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,
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 www.homedepot.ca/jobs.
"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 community."
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
The Home Depot Canada delivers more than one million hours of training
each year, reaching all 28,000 associates across the country.
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 2,256 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.
SOURCE: Home Depot Canada
For further information:
Erika Botond, Public Relations & Communications Manager
The Home Depot Canada
Office (416) 412-6760 / Mobile (647) 338-1856