Atlanta, Georgia, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire / – Home Depot, America's leading home improvement store, is now hiring 80,000 Associates in preparation for the busiest year of its twenty-year history. Jobseekers can apply at any time throughout the year, but most job openings are posted in early spring. In early June, jobseekers should begin submitting resume and cover letter samples to include on their applications.
Home Depot associates are expected to be knowledgeable about all home improvement products, tools, and equipment. The store offers many job opportunities in several departments. In addition to selling tools, Home Depot offers a variety of services such as painting, carpet cleaning, flooring, electrical repairs, and installation of refrigerators and washing machines. Most stores are open for the entire business day, including weekends.
Home Depot associates may work at home or in their local stores. Many of the store's associates work in “showrooms,” which offer shoppers the ability to walk through each product and feel the quality of each tool, in person. Jobseekers are encouraged to wear comfortable work clothes and a business-style hat.
Home Depot associates must be self-motivated and willing to put in long hours of hard work. The company's policies are not lax about overtime, but associates must have a good attitude and be willing to take on extra hours. They must also be willing to accept the store schedule and work in a fast-paced environment.
Associates will receive a minimum wage, health benefits, vacation, and a retirement plan. If they are eligible for a position, they may earn additional bonuses, paid time off, or stock options. The company offers many job opportunities for entry-level associates.
The Home Depot Associates program is managed by Career Services. If you're interested in applying, please visit Career Services at Home Depot. Home depot associates are required to complete a detailed application that includes a resume and cover letter, a list of references, and current photo identification (driver's license, passport, birth certificate, etc. ).
Home Depot Associates are also expected to pass a comprehensive background check. This check will include criminal history, credit history, and financial information. The home depot associates program requires applicants to show they meet the basic requirements for the positions they wish to apply for. The program does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or age.
Home . . . . . . Depot associates are also encouraged to participate in Home Depot Workshops. The program is designed to provide associates with a chance to meet one-on-one with a Home Depot salesperson and become an expert in the tools and equipment they sell, the tools they use, and how they use them.
Home Depot associates are required to complete the program within three years of completing high school. They must complete the program and be employed by the company to continue receiving benefits after graduation. The program is administered by Career Services at Home Depot. If you are interested in learning more, visit Home Depot Associates or call the program hotline at 708-331-9000.