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Department Manager at United States Navy
in Monterey, CA

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"It was a great duty station."

What do you like about working at United States Navy?

"The people that I worked for and the area as well, Monterey, CA."

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

"If you are looking for a great duty station Monterey is the place. Long work hours but worth it."

What don't you like about working at United States Navy?

"Their were days that were very long due to it being a training school."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"That we need more staff personnel at the command per student."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at Home Depot
in Biloxi, MS

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Fast-paced, competitive environment that demands excellent customer service."

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I like the core values that create value for the associates and customers, such as excellent customer service."

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

"Customer service is number one priority in the company. You must project this in the interview process."

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

"I dislike the lack of upward mobility. It can take a while to find an opening."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Use positive reinforcement to motivate associates. They will be more willing to do their job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at Sears

What do you like about working at Sears?

"I liked the team I worked with, and the associates who worked for me."

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

"Dress to impress, and show how you can manage and lead a team in completing assignments."

What don't you like about working at Sears?

"I liked working for Sears, but it was hard for upper management to receive new ideas."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change your mindset, and adapt to new ways of doing things. Think outside of the box."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at Home Depot
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I liked the people whom I worked with day-to-day and whom I supervised."

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

"Be sure you get something from them also. They have no problem not working with you."

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

"Management doesn't respect you. Your hard work is not valued, and you put in a lot more than you get in return."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat the people who work for you with the same respect you feel that you deserve."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at The Data Co.
in Memphis, TN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"good ride for a while but glad it's over."

What do you like about working at The Data Co.?

"Nice building, free parking, good owner, friendly co-workers, and fun work."

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

"take what you hear with a grain of salt and watch your back."

What don't you like about working at The Data Co.?

"back stabbing sales reps. director of operations lies and vice president to flirty with the female staff."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Department Manager at Lowe's
in Tallahassee, FL

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"I have worked in the manufacturing environment for over 20 years and apply my skills daily working at Lowe's."

What do you like about working at Lowe's?

"Lowe's is an outstanding company to work for. With the exception of a retail work schedule, I would say it is one of the most stable companies I have worked at. I like the benefits, 401K and what the company matches. Lowe's stock is outstanding. The company assists its employees in the case of natural disasters."

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

"Dress for success. Know the company and the job to be performed."

What don't you like about working at Lowe's?

"The main thing I dislike working at Lowe's is working a retail work schedule."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The only thing I would suggest to senior management is to get out of the office and spend 1 month a year in a store."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Department Manager at Macsteel
in Cincinnati, OH

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"good place to work, sales gets everything even when the request is beyond-crazy"

What do you like about working at Macsteel?

"I was good at what I do, so the work was realtively simple"

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

"good place to work for, but layoffs took a bunch of good employees out of the building. Buyer beware."

What don't you like about working at Macsteel?

"inside sales forced same-day turn arounds for 15 sheets of steel, many times the order was for less!! No backing from upper management to control the qty of unnecessary changeovers"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"If you post a 3-day lead time to you customers, make them stick to it. They will ALWAYS say it's an emergency if they know you will do it on those conditions."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Department Manager at Home Depot

What do you like about working at Home Depot?

"I liked being good at the job, and fellow associates whom you develop friendships with."

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

"Just read the value wheel and give them all the BS. If you dance the dance, they will eat it up."

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

"The pay sucks and the customer wins over the employee at all cost. We are paid to accept rudeness and be crapped on all day, and then at the end, say it was just our job. Sorry, this is bad for the world; it's like giving a dog a treat when it craps on your floor."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Fire a lot of people, change management, and pay more."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Department Manager at The Gap
in Knoxville, TN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"It was a fantastic experience"

What do you like about working at The Gap?

"I loved managing people, work schedules, and being responsible for the stores goals."

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

"I suggest when interviewing that you be prepared to work your shift and be there on time."

What don't you like about working at The Gap?

"I didn't like the fact that we needed work within a budget to schedule people to work during peak times."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I had only one suggestion for management. I suggested that we work with our employees with a little more consideration for their schedules."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at H-E-B
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at H-E-B?

"Good Pay. Great benefits. Most employees are happy yo have their job and want to do a good job."

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

"Go into it knowing you will never have a set schedule and working most weekends, nights, and holidays. Not a bad job."

What don't you like about working at H-E-B?

"I hate the hours. Weekends. Nights. Holidays. I am sick of a different schedule every week."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The same as any other big company. They need to listen to the employees that are in the action and not make decision based on zero experience in the departments."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Department Manager at Albertsons
in Beaverton, OR

What do you like about working at Albertsons?

"It is a fast paced, constantly changing environment with challenges daily."

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

"It's a great company; they will treat you as well as you treat them, or better. Be honest always. Don't be afraid to venture new ideas."

What don't you like about working at Albertsons?

"The compensation package is not up to industry standards and needs updating."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't be afraid to try new and revolutionary ideas that could dramatically increase sales."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at New West Dental Ceramics
in Lake Havasu City, AZ

What do you like about working at New West Dental Ceramics?

"They taught me a wonderfu trade that I am grateful for. They gave me experience in technical and management skills."

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

"Itsa great stepping stone. Learn as much as you can and stay positive."

What don't you like about working at New West Dental Ceramics?

"The stardard of quality versus quality made it difficult for employees to grow."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keeping an open mind and support the people that work for them."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Department Manager at Macy's
in Aventura, FL

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Working in a commissioned environment."

What do you like about working at Macy's?

"Loved the store location, the merchandise, my hourly associates/coworkers, commissioned environment."

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

"Must be an outgoing sales professional, great customer service skills, very friendly and fast moving."

What don't you like about working at Macy's?

"Non supportive upper management, no store recognition in place for great performance."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to employees more often, welcome their feedback more often."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Department Manager at Walmart
in Corpus Christi, TX

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Overworked, understaffed and underpaid... uppermanagement was"

What do you like about working at Walmart?

"I liked that I quit after I was told I couldnt demote myself until another manager replaced me which could take months...in reality I was used until uppermanagement took their vacation"

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

"make sure you get something in writing because you might be a manager in one department but you will end up working in every dept but yours and still be responsible for deadlines and planograms in yours"

What don't you like about working at Walmart?

"Underpaid...company lied about bonuses and raises...uppermanagement was rude and did not respect their employees, CBLs and proper training were given to employees"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"employees should get paid according to education, not only experience. Christmas bonuses would be nice to show appreciation to employees. I had a masters degree and they started me at $9.35 per hour. An employee who sexually harassed women was moved up to assistant manager."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Department Manager at Menards
in Crestwood, IL

What do you like about working at Menards?

"It was okay but not a career job for a family."

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

"If you are looking for a job for now it's okay. But don't try to make a future with them, or you will waste a lot of your life."

What don't you like about working at Menards?

"Menards doesn't care how long you work for them. They will replace you like you meant nothing to the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Show the employees how much they mean to the company."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
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