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.
-- 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 Erika_Botond@homedepot.com
SOURCE: Home Depot Canada
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