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

May 24, 2022
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For this month's Harbor Freight Happy Feature, we're recognizing our talented Store Manager, Jeff! Based in our Okeechobee, FL location, he says "[Harbor Freight is a] great company to work for. They give you all the tools to succeed." Thank you for everything you do, Jeff! 👏
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April 19, 2022
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This month's Harbor Freight Happy feature is Stephanie, a talented Store Manager at our Marshfield, WI location. When asked what she loves about Harbor Freight, she says: "Harbor Freight is one of the few companies that truly cares about their Associates and customers. They ensure wages are competitive, give tons of time off, and listen to their Associate feedback to help make [us] a better company." Thank you for all you do, Stephanie!
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Harbor Freight Tools Reviews

3.7
69%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
Approve of CEO
Eric Smidt
Eric Smidt
1,233 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Great place to work"

Jul 29, 2021 - Store Manager in Germantown, WI
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The Company has great core principles that are applied in my everyday work life. Collaboration, doing the right thing, frugality, humility, keeping our egos in check and continuous improvement. The

Cons

Overall technology could be better however I have seen much growth over the last four years.

Advice to Management

Harbor Freight Tools has a great structure. Stick to standard operating procedures, follow policies, and focus on developing and coaching your associates. There is no way you can fail if you adhere
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Diversity & Inclusion at Harbor Freight Tools

3.7
(616 Reviews)

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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How is diversity at Harbor Freight Tools?

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Harbor Freight Tools Photos

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Harbor Freight Tools Interviews

Experience
Positive54%
Negative26%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Recruiter11%
In Person10%
Difficulty
2.1
Average
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  1. Featured Interview

    Sales Associate/Cash Register Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 week. I interviewed at Harbor Freight Tools (Pittsburgh, PA) in Mar 2017

    Interview

    It was pleasant not stressful, the manager was very respectful and proffessional. Was explained in depth what i would be doing and what would be expected. Nothing was hidden about the schedule or pay.
    Interview

    Have you ever worked in retail?

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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 is paid time off like at Harbor Freight Tools?

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

July 28, 2021

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