Did you know that The Home Depot
is the world’s largest home improvement retailer and a modern technology company? It’s true! Not only does The Home Depot operate at incredible scale with over 400,000 associates, but the company is committed to helping you define your own career path while elevating opportunities for all associates to thrive.
The Home Depot is on a mission to provide world-class customer and enterprise experiences. The experts in technology are powering this mission, blazing a trail in retail shopping innovation and the interconnected experience between online and in stores. Teams use agile methodologies, paired-programming, balanced teams, and full-stack engineering to support over 2,200 stores, millions of customers, and hundreds of thousands of associates.
We can share details all day on why you should apply for a technology career at The Home Depot, but why not hear directly from associates? Below are four reasons why women love working at The Home Depot, pulled from anonymous Fairygodboss reviews.
1. The culture is built on support and progression.
One FGB’er called out the trailblazing culture at The Home Depot, sharing that it’s a “diverse company for females in software engineering.” Another user highlighted the noticeable inclusivity and gender diversity at the company: “Very good company for women and extremely inclusive of people who are LGBTQ-identified.” Interested in learning more about diversity and inclusion at The Home Depot? Check out their responsibility report here
2. You’re encouraged to make an impact.
The Home Depot provides numerous resources and growth opportunities for employees, encouraging them to leave their mark on the company. Take it from this FGB’er who rated the company five wings for overall job satisfaction: "At a company known for hammers and nails, there is definitely a place for women to leave an imprint. We have female leaders that are constantly inspiring associates at The Home Depot. As a woman, you have a voice at the company and you're encouraged to share ideas and collaborate with others every day."
3. The career opportunities are endless.
The retail-tech company offers opportunities for women versed in everything from software engineering and product management to online merchandising, data science, and cybersecurity — you name it. But most impressive of all is the company’s mission to continue to hire women in all roles throughout the company.
This anonymous FGB'ers experience as a woman at The Home Depot is proof: "It is a very positive environment. They truly live their values and care for their employees. There are many opportunities to grow careers."
4. There are plenty of opportunities for advancement.
Whether you’re just starting your technology career or looking for a new opportunity, The Home Depot takes care of its people by providing the technology, training and engaging professional development opportunities needed to learn, grow and thrive. One security engineer (and former intern) of the company says "Their [sic] are so many avenues available and people to learn from! And you can really make an impact while maintaining a good work-life balance.”