Building your career starts at The Home Depot
TORONTO, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is hiring more than 5,500 associates across the country for operational and sales positions to support our busiest season, spring.
"At The Home Depot Canada, we believe our diverse workforce is our greatest competitive advantage," says Aliana Rozenek, vice president, human resources, communications and sustainability, The Home Depot Canada. "Respect for all people is one of our core values and by cultivating an inclusive workforce that reflects our diverse customer base, we deliver the best customer service possible."
The Home Depot Canada provides the tools and training to prepare our associates for every level of their career. With planning tools, mentorship programs, and extensive training, associates gain new skills and on-the-job experience, empowering them to tap into their inner orange potential and enabling them to grow and succeed professionally.
"My story is a great example of The Home Depot's commitment to supporting and challenging our associates as they grow in their careers," says Farhan-Syed Ahmad, store manager, East Markham. "In my early days as a part-time associate, I was mentored by many inspirational leaders who created learning opportunities for me to stretch my skills and grow my expertise. Now as store manager, I take the same approach – encouraging entrepreneurial thinking, facilitating learning opportunities and celebrating every associate's success."
The Home Depot Canada has more than 370 career events scheduled across Canada, and plans to hire more than 5,500 associates across all 181 store locations. Candidates are encouraged to visit their local Home Depot store to learn more about available employment opportunities and how to unleash their inner orange.
Job seekers 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.
- 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 country.
- In 2013, The Home Depot Canada Foundation announced a three-year, $10 million initiative to address the problem of youth homelessness in Canada.
About The Home Depot
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,269 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2013, The Home Depot had sales of $78.8 billion and earnings of $5.4 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: Emily DiCarlo, Public Relations Specialist, The Home Depot Canada, 416-412-4142 / Mobile 647-539-9059 / Emily_DiCarlo@homedepot.com