Hiring Almost 6,200 Passionate Associates This Spring
TORONTO, March 2, 2017 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is getting a jump on spring by hiring nearly 6,200 associates across the country. The company is seeking full-time, part-time and seasonal associates who are passionate about helping customers meet their home improvement needs.
"There's no better time than spring to join our team. Over the past 20 years I've had the privilege of growing my career from a lumber associate to the president of the Canadian Division," said Jeff Kinnaird, president, The Home Depot Canada. "With our strong values, such as entrepreneurial spirit and giving back to our local communities, I look forward to welcoming the next generation of leaders."
"We are committed to delivering the best customer experience in the industry and are looking for like-minded people to join our team," said Aliana Rozenek, vice president, human resources, communications and sustainability. "Whether it's in the seasonal department or at our PRO desk, many associates have joined our team during our annual spring hire. In fact, more than 75 per cent of our store managers started as hourly associates."
The Home Depot Canada will host job fairs in all 182 stores across the country. Candidates interested in working at The Home Depot Canada can visit our career website at www.homedepot.ca/jobs to view all current openings, scheduled career events, or to apply online from any device.
- 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 over 29,000 associates across the country.
About The Home Depot
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,278 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2016, The Home Depot had sales of $94.6 billion and earnings of $8.0 billion. The Company employs more than 400,000 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.
SOURCE The Home Depot Canada
For further information: Emily DiCarlo, Public Relations Specialist, The Home Depot Canada, 416-412-4142, Mobile 647-539-9059, Emily_DiCarlo@homedepot.com