The interviewer wants to hear that you have realistic career progression expectations within Home Depot. Interviewing, hiring, and onboarding is an expensive and time-consuming endeavor for any company. The interviewer wants to know that, if engaged, you will see this as a longer-term fit. Discuss your career plans, goals, and how those fit with what this company is offering. Describe your passion for this opportunity, and what you like about the company for which you are applying. Tell the interviewer that you are excited about joining the team at Home Depot!
If you are a student, tell the interviewer that you plan to stay at Home Depot through graduation in the role that you are hired into, and then share what career or further education you hope to be pursuing following graduation. If Home Depot offers jobs in your field, such as management, be sure to mention that you would be open to considering a career in your area at Home Depot if one is available upon graduation.
"My two-year plan is to join your organization and earn my way into a floor manager position. I have a great deal of experience with team management, customer dispute, and inventory. I believe you will see me well-suited for a management role in a short amount of time."