Creating Jobs And Building Careers
TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is hiring nearly 6000 associates across the country to support its busy spring season. The company is seeking full-time, part-time and seasonal associates to ensure all 182 stores are ready to help its customers meet their spring needs.
"Creating jobs and building careers is part of our competitive advantage. There's no better time than spring to join the team," said Jeff Kinnaird, president, The Home Depot Canada. "In 1996, I started my own Home Depot Canada journey in the lumber aisle. Learning new skills, on-the-job training and development planning helped me grow a meaningful career."
"The Home Depot Canada is committed to meeting as many like-minded candidates as possible to grow our values-based team and deliver the best customer service," 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 – helping us make a sustainable contribution to the economy. By taking care of our people, we create a culture that takes care of our customers."
The Home Depot Canada has more than 400 career events scheduled across Canada. Candidates interested in working at The Home Depot Canada can visit our career website at www.homedepot.ca/jobs to view all current openings and scheduled career events.
- Seventy five per cent of Home Depot Canada store managers started as hourly associates.
- 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 28,000 associates across the country.
About The Home Depot
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,274 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2014, The Home Depot had sales of $83.2 billion and earnings of $6.3 billion. The Company employs more than 370,000 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
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For further information: Emily DiCarlo, The Home Depot Canada, 416-412-4142, Mobile 647-539-9059, Emily_DiCarlo@homedepot.com; Lindsay Barnes, Environics Communications, 416-969-2657, email@example.com