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HONEYWELL + HOTLANTA

THE QUIRKY QUINTESSENTIAL GUIDE

HCE EDITION
WINGS UP:
A-TOWN DOWN
ROADMAP
(TABLE OF CONTENTS)
You've heard the songs. You've seen the movies. Now,
you're ready to experience it for yourself...and we're 1 INTRODUCTION (you are here)
here to give you the inside scoop! But before we get to the
good gossip, let's go over some tips that will help you pack 2 HONEYWELL OVERVIEW (we
and prepare for your visit. want you to be here)

4 TRAVEL TIPS (how to get here)


WELCOME TO ATLANTA: HOME
OF THE BRAVE(S), THE ZOMBIE 5 TRIPS AND TREATS (go here,
while you're here)
APOCALYPSE, AND HAVING
ALL FOUR SEASONS IN A DAY 6 ATLANTA OVERVIEW (for when
you want to be here, too)

First and foremost, let's talk about the weather. This is 7 EPILOGUE (additional links and
normally a pretty dry subject, but here in the South we information)
like to keep it interesting - a description which here
loosely translates to 'it could rain at any moment'. With
that in mind, tip number one is to always, always bring
an umbrella. pants and a button down or blouse. If a blazer, suit
jacket, sport coat, dress, skirt, or any arrangement of
Additionally, depending on the season, we can exper- these is more your style, that's fine, too - just ditch the
ience a variety of different temperatures throughout the tie or the tights and you'll feel more at home.
day. If you are visiting during a time of year when the
seasons are transitioning, dress in layers. The day can Now that we've covered the basics, we can delve into
start out in the 30s, shift abruptly to sunny and 75, and more specific suggestions related to both our culture
bottom out in the low 50s. Pack a jacket and a light and that of the area. We will cover transportation,
sweater to make sure you stay comfortable throughout hotels, restaurants, nightlife, and what to do in the
the day, even if you're staying inside. event of a zombie apocalypse (The Walking Dead is
filmed here, no need for alarm.)
Speaking of attire, you're probably wondering what you
should wear to your interview. Our culture is very start- Welcome to Atlanta. We're so excited to show you
up chic, so you can keep it casual with a nice pair of around!

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HONEY-WELL,
I'M HOME Mother's / Wellness Room: These rooms offer quiet,
private spaces with sinks, refrigerators, and comfort-
able seating.

There are several perks to working onsite at Honeywell: Parking Garage: Honeywell covers the cost of
the catered lunches, the collaborative environment, the employee parking. Connected to the building, the
variety of conference rooms, the catered lunches, the garage offers electric car charging stations as well as
adjustable standing desks, the free parking...and did we bicycle storage.
mention the catered lunches? That alone should have
you sprinting into our open arms, but just in case it
doesn't, listed below are some other enticing amenities BUILDING AMENITIES
we offer. Bicycle Storage Room: Located on the lower
level of the building, the storage room includes
HONEYWELL AMENITIES secure storage racks that are accessible by
employees only. Outdoor bicycle racks are also
IT Solution Center: Staffed with full-time IT experts, this offered.
is the place to go for all of your troubleshooting needs. If
you run into any technical issues, these tech gurus will Stone Summit Climbing Gym: Offers discoun-
help you get your groove back. ted memberships to Honeywell employees.
Equipped with a rock climbing wall and modest
fitness center.
Event Center: This is, most notably, where we eat the
aforementioned catered lunches. It is also used to host
Bare Burger: Restaurant serving all-natural
large scale events (in the past we have hosted Women
burgers, snack, and shakes located at the front of
in Technology, LGBTQ networking events, Hackathons,
the building.
and more).

Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee Shop: Trendy


Pantry Areas: Each floor is equipped with snacks, cafe serving coffee drinks, craft beer, and wine.
beverages, and state-of-the-art coffee machines.
Spaces: Collaborative workspace that offers the
Gaming Areas: Equipped with ping-pong, billiards, opportunity to network with other businesses in the
foosball, board games, and an X-Box room. community.

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ISLAND OF
MISFIT TOYS
Honeywell is an environment where diversity and disruption is not only encouraged, it's sought after! Community
outreach, employee engagement, and agile innovation make Honeywell one of the most forward-thinking comp-
anies of today. We are a community of passionate trail-blazers who are committed to both personal and profess-
ional excellence. Most importantly, Honeywell is about being your best self and your whole self. Here are some
of the ways we support that initiative:

EMPLOYEE NETWORKS COMMUNITY OUTREACH


Honeywell Women's Network (HWN): HWN's goal is Giving back is a huge part of Honeywell's culture. We
to attract and retain women by offering access to have partnered with several local organizations, inc-
profess-ional development resources, sponsoring and luding Women in Technology (WIT), Girls Who Code,
hiring events, community outreach, building internal Black Girls Code, Sandbox ATL, Lesbians Who Tech,
awaren-ess of gender issues, and providing meaningful Metro Atlanta Association of Professionals (MAPP), and
social outlets for members. more. We also partner with local schools and colleges
to sponsor student scholarships, and we provide a
Black Employee Network (HBEN): HBEN serves as robust internship program.
an internal support system for black employees at
Honeywell. It is a program set up to benefit not only its GREEN MACHINE
own members; but also to educate and support the
Our sustainability program focuses on centralized recy-
com-munity as well as the entire Honeywell
cling, waste reduction, and energy efficiency. In prac-
organization.
tice, this involves re-usable coffee mugs and water
glasses stocked in every pantry area, motion detecting
LGBTQ Network: Focuses on creating an inclusive env- light sources, and recycling receptacles in every work
ironment for LGBTQ employees, empowering them to space, including battery recycling!
bring their authentic selves to work. This includes ment-
oring and developing LGBTQ talent to build succession
in leadership and leveraging their unique viewpoints to INCLUSION
build customer-focused solutions. Part of being an inclusive employer is embracing the
cultures and traditions of all employees. One way
Honeywell succeeds at this is through the celebration
THIRSTY THURSDAY of various significant cultural events throughout the
Every Thursday, Honeywell caters in food from local year. We have celebrated Diwali (for which we hired
restaurants and provides libations for the staff. This henna tattoo artists) and the Lunar New Year (where
allows us to interact with different groups that we may traditional Chinese dancers performed for the staff),
not often work with. This also serves as an opportunity and during black history month, we invited Carl McNair
to invite potential candidates to network with members (brother of Ron McNair) to speak about African Ameri-
of the team in a relaxed setting. can influence in aerospace.

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TIPS AFTER Electric Scooters: Lyft, Bird, and Lime offer

TOUCHDOWN electric scooters for shorter commutes. Simply


download the app, and you can ride through
the city for less than the cost of a cup of coffee.

AIRPORT NAVIGATION MARTA: Atlanta's public transit system with bus


and train options. The Airport Station is located
The Hartsfeild-Jackson airport is one of the world's
right outside of baggage claim. It is a 21 minute
busiest airports. Here's what you should know:
ride to North Avenue Station (N3), which will
drop you off two blocks from our building (about
Arrive Early: Due to the number of people flying in
a six minute walk). More information here:
and out of the airport each day, give yourself some
https://www.itsmarta.com/
extra time to get through airport security - a two
hour window is ideal.

Plane Train: The airport uses a shuttle to take


passengers from their gate to baggage claim and
vise versa. Depending on how far your gate is, this
can be a five to fifteen minute ride.

TRANSPORTATION
Car Rental: If you will be renting a car for the
duration of your stay, there is a sky train from
the airport that will take you to the rental car
center.

Ride Share: There is an area for rideshare


pick-up right outside of baggage claim.
Midtown (where our office is located) is roughly
a thirty minute drive from the airport.

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GET READY TO
RISE UP ...AND DINE

...AND SHINE ATLANTA BREAKFAST CLUB (Breakfast)


http://atlantabreakfastclub.com/
Wondering where to get a good night's rest while you're Highly recommended! The chicken and waffles
here? Fret not! There are several classy and convenient are perfection.
hotels with-in walking distance of our site. Here are a few
suggestions: FLYING BISCUIT (Breakfast)
https://www.flyingbiscuit.com/
THE INDIGO (If you're feelin' Fox-y)
Known for having the BEST pancakes.
www.hotelindigo.com/Atlanta/HotelIndigo
This hotel is as close as you can get to our building with- 5CHURCH (Quintessential Atlanta Cuisine)
out actually being inside of it. They sit directly across http://5churchatlanta.com/
from the Fox theater, and recently remodeled
If you’re looking for a true Atlanta experience,
themselves to mirror its decor.
this is the place to go. Must-haves include the
mac and cheese, shrimp and grits, short rib,
THE GEORGIAN TERRACE (Swanky and
and the steak salad. They are very popular and
Spacious)
host private events throughout the week, so
www.thegeorgianterrace.com/Atlanta/Midtown
you will want to make a reservation.
Less than two blocks from our building, this hotel is pref-
erred by many due to the spacious rooms, fabulous bar,
PAPI'S (Cuban)
and famous grilled cheese sandwich.
http://papisgrill.com/
THE CROWNE PLAZA (Modern Midtown) The best Cuban food in Atlanta. Try the empan-
https://www.cpatlantamidtown.com/ adas and the Cuban sandwich. Expect a little
The Crowne is a few blocks away from the building, so bit of a wait - they're pretty popular!
you may want to get a ride if it's raining. However, the
views are stunning (the Sky Room is a must-see) and the KROG MARKET (Market- style food stalls)
rooms are modern and luxurious. http://krogstreetmarket.com/merchants-
restaurants/
This is a great place for walking around and
exploring. It’s near the Beltline, which is a long
...AND HAVE A LITTLE WINE
walking path lined by restaurants. Try G.C.
Consider a night-cap at one of these fabulous locations BBQ, Gu’s Dumplings, or Yalla - and be sure to
located within walking distance of our building: leave room for dessert at Jeni’s ice cream!

CITY TAP (Craft Everything) BARONDA (Italian)


https://www.citytap.com/location/atlanta/ https://www.baraondaatlanta.com/
This is across the street from our site. The chi-
SIVAS (Low-Key Lounge) cken parmesan with Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, the
https://sivasmidtown.com/ pappardelle, and the lasagna are excellent.

PPAAG
GEE 65
IT'S PROBABLY
ON PEACHTREE LOCAL FAVORITES
The High Museum of Art (Famous Museum)
https://www.high.org/

There are many places in Atlanta outside of Midtown that The Georgia Aquarium (Great for kids!)
you can explore while you're here. Read on for additional https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/
information about the greater Atlanta area.
Piedmont Park (Dog Park)
DO'S AND DONT'S https://www.piedmontpark.org/
DO: Tighten your Beltline
Fox Theater (Productions and Plays)
The Beltline is a system of walkable / bikeable trails that
https://www.foxtheatre.org/
now connects 45 Atlanta neighborhoods. You won't want
to miss the beautiful views, street art, restaurants, and Atlantic Station (Town Square Style Shopping)
most importantly, King of Pops - a popsicle stand unlike https://www.atlanticstation.com/
any other.
Edgewood Avenue (Nightlife)
DON'T: Question the Rainbow
https://www.atlanta.net/Blog/Experience-Endless
Atlanta is home to over a quarter of a million LGBTQ
-Nightlife-on-Atlanta-s-Edgewood-Avenue/
residents, and the intersection at 10th and Piedmont has
been a popular area of community for them for decades. Little Five Points (Bohemian Melting Pot)
Atlanta has painted the intersection's crosswalks rainbow http://littlefivepoints.net/
each year for Pride to show support, and in 2017 it was
made permanent. Ponce City Market (Vibrant Community Hub)
https://poncecitymarket.com/
DO: Know Which Peachtree You Want
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Home of United FC)
There are 71 streets in Atlanta with "Peachtree" in the
https://mercedesbenzstadium.com/
title. This can make navigation a challenging, so make
sure you're on the correct one!

DON'T: Order a Pepsi


The Coca-Cola company was established in Atlanta, so NEIGHBORHOODS
you can find the soft drink just about everywhere. There's Atlanta's neighborhoods have different cultures
even a museum dedicated to it! and amenities depending on the community you
NEIGHBORHOODS
are in. Try this fun quiz to find out which neigh-
DO: Get Craft-y borhood suits your personality best:
Craft breweries are huge here in Atlanta - most famously, https://www.chooseatl.com/find-your-
we are home to Sweetwater Brewing Co. Also try Kimball neighborhood
House, Ticonderoga Club, and Leon's Full Service.
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ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION
Can't get enough of us? Here are some sites you can check out
for even more information.

HONEYWELL
Honeywell Overview Video:
https://www.honeywell.com/who-we-are/overview

We're one of Indeed's 20 Hottest Companies for


Job Seekers in 2018!
https://hwll.co/3sbuk

More on Diversity:
https://www.honeywell.com/citizenship/diversity

More on Our Values:


https://www.honeywell.com/careers/why-choose-
honeywell/performance-culture

ATLANTA
Activities and Events:
https://www.exploregeorgia.org/things-to-do

Neighborhoods:
https://theculturetrip.com/north-
america/usa/georgia/articles/the-coolest-
neighborhoods-in-atlanta/
or:
https://www.atlanta.net/explore/neighborhoods/
and also:
https://www.exploregeorgia.org/article/your-guide-to-
atlantas-neighborhoods

Schools:
https://www.atlantapublicschools.us/
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ATLANTA:
PEOPLE SEEM TO LIKE
IT HERE.
(WE THINK YOU WILL, TOO)

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