Home Depot
3.8 (680)
Industry: Building Materials and Garden Equipment - HQ: Atlanta, GA
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Home Depot Sales Associate Reviews

While the average rating for Home Depot is 3.8 out of 5.0, Sales Associates at Home Depot give their company a 3.7, making them 3% less happy than every other employee at Home Depot and 3% happier than every other Sales Associate on CareerBliss - the happiest Sales Associates work for Skechers.

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62 Sales Associate Home Depot Reviews and Ratings


Sales Associate
Posted 4 months ago in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

"Working for Home Depot has increased my drive for above and beyond customer service as well as becoming a piece of the Home Depot family."

Rewards You Receive 4 People You Work With 5 Support You Get 4
Person You Work For 5 Work Setting 5 Way You Work 5
Growth Opportunities 3 Company Culture 5

Average Sales Associate Ratings in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $3
2014 $4
Sales Associate
Posted last year in Concord, CA

"Great company, wonderful training - in person and online."

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"Home Depot is a very well-organized and highly efficient national corporation."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you want long-term employment with a great company, show up on time and be eager to learn every day. You'll be successful."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"Honestly, I dislike the concrete floors and punching in with a time clock."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to set up an employee suggestion committee. There are many very bright employees with improvements to offer."

Person You Work For 5 Rewards You Receive 4 People You Work With 5
Company Culture 4 Support You Get 5 Way You Work 5
Work Setting 4 Growth Opportunities 5

Average Home Depot Attributes by Sales Associate

Company Culture
3.5
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.2
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
3.8
Work Setting
3.8
Sales Associate
Posted last year in Edwardsville, IL

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I like everything. This is a great place to work! Love it!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself!"

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"Nothing. I really think this company has a lot going right for them!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, management is usually in good spirits, and always upfront and in good workings with the employees."

Work Setting 5 Company Culture 5 Rewards You Receive 5
Growth Opportunities 5 People You Work With 5 Support You Get 5
Way You Work 5 Person You Work For 5

Common Words Used By Sales Associate To Describe Working at Home Depot

"great people"
26 Reviewers
"helping customers"
38 Reviewers
"meeting people"
29 Reviewers
Sales Associate
Posted last year in Pineville, NC

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I get to solve problems and see the appreciation on the customers faces when I do well."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure you talk to someone about advancement and bonuses."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"Cutting through the tape for the sake of common sense becomes a little nerve-racking."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"When you know you have found good employees, treat them like they are valued."

Work Setting 5 Growth Opportunities 5 Company Culture 4
Way You Work 4 Rewards You Receive 3 People You Work With 4
Support You Get 4 Person You Work For 4
Sales Associate
Posted last year in Niles, IL

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"While the tasks are simple, I always come home from work feeling like I did something valuable. Also, my experiences with customers are wonderful nine times out of ten. My managers respect me and I can talk to them."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"A genuine interest in people and solving problems their way more often than yours will take you far. This job also fits perfectionists, as you will spend a large portion of your time rearranging products and making sure all products are lined up on the shelf."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"Store meetings and pep talks are repetitive, and secret shoppers are supposedly grading us constantly on a myriad of SOPs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Communicate policy changes and strategy to the entry-level employees, especially those who directly concern them."

Growth Opportunities 5 Way You Work 5 Company Culture 5
Rewards You Receive 4 People You Work With 5 Person You Work For 3
Work Setting 5 Support You Get 3
Sales Associate
Posted last year in Saint Louis, MO

"I enjoyed my time with the company. The financial rewards were not adequate."

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I enjoyed working with the public, and designing and creating new additions to their homes."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"The pay was sub-par for my knowledge and abilities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"This company was well-run from a corporate view, and the people were very nice to work with."

People You Work With 4 Company Culture 4 Way You Work 4
Growth Opportunities 3 Person You Work For 4 Work Setting 4
Rewards You Receive 3 Support You Get 3
Sales Associate
Posted last year in Spartanburg, SC

"I found poor management unlike any other compaies I worked for."

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"Compared to Lowes and other companies, they were bush league."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure your manager has experience and works with you."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"I disliked the poor management, and that there was no plan. They did not live up to promises."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get better management. They fired 10 people per week. There is no direction."

Work Setting 3 Growth Opportunities 1 Person You Work For 1
Company Culture 2 Rewards You Receive 4 Way You Work 3
People You Work With 5 Support You Get 2
Sales Associate
Posted 2 years ago in Pittsfield, MA

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"It was fun working with people and helping them with their questions about painting."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to ask all questions that come to mind. This was a good company to work for."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"It was difficult working every weekend, but in time you get used to it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"When running specials in any department, please be sure you have enough staff scheduled to cover the customer needs."

People You Work With 5 Support You Get 3 Company Culture 3
Work Setting 3 Growth Opportunities 2 Person You Work For 3
Way You Work 5 Rewards You Receive 3
Sales Associate
Posted 2 years ago in Woodbury, MN

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I like working with people, learning new things, and teaching people what I know."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Pursue every possible advantage and benefits that you can get from Home Depot, because it is rare that they will tell you what they are and how to get them."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"The associates are becoming mistreated, so they tend to mistreat customers. Beatings will continue until morale improves."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would take care of those who work for me better because they, in turn, would treat customers better."

Company Culture 2 Growth Opportunities 1 Person You Work For 4
Work Setting 1 Support You Get 3 Rewards You Receive 4
Way You Work 1 People You Work With 3
Sales Associate
Posted 2 years ago in Bothell, WA

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"It was a secure job in a rough economy. The people working at this particular store were exceptional, bright, and fun to work with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Leave your personality at home, and every day is Groundhog Day."

What don't you like about working at Home Depot?

"The company was not an innovative, top-down culture. Employees were expected to be drones. There was no room for growth or innovation."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Prepare to have your lunch eaten by your competitors, because the retail world is changing and you are stuck in the past."

Growth Opportunities 2 Company Culture 2 People You Work With 5
Support You Get 2 Work Setting 2 Person You Work For 4
Rewards You Receive 2 Way You Work 4