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The Home Depot

Bookkeeper

September 2018 • Bakersfield, CA

What I liked

Gaining experience for future reference, Love how time goes by fast. I love my managers and coworkers. I love the trust they have in me

What I wish was different

I wished they paid more. Its to much responsibility to be paid minimum wage.

Advice

You have to be prepared for a lot of learning, be organized, on time , accurate etc
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Receiving

May - September 2019 • King of Prussia, PA

What I liked

Good leadership, sense of acceptance, respect

What I wish was different

Advice

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Cashier

June - August 2019 • North Hampton, NH

What I liked

It was a laid back experience overall, and there were some great people I worked with. They were both helpful and friendly overall.

What I wish was different

Nothing in particular. I didn’t have any major issues.

Advice

Sometimes retail environments can be very stressful, but helping out customers and meeting new people can make it more than worth it.
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Sales Associate

May - August 2019 • Chandler, AZ

What I liked

Great coworkers and management. They gave me a temporary full-time position for the summer because they knew I was in college and wanted to help me as much as possible

What I wish was different

I would often find myself alone in my department when we would really need at least two associates. This caused a lot of unnecessary stress, but it's manageable after a couple of months of experience.

Advice

Be expected to work hard and have customers from all walks of life and in very different moods. If you're good with customers and always giving good service, this job will be a great experience.
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Freight worker

June - August 2018 • San Jose, CA

What I liked

The flexible hours, the benefits and the fast paced work environment.

What I wish was different

Some of the upper management team, they did not attempt to find more efficient ways to go about doing things

Advice

Always ask questions in any new work environment, they cannot get mad for clarification but they can get mad if you don’t do it right.
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Sales associate

May 2019 • Kentwood, MI

What I liked

I liked working with people that had many different experiences. There were people who knew a lot about plumbing, electrical, garden, hardware, etc. many of these people are older and we’re great to talk to about their experiences.

What I wish was different

I wish I had utilized their employee benefits more when I first started.

Advice

Try to do something that you have no prior knowledge about or surround yourself with people that are more knowledgeable about something than you are.
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Flooring

June 2019 • Greensburg, PA

What I liked

The fellow associates were easy to get along with, and cared about their job.

What I wish was different

More hours

Advice

Make sure that you take care of the customer. The job is only worth it, if you make the customers happy.
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Software Engineer

May 2019 • Atlanta, GA

What I liked

Challenging and the people were helpful and great.

What I wish was different

Nothing really

Advice

Be patient and take it day by day
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Plumbing Associate

February 2018 - August 2019 • Sterling, VA

What I liked

What I wish was different

Advice

There are lots of small fittings and pieces to get to know, and customers will ask you questions you may not be able to answer at first, so be sure to utilize the knowlege of your coworkers when you're not alone!
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Retail Salesperson

November 2017 • Providence, RI

What I liked

the money, the friendly associates

What I wish was different

the demand is a lot and you feel underpaid

Advice

work hard but remember you have a life outside of work
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Cashier

June - August 2019 • Homer Glen, IL

What I liked

I liked working outside with the plants

What I wish was different

I wish I was able to do more with my time and not be limited to standing by the register

Advice

Be overly nice when talking to unhappy customers
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Sales associate

February 2019 • Simi Valley, CA

What I liked

The friendly environment and having to rely on coworkers, creating strong teamwork and connections.

What I wish was different

New managers began to micromanage which made it easy to resent tasks you were working on.

Advice

Don’t be afraid to ask questions or admit you don’t know something. It’s a learning process and you will learn something new everyday.
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Pro Desk Associate

February 2018 • Greeley, CO

What I liked

It was close and convenient

What I wish was different

I wish they paid more

Advice

Save your money in the summer so you don’t have to work as much during the semester
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Sales Associate

April 2019 • Mankato, MN

What I liked

Getting to work with customers to help them find what they need

What I wish was different

Advice

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Freight associate

May 2019 • Bowling Green, OH

What I liked

The environment is fun, the people you work with are fun

What I wish was different

Truck schedule

Advice

Never ever think that you can't get a job. It took me 2 weeks after leaving FedEx for this job.
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Operations Intern

May - August 2019 • Smyrna, GA

What I liked

I had exposure to the executive leadership team. I had visibility with the project that I worked on that will be implemented in stores soon. One of the best experiences out there. They paid for my housing and made sure that they help us network and learn where our interest were. My mentor Ali Jameson was the best thing to come out of the experience, honestly. Because of here I received a job offer.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Cashier Supervisor

February 2019 • Roswell, GA

What I liked

flexible schedule

What I wish was different

A higher wage

Advice

stability in work schedule
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Cashier

May - August 2019 • Waterloo, IA

What I liked

I enjoyed my coworkers and interacting with people on a daily basis.

What I wish was different

I think I could have had more interactive training to understand things better going into the job.

Advice

Be open to all different types of people and enjoy your time getting to know your coworkers.
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Sales associate

May - August 2019 • Lake Zurich, IL

What I liked

Great work environment

What I wish was different

More hours

Advice

Make yourself as useful as you can, get licenses to drive all machines you can, get trained in multiple areas early on
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Cashier

April 2018 • Thornton, CO

What I liked

It is a very friendly, and flexible work environment

What I wish was different

It was a very monotonous job, doing the same thing over and over.

Advice

Go in with an optimistic attitude, and it becomes a much more rewarding job.
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