Industry: Home Improvement/Consumer Electronics
Headquarters: Cobb County, Ga.
CEO: Frank Blake
Founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus, Arthur Blank, Ron Brill and Pat Farrah, Home Depot successfully established itself with its chain of retail hardware superstores. Known for their high ceilings and... Read More »
I arrived at the Home Depot in Salinas, Calif. 10 minutes prior to my interview appointment time and checked in at the Return Counter as I had been instructed. I was a bit nervous, of course -- I hadn't interviewed for a job in over 30 years.
A former self-employed general contractor in my first year of... Read More »
What's it like to work in the garden department of a large home-improvement store?
The hours are long and the schedule is irregular; the environment is loud, dirty and physically demanding. Employees are expected to greet every shopper within range, provide knowledgeable customer service, keep merchandise... Read More »