Helping people love where they live.
Lowe’s isn’t just a home improvement company dedicated to improving home improvement; we’re also deeply committed to creating a culture that’s inspiring. We continue to grow by providing a workplace and workforce that is as engaged in the community as it is engaged in helping people love where they live. We seek a diverse group of candidates and we offer our employees exceptional benefits and wellness programs that enhance their lives as well as learning and development programs where they can learn, grow and advance. We are also collectively involved in our communities. Lowe’s leads many community initiatives that foster education, local revitalization and we also partner with respected charitable organizations in their efforts to have a positive impact. And we facilitate and encourage our employees to serve their community as well through volunteerism. It’s how we live the “Power of We.” When you join Lowe’s, you won’t just be joining a company; you’ll be part of a team of that shares a passion to serve customers in our stores and in our communities.
What’s the difference between a house and a home?
What’s the difference between a house and a home? There are many ways to distinguish the two, but what is perhaps most important is that a house doesn’t usually feel like a home until we make it our personal space. After all, a home is not just a refuge, but a true reflection of who we are and how we want to live. Lowe’s has been helping people turn their houses and apartments into homes and helping them love where they live since we first opened our doors in 1946. The Lowe’s culture is built on continuing to answer this call.
How do we do it? Together, our Red Vest associates work as individuals sharing their knowledge and skills and as a cooperative, collaborative team that embodies the “Power of We” to help customer’s dreams come true – project after project. If you’re curious and courageous and have desire to make things happen, then you share our culture and mission. We invite you to join us.
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The commitment and dedication of our employees have made Lowe’s into the successful store that it is today. That’s why we offer our part-time and full-time employees with a competitive benefits program. Included are a wide range of no-cost wellness benefits, the Family Assistance Program and the Quit for Life smoking cessation program.
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance & Disability Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Dependent Care Resources: Child & Elder Care Referral Services
- Paid Holidays (inclusive of Floating Holidays)
- Family & Medical Leave
- Sick Pay
- Free and/or Discounted Tax Preparation Services
- Lowe’s Merchandise Discount
- Workplace Flexibility
- Flextime & Compressed Workweeks (Corporate Campuses Only)
- Seasonal Schedules (Stores & Distribution only)
Customer Support Center On-Site Amenities
- Health & Fitness Fairs
- Jogging/Walking Trails
- Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services
- Privacy Rooms for New Mothers
- Shoe Repair
- Seasonal Farmer's Market
Health & Wellness
- On-Site Nurses (Corporate & Distribution Campuses)
- On-Site Pharmacy (Mooresville & Wilkesboro Corporate Campuses)
- On-Site Work/Life Seminars (Corporate Campuses)
Learning & Development
Employees who embrace change and seek opportunities to create a positive, productive work environment and happier customers. And it’s these engaged employees who create a more positive, productive work environment and happier customers. You might say that this pioneering spirit drives our success. That’s why Lowe’s offers a variety of learning and career development programs for all our employees – all 290,000 of them. From our extensive onboarding program, to our selling seminars and language programs, Lowe’s tailored training opportunities are designed for our employees to develop their careers. By empowering employees to continue learning by taking an instructor-led classes or a self-paced e-learning course, we are empowering our organization at the same time.
And for those interested in pursuing more in-depth continued education, we also offer Certified Professional Education (CPE) and generous tuition reimbursement so employees can learn valuable skills essential for success and career advancement.
Learning & Development Programs
- 90-Day Onboarding Program
- Learning at Lowe’s & Selling at Lowe’s Training Programs
- Discounted On-line University Programs (Kaplan, Strayer & Capella Universities)
- Scholarship Programs
- Generous Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Certified Continuing Professional Education Courses
- Lowe's Leadership Institute for Management Development
- Skill & Competence Development Courses
Track to the Trades
Track to the Trades
Track to the Trades is a new scholarship program that aims to provide an innovative career path and financial support for employees to pursue a skilled trades career. With Track to the Trades, we are providing unique career alternatives for our employees while also building a pipeline for the next generation of skilled trade workers, allowing us to create long-term educational benefits and economic opportunity for our employees, while better meeting the demands of customers.
For successful employee-applicants, Lowe’s will fund up to $2,500 toward tuition in a pre-apprenticeship certification program offered through an approved education provider. In many instances, this will pay the full cost of the curriculum. The program will also offer academic coaching and support and placement opportunities for full-time apprenticeships in Lowe’s approved contractor network.
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We believe in corporate responsibility.
Lowe’s is a home improvement company built on a single purpose—to help people love where they live. That purpose is the foundation of our culture and drives us forward to ensure our business success. And our corporate responsibility requires that we ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees and have a positive impact on the communities we all share. It is why Lowe’s is committed to a variety of giving programs that benefit where we live and work through product donations, generous grants and by encouraging employees, our Lowe’s Heroes - to volunteer. We also continue to make efforts within our business that have community implications as well such as sourcing sustainable products, proactively finding ways to reduce our environmental footprint and to conserve and recycle the resources that we all share and depend upon. We believe that we are fulfilling our purpose by focusing on these efforts and we look to our employees as well as our customers to help us progress in these important endeavors.
Diversity & Inclusion
Why we embrace Diversity & Inclusion.
We believe in the importance of fostering an inclusive environment for our employees, one where they are enabled and encouraged to reach their full potential. To ensure that, we sponsor internal initiatives designed to encourage development of diverse employees. Lowe’s also sponsors an annual Employee Opinion Survey to capture meaningful comments from our staff so that we can gauge the effectiveness of our efforts. Every year, our leadership teams review the findings and strive to align company initiatives with employee feedback.
To support our commitment to maintain a diverse workforce, Lowe’s participates in several career conferences that engage diverse candidates. Check out our Conference & Event calendar to see if we have an upcoming event near you
- National Black MBA Association Conference
- Woman of Color STEM Conference (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Conference
- USBLN Conference
- Service Academy Career Conference
- Best Diversity Company of the Year, 2014 - Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology
- Champions Honoree – National Inclusion Project
- Employer of the Year, 2013 – US Business Leadership Network (USBLN)
- National Organization on Disability (NOD)
- Recruit Military
- Military Spouses
- Female and minority mentoring programs
- Lowe’s Women in Leadership Series
About Lowe's in the community
Lowe’s, a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company, has a 50-year legacy of supporting the communities it serves through programs that focus on K-12 public education and community improvement projects. Since 2007, Lowe’s and the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation together have contributed more than $250 million to these efforts, and for more than two decades Lowe’s Heroes top link employee volunteers have donated their time to make our communities better places to live. To learn more, visit Lowes.com/SocialResponsibility and LowesInTheCommunity.tumblr.com
Lowe’s has built more than 2,370 retail stores across North America and we are committed to continuing to build and help improve the communities that have welcomed us with a variety of charitable giving initiatives and volunteer programs. These include our own foundations as well as partnerships with vendors and existing charitable organizations along with donations to community centers, as well as the time, talent and donations offered by our local employees. Many of our ongoing commitments focus around: Education & Child Development, Housing & Home Ownership, Historic Restoration & Preservation and finally Environmental Protection & Conservation. In addition to these three key areas, Lowe’s also contributes to recovery and relief efforts when natural disaster impacts a community, responding with funds, product donations and volunteers.
Here are the Lowe’s initiatives, organizations and partnerships that Lowe’s is proud to regularly contribute to and be a part of:Home Safety Council
Lowe’s Toolbox for Education
American Red Cross
Habitat for Humanity
The Nature Conservancy
When hearing about a local barber shop possibly closing in the small town of #FortPolk, #Louisiana, Lowe's was there to help the family leave a #legacy behind. sm.lowes.com/GXH8AS pic.twitter.com/k436V6TQNQ
Join Lowe’s for FREE hot meals and relief materials while supplies last on Thursday, Sept. 20th from 12-3 p.m. at Lowe’s of South Jacksonville, 425 Yopp Rd. Retweet to share with your community. 💙 #LowesHeroes pic.twitter.com/1KVKNtcG26
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“To have a professional and safe space for our kids and parents to come when they're in crisis and in times of need, it means everything to them,” said Maggie Middleton who works at the St. Louis Crisis Nursery. Learn more about the impact we were able to make in our community: http://sm.lowes.com/0YTEhn
With the help of 120 Lowe’s Heroes from several local stores, two of the local schools in Findlay, Ohio received incredible makeovers just in time for start of the new school year. sm.lowes.com/Ny0g7h pic.twitter.com/KDSeQ2VPFD
Our Store Manager, Vanessa Drew, in Wilson, North Carolina, helped a group of men and women in the National Guard during #HurricaneFlorence. They visited her store to buy totes to wash their clothes in when she discovered they had been relocated due to flooding and hadn’t washed their uniforms in days, so she and her team decided to donate a washer to them. For more information, click here: http://sm.lowes.com/YeyzlU
Store Manager, Vanessa Drew, helped a group of men and women in the @NationalGuard as they had been relocated due to flooding from #HurricaneFlorence and hadn’t washed their uniforms in days, so her team decided to donate a washer to them. Learn more here: sm.lowes.com/CgClqR pic.twitter.com/kkJNzQhDOi
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