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Great Environment
Part-time Sales Associate (Former Employee) –  Greater Sudbury, ON11 September 2017
The typical day at Lowe's is one that will never stop moving, if you want to be busy.
Working in any department, especially seasonal, there is a lot of movement throughout the building. You will definitely get your exercise for the day, but you will hardly know you're doing so. The staff are friendly and inviting. The customers continue to come in with questions big and small, and at all times you can be learning with customers if you don't know about a product. This is easily a physically demanding job with just running around, but also one that will have time flying bye for you.
Pros
Great staff & Management
Cons
Little down time
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Lowes is a really fun working place
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Hamilton, ON9 September 2017
I love to do work at Lowes because my coworkers are really helpful and i love to interact with customers.
work environment is really cool
working for various departments is a fun job and i learned new things everyday
Pros
free lunch on festivals
Cons
less working hours
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bad place to work.
Load puller (Former Employee) –  Kingston, ON7 September 2017
It was a horrible experieance, I dont recommed anyone to work for Lowe's until they take care of all the lazy people in this company. Could have been a great place to work if everyone worked as a team and helped one another.
Pros
was a fulltime Job
Cons
Horrible lazy staff
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Great Team Atmosphere
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON1 September 2017
A great team atmosphere. Its like working for a family. Lots of helpful co-workers and great management team. They go above and beyond to make sure the employees are happy and taken care of.
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Great work atmosphere
Customer Service Representative/Cashier (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON30 August 2017
Had a great time at Lowes! Management was awesome they treated everyone like kings. Felt at home great place to work for anyone looking for a sales/cashier position.
Pros
long lunches and fun staff
Cons
long hours for part time
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Customer Service Associate & Cashier (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ON30 August 2017
working here is a good experience especially if you are new and want some job experience. Lowes is flexible with your school schedule and personal life.
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Decent place to work
Area Product Service Manager (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON29 August 2017
My time at Lowe's was up and down. It was very dependent on the location. As far as retail goes the compensation was fair but like all retail jobs the hours are not conducive to any type of work life balance or general health.
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Cheerful place to work
Seasonal Cashier (Current Employee) –  Pickering, ON16 August 2017
Lots of friendly co-workers, clean and neat environment, lots of training provided, emphasis on customer service and providing a happy experience for customers.
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Productive and interesting workplace
Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) –  Nanaimo, BC14 August 2017
Typical day at work:
- Fast paced
- Time sensitive online orders

What you learned:
- Able to operate forklifts
- How to count inventory

Management:
- Fun, easy going

Workplace culture:
- Relaxed but customer focused
Pros
Staff events
Cons
Full time availability
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Not a job you would want to keep very long.
Receiver / Stocker (Former Employee) –  Whitby, ON14 August 2017
Good people to work with ( co-workers ). Communication from all levels of management is very poor. Very high turnover in my department. No shift premium for overnight shift.
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Great Community
Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON11 August 2017
Good place to work for the most part, there are room for improvements but overall a good place. The management is sometimes stifled by red tape but they try their best.
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Made good friends out of coworkers
Customer Service Associate (Former Employee) –  Prince George, BC11 August 2017
i'll miss the people but management needs work and they talked lots of me getting to stay at the beginning but obviously that didn't happen. was really hoping to move departments but instead got laid off after my contract ended.
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some staff were great to work with while others sat around and did nothing with the ok of management
Sales specialist ( seasonal ) (Former Employee) –  Calgary10 August 2017
loved working in a clean environment, the job was good, management has their favorites and their is lots of gossiping between management to staff and staff to management. which was the hardest part of the job. the best part is most of the staff.
Pros
free lunch every now and again
Cons
favoritism from managemnet
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department management
Department Manager (Current Employee) –  Newmarket, ON9 August 2017
Lowes is a good company to work for but hard to move up the ladder. Lowes is a large company with many great idea and offers the staff courses to take to continue their learning and in hopes of moving up with in the company.
Pros
benefits
Cons
hours
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Good environment for people looking to learn new things.
Lumber & building materials CSA (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB8 August 2017
Great place to work with good management. Only thing difficult for me was having to work shifts starting at five am or ending at eleven pm. Great management that would help with any issue.
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Great job
Sales Specialist (Former Employee) –  Balzac, AB1 August 2017
This place was amazing to work for the people are very friendly when i did work here in 2010-2013 loved the atmosphere management helps you when yeah need it most will take a bit of time to get there but they will help you eventually.
Pros
events investments plans great people
Cons
organizational skills
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Challanging Changing Enviroment
Sales Manager (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 July 2017
Great place to work lots of opportunity. scheduling is flexible.Retail environment provides opportunity to work with many different people lots of diversity.
Pros
Flexible schedule
Cons
Workend wekends and nights
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not good place
Picker/Packer (Former Employee) –  Milton, ON23 July 2017
management team treat people like animal,very rude,skin colour matter,overall company good,managment garbage👎🏼i suggest if you looking for job,this is not the place to go,the treat very badly,hyper management overthere
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bad management
Sales Specialist (Current Employee) –  Thunder Bay, ON22 July 2017
toxic work environment. management treats employees awful and the shifts are terrible. I was harassed and nothing was done about it. I asked about my shifts and they retaliated by making fake write ups.
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Accommodating and rewarding
Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB19 July 2017
Lowes has given me many things to appreciate and i fell that from any place ive worked ive been accommodated the best here. typically i think that dally life is quite packed with eventful experiences.
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