The Home Depot Launches Career Assistance Program for Military and Veterans
Workshop locations and registration details are available on The Home Depot’s careers website at www.careers.homedepot.com/military. Space is limited, but workshops are open to any member of the military or veteran transitioning to a civilian career.
Online Military Skills Translator: The Home Depot’s new skills translator is designed to help translate and match an applicant’s unique military skills with positions that might offer the best fit. It too is located at www.careers.homedepot.com/military.
With service at the center of its core values, The Home Depot is committed to making a real, meaningful difference for the military community. The Home Depot currently employs more than 35,000 veterans and service members, 1,500 of which are deployed for active duty at any given time. Additionally, The Home Depot Foundation has committed a total of $80 million to support veterans’ housing initiatives.
The Home Depot is the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,250 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2011, The Home Depot had sales of $70.4 billion and earnings of $3.9 billion. The Company employs more than 300,000 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.