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Hhgregg to hire 500 to help with holiday season

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Home appliance and electronics company h.h. gregg says it will hire 500 people to help with the holiday shopping season.

The company said Wednesday that it will take applications through the end of the month. Applicants must have friendly personalities and flexible schedules. Sales experience in appliances or electronics is a plus. It is hiring individuals for stores in the Midwest, South, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes regions. It has 228 stores overall.

Those who are hired will be offered permanent full-time and part time sales positions, h.h. gregg Inc. said.

People interested in applying should visit the "Careers" section of the company's website. An online application and assessment must be completed to secure an interview.

Applications can be found at http://www.hhgregg-jobs.com/ .