Harbor Freight Tools Overview

  • www.hfjobs.com
  • Calabasas, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1977
  • Company - Private
  • Home Centres & DIY/Hardware Shops
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

In 1977, when Harbor Freight Tools was started as a small family-owned business, we made a commitment to provide working people with great quality tools at the lowest prices. And for over 40 years, Harbor Freight Tools has done just that. From hand tools and generators, to air ...
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Company Updates

March 11, 2021
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We value people above all else. We value who you are, what you've experienced, and how you see the world. We believe our differences make us stronger. The best way we demonstrate this belief is through our people initiatives to make Harbor Freight the best place to work in retail. Creating a strong workplace culture starts with our people. We're proud to be a DiversityJobs Top Employer, as well as Forbes' #1 Top Employer for Veterans for 2020 and one of America's Best Large Employers for 2021!
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October 22, 2020
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The fall season is one that brings change and growth every year. 🍂 We're proud to announce that we’ve surpassed over 1 million total applications! And with our new Distribution Center opening in #Joliet, IL, we look forward to growing our #HarborFreightHappy team even more. Learn more about our dedication to growth and Continuous Improvement and submit your own application today! 🍁

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Harbor Freight Tools Reviews

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"Amazing people"

Sep 25, 2020 - Project Manager
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The people at corporate are all talented and caring individuals that work hard to foster a culture of inclusiveness internally, and are dedicated to supporting our customers and communities


There is always more work that can be done.

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Listen to the feedback from associates and take direct actions - then share what changes are made and the outcome. Continue to share information that directly impacts the day-to-day lives of our
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Diversity & Inclusion at Harbor Freight Tools

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our Culture Council

As part of ensuring an inclusive work environment, Harbor Freight has a Culture Council of associates from across the organization and from various levels, all whom have a passion for people and are committed to making Harbor Freight the best place to w

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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Harbor Freight Tools Interviews

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    Product Support Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Camarillo, CA
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    I applied through a staffing agency. I interviewed at Harbor Freight Tools (Camarillo, CA) in Oct 2020


    I was scheduled via email and interviewed via Zoom. The interview itself was about 15 minutes long and consisted of questions regarding my previous experience, as well as a breakdown of the required skills for the position.

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Harbor Freight Tools Awards & Accolades

  • Diversity Jobs Top EmployerDiversity Jobs2021
  • America's Best Large EmployersForbes2021
  • Best Employer for VetsForbes2020
  • Diversity Jobs Top EmployerDiversity Jobs2020
  • LAUSD Adult Schools RecognitionLos Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD)2013

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Harbor Freight Tools FAQ

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What are perks and other benefits like at Harbor Freight Tools?

...The benefits are slightly better than ‘okay’ but other companies profiting in the same margins offer better benefit packages....

October 26, 2020

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