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semour butts in Florida

81 months ago

Well, we turned the HR elimination into talks about ASM elimination.

I'm a key carrier in a 35mil box, we lost our HR and now the possibility of this. I've read of dept heads having a meeting already with their store managers and so on.

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tk8020 in Hollywood, Florida

81 months ago

semour butts in Florida said: Well, we turned the HR elimination into talks about ASM elimination.

I'm a key carrier in a 35mil box, we lost our HR and now the possibility of this. I've read of dept heads having a meeting already with their store managers and so on.

I am in South Florida and i am hearing that all ASM's are going to be re-interviewd and most will be gone..
i hope not, so many good people will be joining the HR's

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bennies in Mc Henry, Mississippi

80 months ago

This is the scoop as I understand it. There is an MET team and I'm not sure if it's everywhere just yet, but the head of the MET team for the district is supposed to become the ASM for the whole district...I thought there would be one ASM for every store...does not make sense...
about departmentheads...well department heads have about zero future as well...MET team is putting a department head over the whole district in these stores, one for 25, 26, 28, and 30. So IMS or the new IMA's and the department head positions will be brought in by the MET director or whatever.

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semour butts in Florida

80 months ago

That makes no sense what so ever.

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jthorn9 in Pearl River, Louisiana

80 months ago

I work in the gulf region just outside of New Orleans, and I have yet to hear anything about eliminating ASMs. The HRs are gone, and a lot of ASMs have been moved to stores that need more ASM hours, however nobody has been eliminated or has had talks of elimination. I think it's a good idea to cut back ASMs in stores, depending on store output, I believe that their should be no less than 2 ASMs for a low output store, and no more than 5 for a very high output store. There are some local stores that have up to 7 ASMs, this is money that could be used to put more associates and specialist on the floor. No offense to ASMs, but there are very few that I've known that actually come out of hiding from the back offices and step foot onto the floor. I'd have to say that the ASMs at my store are all great, and all three of them pitch in to help, including our manager, however, I've been to other stores where there is almost no sign of managment above Dept Head until a customer care issue breaks, and usually the MODs, not ASMs, get assigned to handle these issues.

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shaky in Barrigada, Guam

80 months ago

Does anyone else have ASM's who work seven (7) days a week? I'm not sure I even want to step into the shoes of my ASM's. The previous store manager drank like a fish, partied like a rock star, caroused all the local and phillipine bars, and spent little to no time on the floor with ASM's let alone associates. Good riddance!

We got a new store manager of which we're grateful but why he's pushing and punishing the ASM's by working them 7 days a week is crazy! I heard that it's because of they way the district manager is. The ASM's look tired and have even lost it with some associates. The dh for electrical quit, his dh for garden gets little to no help either. Is any of that legal?

No thanks I say, I'm moving to another store stateside if this isn't normal and before i even look at promotion in store.

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bennies in Washington, District of Columbia

80 months ago

No. I don't think that's normal...7 days a week. However they are primarily salaried managers, so they pretty much can be called at any time.
It is crappy and possibly unnecessary. Probably need more people on the floor than anything honestly...its what I notice in the stores in the area.
2 maybe 3 managers per day...making sure floor is okay, people are in departments, checking out the front end, recieving and the money's alright...if you have key carrying dept. heads it makes the load much lighter...but it also can make those dept. heads much harder at times.

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Beat up in CO in Colorado

80 months ago

In 7 years with HD I have only heard of 6 day a weekers during inventory or big promos (Memorial Day) or if the store manager can't plan short staffing. Haven't seen it happen in the past few years though

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Anon4321 in never heard of it, Pennsylvania

75 months ago

I was a new Hire when the MET team started, and It didn't take me long to realize that there is something fundamentally wrong with the way things are handled at this place. It seems that everybody has zero accountability and that things just happen and nobody knows who is responsible. The level of corruption is out of control and I can't blame home depot for looking to go in a new direction.

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Bunker_Charles in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania

74 months ago

tk8020 in Hollywood, Florida said: I am in South Florida and i am hearing that all ASM's are going to be re-interviewd and most will be gone..
i hope not, so many good people will be joining the HR's

Do you have an update on this?

Earlier today there was a story posted on www.OrangeApron.org
but it wasn't up long. It said this was all a rumour and not to be believed. Someone from Home Depot twitter made that comment.

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