The Home Depot manages is two different employee self-service platforms for its employees. What’s the difference between these two platforms that are between MyTHDHR and MyApron, let’s find out.
A number of companies nowadays are managing their employees through dedicated employee self-service platforms. One major advantage of such platforms is that most of the issues and information required by the employees are available online through these platforms. This reduces a major burden on the HR Department.
The Home Depot manage is two different but similar employee self-service platforms, and this article is going to explain what is the difference between the two platforms and how you can access those.
Did You Know? The Home Depot is one of the largest retailers in the United States that provides home improvement equipment whether you want it indoors or outdoors. Three friends Bernard Marcus, Arthur Blank, and Ron Brill laid the foundation of the Home Depot in 1978 in Cobb County, Georgia.
MyApron Web Portal – What It Is?
The employee self-service portals from the Home Depot offer a number of benefits to the employees. However, there is a bit of difference between the MyApron and MyTHDHR platform. Although there is a difference both platforms are easy to use and provide valuable information and services to the employees.
Employees of Home Depot can manage almost anything related to their job using these platforms. Things like work schedule, applying for a change of work schedule, viewing text statements, applying for various benefits the Home Depot offers to its employees, etc are some of the things you can do through these platforms.
The Home Depot provides a range of health care benefits to its employees which includes dental insurance, vision insurance, accidental death, and or accidents leaving employees handicap in any form. All these benefits may be accessed and managed through the MyApron or MyTHDHR platform.
Did You Know? The Home Depot encourages its employees to purchase its own stock shares by giving them 15% extra.
As far as vision insurance is concerned, employees can access the details through the MyApron platform. The insurance covers expenditure related to eye frame, vision examination, lenses, glasses, contacts, etc.
Furthermore, the Home Depot provides $5000 per child and $1500 per child to its full-time and part-time employees respectively. Details of this benefit may also be accessed and managed through the MyApron platform.
In summary, the following are the direct benefits, the Home Depot provides to its employees that can be managed through the MyApron or MyTHDHR platforms.
A future builder plan
Employee stock purchase plan
Allowance for children for part-time and full-time employees
Dental insurance and plan
Accidental loss of bodily functions
Coverage for life events
Details on pay and benefits
Employee self-service portal
Now that you know what these platforms have in them for you, let us tell you how you can access these platforms and make use of all these benefits. But before moving on let us tell you the major difference between the MyApron and MyTHDHR platforms.
MyApron Platform is only accessible through the in-store computers call mom whereas MyTHDHR platform may be accessed from anywhere else. As MyApron can be accessed only through the store computers, it is intended for employees to use while they are at work.
Moreover through this platform certain confidential information can also be accessed which is related to the inventory present in the Home Depot stores. Therefore to secure this confidential information, the MyApron platform is not accessible from anywhere other than the in-store network.
How To Register At MyApron?
As far as the registration process at MyApron is concerned, you don’t have to worry about it. We’re saying this because employees cannot register themselves either on MyApron or MyTHDHR platforms.
The HR Department will provide the login credentials which can be used on both of these platforms. So you don’t have to remember two different usernames and passwords but in fact, the same username and password can be used on both platforms.
How to Access The MyApron Platform?
The MyApron platform can be accessed through any computer which is connected to the in-store network. If for some reason the network is down, you cannot access the MyApron platform even from the in-store computer.
Once you are on the install computer, Log into the network of the store. After that access, the homepage of the Home Depot through this link. from the list of options on the left side select the self-service option.
Now, look for a link saying ‘Current associates, click here to log in’. Click on this link to open a secure MyApron login page. On this page, you will be required to enter 3 pieces of information. The first one would be the store number from where you are accessing this portal, your user ID, and your password.
After providing this information click on the login button to access the MyApron platform.
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need in order to login to MyApron?
There are a few things you should check before you can log into the MyApron platform. Firstly, you need an in-store computer connected to the store’s network. Log in to the network and then access the homepage of the Home Depot. On the homepage select the Self Service, and look for the link saying ‘Current associates, click here to login’. Click on this link to go to the login page of the MyApron. Enter the store number, user ID, and password, and click login to access the MyApron platform.
Can I access the MyApron platform from outside the store?
No, you cannot access the MyApron platform from anywhere other than the in-store computer. This is because the platform gives you access to some confidential information related to the inventory records which are required during the job. However, you can access a similar platform, MyTHDHR from anywhere else which gives you all the options of the MyApron platform except the access to confidential information.
I forgot my password for the account. Help!
In case you have forgotten your password for the account, you need to get in touch with the customer support team. You can contact them by calling at 1-866-698-4347. The line is available from Monday to Friday between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Sunday, you can reach it between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Other than this, general help from the company can be availed by calling at 1-800-555-4945 or using their official website of the Home Depot.
MyApron is a very helpful portal for the employees at the Home Depot. You have already gone through all the benefits that the workers can make use of simply by activating their account.
This is all the information we wanted you to go through. Hopefully, the article has covered everything relevant to MyApron. If you still have queries, feel free to leave them in the comment section below so we can reach out to help you.