Pros: my favorite part of working for home depot was establishing relationships with customers, finding special order products needed for specialty projects, developing relationships with vendors, expediting
Cons: the physical work area inside home depot is hard on the body; standing for hours on concrete floors, poor air quality and constant back ground noise.
With micro management and strict sales guidelines, I met with new and existing customers each day. Each customer had different needs and expectations. I was able to tailor my customer service skills to help each customer secure the materials needed for their individual projects.
Starting in the Kitchen Design department and then moving into Pro Sales – more... I learned to design kitchens and bathroom using 20/20 software for homeowners and contractors, I became familiar with materials needed for replacing a roof to building a garage or deck.
The hardest part of working in a big box retail store was the work schedule, especially working weekends and holidays. – less