lack of management support, no oppertunity for advancement.
A typical day of work at The Home Depot consisted of being demeaned at every possible interval. I would consistently sell upwards of $10, 000 per day, and wound up making just over $11 per hour after 3 loyal years of customer service. The most enjoyable part of the job is interacting with customers and gaining knowledge of a diverse range of products, – more... but that doesn't compensate for being treated like disposable trash. Management is by far the worst part. I suppose working at The Home Depot is better than being unemployed, but after being bullied into quitting as a result of a serious injury, I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. There is little to no respect for employees, and often management would go out of their way to sabotage your attempts at advancement. Do not apply to the Home Depot unless you want to work too hard for no money with no possibility for advancement. – less
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Great work enviornment
Millwork Assossiate (Current Employee), Oakville, ONMay 1, 2014
Home depot provided me with additional knowledge in my field of study while providing a means to support my financials.
Management and co-workers are kind and friendly. The hardest part of the job is when there are many customers looking for assistance and you must meet all their needs quickly in a positive manner. The most enjoyable part of the job – more... is being able to help a customer understand the solutions to their inquiries. – less
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Fun place to spend some time
Canada - Tool Rental Associate (Current Employee), Kelowna, BCMay 1, 2014
Pros: flexible
Cons: hours
Busy

Customer Service Oriented

Problem-Solving / Decision making

Fun Associates
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Fun workplace with learning opportunuties
Sales associate (Former Employee), Calgary, ABApril 29, 2014
Pros: learned a lot
Cons: rigid hours for students
A typical day would involve taking inventory of products and customer service. I was in the paint department so most of my knowledge involves paint products and proper procedure when painting. My co-workers varied from fellow university students to retired career workers. The hardest part of the job was customer service during the busy months of summer, – more... i.e. trying to help everyone in an orderly fashion. – less
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Fun workplace, easy to meet lots of new people
Cashier/Sales Associate (Former Employee), Calgary, ABApril 28, 2014
Pros: meeting new people
Cons: standing for long periods of time
I would go there sign in a go to my assigned till where I would stay for a majority of the day. The good thing was we got to work with lots of other people which made the time enjoyable.
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Nice clean store
Vault Personal (Former Employee), Lethbridge, ABApril 28, 2014
Pros: work in a small room by myself
responsible for balancing money in the vault, and cash registers, I also entered data into the computer system
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Head Cashier (Current Employee), Abbotsford, BCApril 26, 2014
You are constantly moving and there is a lot of opportunity to continually learn.
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Great atmosphere
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee), St. Catharines, ONApril 24, 2014
Pros: activities
Cons: inconsistency of shift work
Mixed paint, customer service, trouble shooting
World of retail
Too much management
Great people
Inconsistency of shift work
Using my paint knowledge to help co-workers, customers
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Great team work
Assistant Manager (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABApril 24, 2014
great team work, great experience, good people. enjoyed helping people
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Good and fun place to work.
Freight Team (Current Employee), Delta, BCApril 23, 2014
Pros: recognitions, awards, .lunches
Cons: graveyard shift
It can be a fun place to work. I have learned a lot from customer service to restocking shelves,driving forklifts,etc.My co-workers are fun and helpful .The hardest part of my job i would say is trying too get use too the graveyard shift.The most enjoyable part of my job is the people i work with.
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Great place to work
Cashier (Former Employee), Huntsville, ONApril 23, 2014
Pros: great associates
Cons: long hours
Great associates great customers loved working cash and up selling.

Sales incentives little badges were given for best sales, and prizes were given.

There was chance for advancement if wanted.

Long hours 9 instead of 8, and didn't like times.
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fun place to work with especially with fellow associates
Cashier Associate (Current Employee), Woodbridge, ONApril 23, 2014
Pros: recognition for good customer service
Cons: long hours standing
typical day start with responding to customer requests and assisting them finish their projects
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Enjoyable workplace
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee), Mississauga, ONApril 22, 2014
Pros: great benefits
Cons: no set schedules
I enjoyed working at The Home Depot, the only problem i had was regarding the hours and shifts. An unsteady schedule made it hard for me to prioritize my work.
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May side activities to involve the workers
SPECIAL SERVICES CLERK (Current Employee), Winnipeg, MBApril 20, 2014
Pros: bbq's for the workers
Cons: not enough staff
On a day to day basis, the work place is very busy. Customers along with co-workers direct questions that I may not have the answers to, but I try to find the answers as this is the way I learn.

The hardest part of the job I find is, I can't always please everyone even though I try really hard.

The most enjoyable part of my job is I really can connect – more... with the customers on an one to one basis, that they come back when they are in the building just to say "hi" – less

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