First Ever National Hiring Day On February 12, 2014
TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is currently hiring
6,300 associates across all 180 locations to support its busiest
"Spring gives us the opportunity to find the best associates, who are
passionate about customer service," said Bill Lennie president, The
Home Depot Canada. "From Vancouver to St. John's, we are about building
meaningful, sustainable careers."
Starting today, The Home Depot Canada has 500 career events scheduled
across Canada. In addition, The Home Depot Canada will host its very
first National Hiring Day on February 12, from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. at all
Home Depot Canada locations. Potential candidates are invited to
walk-in to any Home Depot store across Canada to learn more about
available employment opportunities.
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 are available on a
market-by-market basis and are based on individual store needs.
"The Home Depot Canada lives by its core values, including taking care
of its people," said Kim Forgues, vice president, human resources,
communications and sustainability, The Home Depot Canada. "That's why
we continue to invest in our 28,000 associates across the country. We
want to ensure our customers continue to receive the value they
deserve, while being provided with first class customer service."
Job seekers interested in working at The Home Depot Canada should visit
the career website at www.homedepot.ca/jobs to view all current openings and scheduled career events.
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
The Home Depot Canada delivers more than one million hours of training
each year, reaching all 28,000 associates across the country.
We support and promote diversity as part of our core values. Our ongoing
commitment to our associates and communities to provide an environment
that is, and feels, inclusive for all.
Last year The Home Depot Canada associates volunteered more than 60,000
hours on community projects through the Team Depot program.
About The Home Depot
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty
retailer, with 2,263 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of
Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces
and Mexico. In fiscal 2012, The Home Depot had sales of $74.8 billion
and earnings of $4.5 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.
SOURCE: The Home Depot Canada
For further information:
PR Specialist, The Home Depot Canada
(416) 412-4110 / Mobile (416) 648-0788