The Home Depot is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States, supplying tools, construction products, and services. The company is headquartered in unincorporated Cobb County, Georgia. They sell things for people to improve their homes and build things. It has over 2,000 stores.
Customer Service Associates: provide fast, friendly service to customers by answering questions and helping with home improvement plans.
Store Support: assist customers by loading their vehicles and maintaining a pleasant and clean store entrance.
Freight Associates: typically work overnight stocking merchandise and organizing the sales floor to create a pleasant and safe shopping environment.
Cashiers: provide quick and accurate checkout service to customers at registers.
Store Managers: manage and develop people, managing financials and succeeding in a retail environment. Store Managers lead a team of Assistant Store Managers, Department Supervisors and over 150 associates.
Assistant Store Managers: manage people, inventory, sales and profit. Assistant Store Managers work in Merchandising, Specialty Sales, Operations or Night Operations.
“With a career at The Home Depot you become part of a team that’s been recognized nationally with environmental awards, business strength, and as a reputable company.”
The Home Depot’s Core Values:
Excellent Customer Service
Customers are The Home Depot’s business. They must go the extra mile to give their customers exceptional value, knowledgeable advice about merchandise and to help them use those products to their maximum benefit.
Taking Care of Our People
Associates are key to their success. They strive to create an environment where all associates feel they are respected, their contributions are valued and they have equal access to growth and development opportunities.
Building Strong Relationships
Trust, honesty and integrity are the foundations of strong relationships. They demonstrate these principles when they listen and respond to the needs of their customers, associates, communities and vendors.
Respect for All People
A work environment of mutual respect and inclusion is essential to the success of The Home Depot and its associates. Diversity is valued as a way to better serve their broad array of customers.
Their associates are encouraged to adopt and adapt good ideas from others, and initiate creative and innovative ways of serving their customers and improving the business.
Doing the Right Thing
They strive to understand the impact of their decisions. They accept responsibility for their actions. They do not tolerate dishonest or unethical behavior. They do the right thing.
An important part of The Home Depot is giving of their time, talent, energy and resources to their community and society. Corporate community involvement is coordinated through The Home Depot Foundation.
Creating Shareholder Value
The investors who provide the capital to allow their company to exist need and expect a return on their investment. By upholding their core values, they are using their investment wisely, which ensures that they operate a profitable company.