Home Depot Career and Employment Information
Home Depot opened its first stores in Atlanta, Georgia in 1979. Since then, they have grown into the largest specialty home improvement retailer in the world, with stores in every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Mexico, and 10 Canadian Provinces.
There are over 2,200 Home Depot stores worldwide, employing 370,000 workers in positions ranging from drivers to sales associates and human resources to IT professionals.
Whatever your educational background, experience and interest, The Home Depot has a job for you.
Home Depot Careers
There are a variety of career opportunities at the Home Depot company. Their website offers information about careers in retail, distribution, merchandising, contact center and corporate, as well as opportunities for veterans and students.
Paid internships are available, and they offer an Assurance Advisory Management Program for interested and qualified candidates. Search for Home Depot employment information including job openings, application information, company locations, and how to apply online.
Home Depot Corporate Opportunities
Home Depot offers corporate career opportunities in many fields, including communications, finance, human resources, legal, marketing, merchandising, sales, social media, technology, and supply chain.
Home Depot Career Planning
The Home Depot encourages long term commitment from their employees in a number of ways. They reward performance, ideas and motivation. They have a strong interest in helping people build a career with the company, and organizing career paths in an easily navigable way.
You will find tools to help you decide what jobs will be a good fit, how to excel in the position, when it’s time to move up the ladder, and how to make the next step.
- Home Depot Career Planning
Home Depot Job Application
To apply for a job at Home Depot online, you will need to create a log-in and password to input your information. You will then fill in information to complete the job application, including your current address and contact information, availability, education, employment history (including addresses, phone numbers, supervisor names and titles, salary and dates of employment) and driver s license number.
In-person applications are also accepted at Home Depot stores.
Home Depot’s online employment application is available in Spanish. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Home Depot Company Benefits
Depending on your position and tenure with Home Depot, you may be eligible for benefits which can include: health care plans (medical, dental, and vision), financial protection (life insurance, critical illness protection, accidental death insurance, auto/home/veterinary pet insurance), financial (401k, employee stock, credit union, health savings account), paid time off, and work/life balance programs.
Home Depot Career Events
You’ll find representatives from The Home Depot stores, corporate offices, and supply chain organization at many career events throughout the year.
It can be very helpful to make personal contact with recruiters at these events. They will answer questions you may have about the company and the application process, and they may be able to refer you to contacts in the location and department that you are interested in. Bring a copy of your resume, dress appropriately, and mention any positions you have applied to online.