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The Home Depot to conduct Career Workshop for Military in Clarksville area


Event in Clarksville part of Nationwide program “Mission: Transition”
Workshop to include Job Search Strategies, Resume Optimization and Interview Tips

The Home DepotClarksville, TN – In an effort to assist the Clarksville military community as they transition into the civilian workforce, The Home Depot store in Clarksville Tennessee will host a Civilian Career Workshop on Saturday, October 27th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.

The Home Deport, which employs more then 35,000 veterans and active duty military, recognizes the strong skills the military community has to offer – as well as the challenges that many service men and women face in marketing these abilities to the civilian workforce.

The Home Depot Military Commitment

The Home Depot Military Commitment

The company’s human Resources professionals, in collaboration with veteran associates, will conduct half-day sessions focused on job search strategies, resume optimization and interview tips that are applicable to a search in most any industry or with most any employer. The workshops are open to any member of the military or veteran transitioning to any civilian career.

The Civilian Career Workshops are part of a larger initiative, dubbed “Mission: Transition”, aimed at arming U.S. Service men and Women with the knowledge and resources they need to successfully transition into the civilian workforce.

The Home Depot will host more than 100 Civilian Career Workshops across the country on Saturday, October 27th.

Attendees must register online in advance of the workshops at

Spokespeople available for interviews during the event include

  • The Home Depot Human Resources team members
  • The Home Depot Associates with a military background
  • Civilian Career Workshop attendees

Fast Facts

  • There are currently more than 720,000 unemployed military veterans in the United States
  • The Home Depot employs more than 35,000 active duty military personnel and veterans
  • Last year alone, The Home Depot hired more than 9,000 veterans

The Career Workshop for the Military will be held Saturday, October 27th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at The Home Depot located at 2630 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard, Clarksville TN.

About The Home Depot

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.




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