The Home Depot

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About the Company

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer. At the end of the second quarter, the Company operated a total of 2,298 Home Depot retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2020, The Home Depot had sales of $132.1 billion and earnings of $12.9 billion. The Company employs approximately 500,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

Certifications

The Home Depot has received the following certifications.

Top 100 2021
TOP 100
2021
Company Headquarters

Headquarters location:

2455 Paces Ferry Road Atlanta, GA

Company Headquarters

Industry:

Retail


Company Headquarters

Company CEO's name:

Craig Menear

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Number of employees:

10000 +

Life in our company

See What It Is Like to Work Here

Why The Home Depot IS A MOST LOVED WORKPLACE®

Systemic Collaboration

EMPLOYEES COLLABORATE THROUGHOUT OUR COMPANY BY …

We navigated the challenges of 2020 by aligning our decisions and actions to two of our most important values: doing the right thing and taking care of each other. We adjusted our business to promote safe shopping and working environments.

Positive Vision of the Future

EMPLOYEES AT OUR COMPANY HAVE A POSITIVE VISION FOR THE FUTURE BECAUSE …

We grew the business by over $21 billion in fiscal 2020. This was enabled by investments we have made in the business, which provided us the agility and flexibility to execute in the dynamic operating environment, as well as the team’s solid execution and cross-functional alignment.

Company Respect

WE SHOW RESPECT AND ENSURE THAT ALL VOICES ARE HEARD AND IDEAS ARE VALUED THROUGHOUT THE COMPANY BY …

Respect for all people has always been one of our core values. In 2020, we enhanced our efforts with a focus on equity and renamed our program Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In 2020, over 35% of our hires were women and nearly 53% were ethnically and racially diverse.

Company Support / Killer Outcomes

WE SUPPORT OUR EMPLOYEES IN ACHIEVING THEIR PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL GOALS BY …

Nearly 90% of our store leaders started as hourly associates. We offer on-the-job training and development that help associates master their current roles and prepare for future positions. Our benefits and culture help support associates personally through programs like tuition assistance.

Alignment of Values

OUR COMPANY’S VALUES ARE ALIGNED WITH OUR EMPLOYEES BECAUSE …

When our founders opened the first Home Depot store, they did so with a well-defined culture. More than 40 years later, our eight core values and our commitment to put associates and customers first are still the lens through which we view every decision.

Company Practices / Love

PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES WE GIVE TO OUR EMPLOYEES THAT CREATE A LOVED WORKPLACE ARE …

In fiscal 2020, associates received record Success Sharing payments, our profit-sharing program for hourly associates. We also offered benefits like free unlimited emotional and mental health counseling, free medical advice, and extended dependent care benefits.

CEO Strengths

OUR CEO SERVES AS A MODEL OF OUR COMPANY VALUES BY …

leading with our company values and culture throughout the pandemic and an unpredictable operating environment. He used the values to provide the lens through which we evaluated our decisions, and anchoring to them in a time of crisis was critical to our success.

Benefits

EXAMPLES OF UNIQUE BENEFITS, BONUS, OR COMPENSATION WE PROVIDE ARE …

In fiscal 2020, associates received record Success Sharing payments, our profit-sharing program for hourly associates. We also offered benefits like free unlimited emotional and mental health counseling, free medical advice, and extended dependent care benefits.