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Joining The Home Depot - Employee Onboarding

Employee Sentiment

The prevailing opinion from employees about joining The Home Depot is that the company was very prepared on their first day. The Home Depot employees concluded that their overall onboarding experience was positive. 72% said their direct manager was helpful with their acclimation during the first 90 days. First impressions are important, and how prepared a company is on your first day leaves a lasting impression.

Did you have a positive onboarding experience when you were hired at your current company?
Very Prepared
34%
Prepared
31%
Somewhat Prepared
23%
Unprepared
6%
Very Unprepared
6%
How prepared was your company on your first day of onboarding?
Was your direct manager helpful with your onboarding during your first 90 days?
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Meet Your Managers

Your direct manager highly affects your experience at a company; overall managers at The Home Depot are rated a B+. At The Home Depot most employees said they received feedback every week or once a month. 70% of employees also said they felt comfortable giving their managers feedback. Learn More about your managers at The Home Depot.

Every week
36%
Once a month
20%
Once a quarter
19%
Once a year
9%
Never
16%
How often do you get valuable feedback on how to improve at work?
Does your boss expect you to work when you're on vacation?
Do you feel comfortable giving your boss negative feedback?
2

Negotiate Salary

If you think you and your skill set should be valued higher than your offer, negotiate your salary! 33% of men and 21% of women at The Home Depot said they negotiated their salaries. On average, The Home Depot employees earn $113,882. The Home Depot ranks in the Top 35% for compensation in Atlanta. Learn More about Salaries at The Home Depot.

Average Salaries at The Home Depot by Department
$155k*
Engineering
$187k*
Product
$112k*
Design
$130k*
Marketing
$104k*
Operations
$55k
Admin
$117k*
Business Dev
$92k*
Finance
$230k*
Communications
$133k*
Customer Support
$128k*
HR
$63k*
IT
$143k*
Legal
$176k*
Sales

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

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Get Acclimated

Now that you’ve joined The Home Depot, get acclimated. Is lunch a social time or do people sit at their desks? At The Home Depot the most common answer selected by employees is a 30 minutes break. Understand your coworkers and why they’ve chosen to stay at The Home Depot, many employees say it’s because of the comfort & familiarity.

Company Mission
7%
Comp & Benefits
27%
Co-Workers
14%
Comfort & Familiarity
38%
Career Advancement Opportunities
14%
What's the main reason you stay at your current company?
>1 hour
19%
1 hour
22%
45 minutes
3%
30 minutes
42%
I eat at my desk
14%
How long do you take for lunch breaks?
Multiple times a week
12%
Once a week
14%
Once a month
24%
Once a quarter
14%
Never
36%
How often do you socialize with team members outside of work?
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Professional Development

The Home Depot ranks in the Top 35% of companies for professional development in Atlanta. 63% of employees feel as though The Home Depot is beneficial to their continuous career growth, and 39% said they had a mentor at the office. Learn More about Professional Development at The Home Depot.

Do you have a mentor at work?
Does your current company provide you meaningful opportunities for career advancement?
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