Harbor Freight Tools Overview

  • www.hfjobs.com
  • Calabasas, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1977
  • Company - Private
  • Home Furniture & Housewares Stores
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

We're a 45 year-old, $6.5 billion national tool retailer with the energy, enthusiasm, and growth potential of a start-up. We have over 1,300 stores in 48 states across the country and are opening several new locations every week. We offer our customers more than 7,000 tools and ...
Mission: Great jobs | People first | We build careers

Company Updates

March 21, 2023
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Harbor Freight has been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™! 90% of our Associates surveyed said Harbor Freight is a great place to work, which is higher than the average U.S. company rate of 57%. Thanks to our Associates for the great work you do every day – this award is for you! 🛠 Check out our Great Place to Work® profile to learn more about our certification! https://bit.ly/3FFpX2p
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March 21, 2023
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It's not what that makes Harbor Freight great, it's who! Meet Hannah, a member of our Asset Recovery team in our Distribution Center, who was inspired to be a welder by her late uncle. Hannah is not only passionate about welding, but she also enjoys baking and cooking on the weekends. It's Associates like Hannah that make Harbor Freight a great place to work! https://lnkd.in/dGvVgx5V
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It's not what it's who | Harbor Freight Careers

Harbor Freight Tools Reviews

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"Best Large Employer for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion"

Dec 15, 2022 - Director, Human Resources in Remote
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Welcoming Environment where you can be your authentic self, where your opinion matters, and where you can make a difference in a fast growing, fast paced, and evolving company.


If you are challenged by a multi-cultural, multi ethnic, welcoming environment, where everyone's opinion matters this isn't the company for you.

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you are doing - listening and actioning feedback
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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 work in retail. Their areas of focus are:

  • Associate Engagement
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Community Outreach

Our Dedication to Culture

Diversity and Hiring

We value people above all else. We value who you are, what you&#

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Harbor Freight Tools Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
In Person11%

  1. Retail Supervisor Interview

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    Basic first interview. Straight forward Questions. Low wages for working evening shift. Asked for a tour of facility. Faclity was clean but people had to keep coming into the room we were in. They need a more secure location

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Harbor Freight Tools Awards & Accolades

  • America’s Best Large EmployersForbes2023
  • Great Place to Work CertifiedGreat Place to Work Certified2023
  • America’s Best Large EmployersForbes2022
  • Best Employer for VetsForbes2022
  • America's Best Large EmployersForbes2021

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Harbor Freight Tools FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Harbor Freight Tools?

...Hourly rate, culture, benefits, employee discount, work life balance, 401k, PTO, flexible sscheduling....

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People Also Ask about Harbor Freight Tools

Employees rate Harbor Freight Tools 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 2,682 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Harbor Freight Tools, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Harbor Freight Tools and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 71% of employees would recommend working at Harbor Freight Tools to a friend. This is based on 2,648 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

54% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Harbor Freight Tools as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Harbor Freight Tools.

65% of employees think that Harbor Freight Tools has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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