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Lowe's Reviews

Updated 20 March 2019
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  • "I have to work in the work-life balance" (in 387 reviews)

  • "Very hard to get hired full time" (in 577 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (5)

    "Great Organization"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Area Human Resources Manager
    Former Employee - Area Human Resources Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lowe's full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's a great company.
    Great Benefits
    Great People
    Great work life balance
    Environment

    Cons

    Currently going through a lot of change and it could be confusing.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to communicate all information for all changes.


  2. "Overall, a great place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Deptford
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Deptford
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are all close and relatively helpful towards each other.

    Cons

    High-school drama gossip between co-workers/

    Advice to Management

    Be more pro-active!

  3. "Terrible company"

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    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Sydney
    Former Employee - Retail Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Lowe's part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    None really to be honest, perhaps easy interview process

    Cons

    Terrible culture, terrible management and no progression

    Lowe's Response

    11 Oct 2018 – Human Resources

    Thank you for leaving an honest review of Lowe's management. We are sorry to hear about your experience. If you would be interested in providing us with more information related to your concern... More


  4. "Recieving"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pottsville, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pottsville, PA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lowe's (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hard fast paced work, good pay

    Cons

    Long hard hours, point system

    Advice to Management

    None up the point system


  5. "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Current Employee - Sales Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity to move up if you work hard.

    Cons

    Not all employees are held accountable to work load.


  6. "Work life"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Salem, OR (US)
    Current Employee - Specialist in Salem, OR (US)

    I have been working at Lowe's full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly and welcoming employee's

    Cons

    Hours , cross training, lunch hour, theft, time clock

    Advice to Management

    Work on a more normalized schedule


  7. "Great place to wrk"

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    Former Employee - Cashier
    Former Employee - Cashier

    I worked at Lowe's part-time

    Pros

    Great job, great benefits, alot of room for growth

    Cons

    There was only one downside- my job was seasonal

    Advice to Management

    Good Work

  8. "Just a basic review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSA III - Flooring
    Current Employee - CSA III - Flooring
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    No real corporate overhead versus other places.
    Freedom to help get sales and such.

    Cons

    Attendance policy is lackluster given official limits and how it isn't tracked like Wal-Mart allowing for favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Enable more instances but track them better.


  9. "Flexible and Understanding"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Receiving Associate
    Current Employee - Receiving Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lowe's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours
    Paid training
    Pay more than minimum wage

    Cons

    No cons for me here


  10. "okay"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lowe's part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good paying part time job

    Cons

    no breaks. a lot of heavy lifting

    Advice to Management

    train more and keep an eye on older employees who take breaks often