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Technology Director Shares Her Top 5 Career Tips

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Felicia Rives started with The Home Depot in 1996 after graduating from Georgia Tech with a degree in computer science. Over the next 25 years, she worked her way up in the technology department, tackling new roles and responsibilities as they arose.

Currently a technology director, Felicia is passionate about empowering others to be their best and being the type of leader she had early in her Home Depot career.

Here are five tips from Felicia that career professionals, including those in the technology space, can take advantage of:

Store Transfer Program Helps California Military Spouse Move Jobs to Maryland

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Jessica Murchison is many things: U.S. Navy veteran, military spouse and mother. She’s also a Home Depot associate who began as a part-time cashier four years ago in Poway, California. Today, she works at our store in South Annapolis, Maryland, as the night replenishment manager.

Giving Tuesday Celebration: Six Nonprofits Surprised With $30,000 Grants

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In celebration of Giving Tuesday, The Home Depot Foundation is surprising six nonprofit organizations with $30,000 of unrestricted funds totaling $180,000.   

As part of the national Operation Surprise campaign, the Foundation’s grants team hosted virtual calls to surprise the following nonprofit partners with the news:

Army Veteran and Home Depot Associate Says Values-Based Culture is Key

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Richard Cranford is an Army veteran who served our nation for 24 years. Today, he’s a contact center manager at The Home Depot’s Human Resource Service Center.

Richard was raised in an Air Force family. Born in Taiwan, his childhood was spent traveling overseas where he lived in Europe from ages three to 17. Military communities in the Netherlands, Greece, Belgium and Germany gave him unique insight into different cultures. “We were able to grow up immersed in the diverse and inclusive communities that form in the U.S. military.”

Connect and Explore: Home Depot's Virtual Corporate Career Day Event

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To celebrate National Career Development Month, The Home Depot is hosting the first-ever Corporate Career Day. This virtual event takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST and is open to external jobseekers of all levels and career interests.

Participants will learn what it’s like to work at The Home Depot, hear from leaders and learn about corporate career opportunities. Participants will join leader discussions on topics like retail technology and coding, creating an interconnected customer experience, product, company culture and more.

22-Year Air Force Veteran Talks Travel, Military Service and Teamwork

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In the 22 years Aminah Meho served in the United States Air Force, she spent most of her time overseas. “I traveled to 52 countries,” she shares. “I joined because I believe in service to others, and – there is no irony in this – I wanted to travel.”

Operation Surprise 2021: Ready to Roll

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Veterans Day marks the return of The Home Depot Foundation’s annual Operation Surprise campaign, which aims to provide life-changing moments of surprise and support for veterans and communities in need.

Team Depot, The Home Depot’s associate volunteer force, will partner with hundreds of local nonprofits in their communities to bring moments of surprise to those in need throughout the season. Volunteerism efforts will reflect all CDC and government safety guidelines, and the service campaign will run from Veterans Day through the end of the year.

The Home Depot Foundation Surpasses $400 Million in Support of Veterans

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ATLANTA, November 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Home Depot Foundation has surpassed $400 million invested in support of U.S. military veterans since 2011, when it first announced a formal commitment to veteran causes. This pledge has since grown to $500 million by the year 2025, primarily focusing on veteran housing initiatives.

Former Marine Sergeant and Current VP Talks 30-year Home Depot Career

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Following in the footsteps of many family members, including his father who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, Pete Capel joined the Marine Corps in 1983. He served seven years maintaining and repairing radar systems, promoting to the rank of sergeant. Pete was proud to be awarded the Navy Achievement Medal twice, an award that recognizes outstanding achievement or meritorious service and is recognized across all military branches.

The Power of Partnership: Supporting Communities in Need

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The unhoused and marginally housed community in Atlanta has been impacted by COVID-19 in unimaginable ways.

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