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The Home Depot Canada to hire 5,500 new associates

Company talent acquisition driven by values-based hiring

TORONTO , Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is hiring more than 5,500 new associates across the country to support its busy spring season. The company is seeking enthusiastic applicants who are looking to join a winning team and who share its core values – like Respect for All People, Excellent Customer Service, and Giving Back.

The Home Depot Canada to hire 5,500 new associates (CNW Group/The Home Depot of Canada Inc.)
The Home Depot Canada to hire 5,500 new associates (CNW Group/The Home Depot of Canada Inc.)

Whether jobseekers are students, starting a new career or simply love engaging with people, the company is hiring for full-time, part-time and seasonal positions including overnight associates, sales associates, cashiers, lot associates, specialty associates and department supervisors. To help associates get up to speed quickly, The Home Depot Canada provides more than one million hours of innovative training programs each year.

"Our team is built on a set of core values shared by four generations of associates working in our stores," says Jeff Kinnaird , president, The Home Depot Canada. "We're proud of our diversity and the individual talent, skills and experience which strengthens our customer service and reflects the 182 communities we live and work in."

Interested candidates can simply text "Home Depot Jobs" to 97211 or in Quebec , "HD Emplois" to 97211 to apply, visit upcoming job fairs being held at stores across the country, or online at careershomedepot.ca.

Quick Facts

  • More than 75 per cent of The 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.

  • Giving Back is one of the eight core values and through Team Depot, associates contribute more than 60,000 hours each year in support of local community projects, or partners of The Home Depot Canada Foundation which is committed to preventing and ending youth homelessness in Canada .

About The Home Depot

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,291 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia , Puerto Rico , U.S. Virgin Islands , Guam , 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico . In fiscal 2018, The Home Depot had sales of $108.2 billion and earnings of $11.1 billion . The Company employs more than 400,000 associates. The Home Depot's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.

The Home Depot of Canada Inc. (CNW Group/The Home Depot of Canada Inc.)
The Home Depot of Canada Inc. (CNW Group/The Home Depot of Canada Inc.)

SOURCE The Home Depot of Canada Inc.

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