Redefining Success: 18-Year Home Depot Associate Shares Her Core Career Principles

Feb 29, 2024 10:20 AM ET
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Originally published on Built From Scratch 

The corporate compliance department works to ensure everyone at The Home Depot is doing the right thing. As a manager in that space and an 18-year associate, Ashaki Whatley loves putting on her orange apron every day. At work, she chairs one of the company’s associate resource groups, which helps to build future leaders. Outside of work, she's active in leadership organizations and often volunteers with her sorority.

In this video, Ashaki shares tips for career longevity and explains what helps keep her life in balance.

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