The Home Depot Canada To Hire 6700 Associates For Spring Season

Home Improvement Retailer Prepares For Busiest Time Of Year 
TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is currently hiring 6700 
employees to support its anticipated sales growth this spring. As both the 
company's busiest hiring and selling period, spring serves as The Home Depot's 
annual peak season, similar to the Christmas selling season for many retailers. 
"As part of the world's largest home improvement retailer and a leader in the 
industry, we're gearing up for continued success in 2013," said Bill Lennie 
president, The Home Depot Canada. "Our spring hiring season is another way we 
are able to create jobs and contribute to the Canadian economy. Many 
associates - from students to retirees - have joined our team during our 
spring season and built meaningful, sustainable careers." 
The company is hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal positions, such as 
sales associates, cashiers, design professionals, department supervisors and 
night operators. Job opportunities range from part-time to full-time and are 
available on a market-by-market basis based on individual store needs and 
geographical variance in climate. Job seekers can begin applying online now at 
"The Home Depot's success is not just based on our innovative products and 
services, but on the talented team of associates who are dedicated to 
providing outstanding customer service every day," said Kim Forgues, vice 
president, human resources, communications and sustainability, The Home Depot 
Canada. "Associates that join our team have the opportunity to work in a 
diverse environment. We offer competitive benefits, extensive training and the 
chance to go beyond the position and really make a difference in the 
The Home Depot Canada lives by its core values, including taking care of its 
people. That's why it continues to invest in its 28,000 associates across the 
country. This will ensure its customers continue to get the value they want 
and need every day from The Home Depot Canada. If you're interested in joining 
the team, apply online today. 
Quick Facts 

    --  Eligible full and part-time employees have access to
        competitive benefits, including company-paid health and dental
        benefits, profit-sharing programs, tuition reimbursement and
        employee assistance programs.
    --  The Home Depot Canada delivers more than one million hours of
        training each year, reaching all 28,000 associates across the
    --  Last year The Home Depot Canada associates volunteered more
        than 60,000 hours on community projects through the Team Depot

About The Home Depot
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, 
with 2,256 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto 
Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 
2011, The Home Depot had sales of $70.4 billion and earnings of $3.9 billion. 
The Company employs more than 300,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is 
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow 
Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

Erika Botond, Public Relations & Communications Manager The Home Depot Canada 
Office (416) 412-6760 / Mobile (647) 338-1856

SOURCE: Home Depot Canada

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