Home Depot employees share 10 insider facts many shoppers don't know
- Home Depot store associates know all about how the home improvement retailer operates.
- Home Depot currently employees over 400,000 associates at 2,284 stores in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
- Associates have taken to the web to share more about the employee experience and opportunities for savings at the chain.
A Home Depot associate who's worked at the store for almost a year told Business Insider that their best advice for shoppers was to check to see that you really need what you're buying.
"Measure, count, and be realistic of what your needs are," the associate told Business Insider. "Ask an associate if you need to. We are there to help, and have backgrounds in many fields."According to the company's website, Home Depot currently employees over 400,000 associates at 2,284 stores in North America.
Here are other tips and insights from Home Depot associates: