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Fun and Good people
Cashier, Lot Associate, Lumber Associate (Former Employee) –  Okotoks, AB28 November 2017
Working here was fun for the time being, I built great relationships with both customers and employees. Leaders in the work place are respectable, you always serve the customer, and try to go beyond expectations to make yourself, your leaders and customers happier.
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nice place to work
Paint Associate (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB27 November 2017
fast pace and easy to get. if you work hard you truly are rewarded and honestly this is the best retail place ive evry worked at by far..lots of hours and good pay rate
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Nice people
Cashier (Former Employee) –  Sherwood Park, AB26 November 2017
Not much to say it is your standard retail job. Co-workers are nice and the managers do friendly competitions with prizes to help staff get motivated.
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It was good
Associate (Former Employee) –  Pembroke, ON26 November 2017
helping customers, learned a lot about different products, orders, and etc., managements were good, not enough hours, knowing my job and helping people with problems
Pros
Always learning
Cons
not enough hours
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Temporary workplace to find something better
Associate (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 November 2017
Stocking merchandise onto shelves. Organizing the sales floor to create a pleasant and safe shopping environment. Providing customer service.
Boring, heavy work. Low salary.
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Fair and Fun Environment
Freight Team Associate (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 November 2017
Fair and fun work environment. Managers and Supervisors treat you with respect and the staff is super friendly. Sometimes we get pizza and BBQ hamburgers.
Pros
Great Work Enviorment
Cons
Pay is Kinda Weak
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fun group to work with yet winter hours are very struggling
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Midland, ON24 November 2017
during winter do not expect more than 12-15 hours a week even if trying to get cross training. the crowd is amazing to work with and everyone is super friendly but the missing hours some need to simply pay for a phone bill is very short in the winter
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Near house work
Plumbing Associate (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB23 November 2017
It is always good to have work close to house, and easy work Customer Service is a fun job, interacting with customers and solving their issues relevant to their project.
Pros
Learning from professionals journey men is fun
Cons
not enough salery, standing for longer hours on concrete
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Productive and fun workplace
CASHIER (part-time) (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON22 November 2017
Productive and fun workplace great employees friendly bosses giving rewards for good work allows to feel appreciated. celebrating national holidays in every culture.
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Flexible hours for Part timers.
Part Time employment (Current Employee) –  Brampton, ON22 November 2017
The Home Depot is very flexible for part timers (many of which are in school). They have many options to move up on their corporate ladder and have many benefits.
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It is an always changing environment and keeps you busy
SEASONAL ASSOCIATE (Current Employee) –  Lethbridge, AB21 November 2017
It is Really task and customer service based work. Customers come first and then depending on the time of year your tasks may change from Packing up the last seasons products and merchandising the current seasons products. There is always something to do wether it be replenishing stock or simply cleaning up the department and if you have completed things in your own department there is always someone else to assist.
Pros
Benefits are great for a retail job and the company does look after employees
Cons
No consistency to schedule and it is not often you get two days off together without request
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ware house
Freight Associate (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB21 November 2017
working in the warehouse is fun and the staff are great to work with. There are so many pallets coming in, duties to fulfill and responsabilities. This is good if you want to have a fast paced job.
Pros
lot of hours
Cons
always on your feet, dusty
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good
Sales Assistant (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB16 November 2017
it was a good company and it paid the bills, i had to work outside and do alot of heavy lifting and job site clean up , i had to help put together cranes and help direct them
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good place to work
Sales Associate and Cashier (Former Employee) –  Lethbridge, AB15 November 2017
fun environment with friendly staff members. lots of chances for advances. able to work around school hours. decent management that listens to their associates.
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Home Depot Is excellent in customer service
Electrical, Plumbing and Heating Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB15 November 2017
Home Depot Is excellent in customer service, material of all kind that has to do with home improvement are available and sound advice. Also available is all major brands of home appliances, all brands of power and hand tools. Also available is customer in-home installations of heating and cooling systems, hot water heaters, windows and doors and overhead garage doors.
Pros
flexible scheduling
Cons
most employees are part-timer and short work hours
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its ok
RETAIL SALES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB15 November 2017
The problem with home depot is that it's somewhat mindless there training every month some time weekly. in some sense, you get an idea that the management are not the most fabulous people
Pros
long lunch
Cons
atmosphere
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Customer Service is key.
Cashier / Head Cashier (Former Employee) –  Prince George, BC15 November 2017
Always learning new things, because of the wide variety of customers we dealt with on a daily basis. Management was very supportive of all the associates. As we were typically the last people that customers dealt with before leaving the store, our goal was to always make sure they were smiling as they walked out the door.
The hardest part of the job, was not getting enough work hours.
Pros
great co-workers, and so much to learn
Cons
not enough hours
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fun place to work.
Cashier (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB14 November 2017
It was really good experience working there. lots of defriend work experience in one store. I was really lucky to be part of their team. They have a good management.
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the work culture is great
CASHIER (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON14 November 2017
great work culture - many courses offered - sound management team - on-job training - celebrations by department - team builds - community events - fundraisers
Pros
numerable celebrations by management
Cons
fluctuating hours
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Other employees were the only good part of working here
Merchandiser (Former Employee) –  Belleville, ON14 November 2017
Management socks. Can't actually say they even know what their job really is. Hours are off the wall. Part time pay but full time hours. Useless getting trained on things you know nothing about you are to already know. Some management is good but a few don't have a backbone. REALLY PLAY FAVORITES. Be careful they will definitely use you. 2 1/2 months in and you will get let go and they won't even give a reason. Saw many get axed just because.
Pros
Social
Cons
Everything
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