Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Home Depot BC Hiring Blitz

Company plans to hire 650 starting Jan 16

By Stephanie Dale, Environics


tarting tomorrow through a series of in-store career events, The Home Depot® Canada will hire more than 650 associates across British Columbia 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,” said 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 has more than 370 career events scheduled across Canada, and plans to hire more than 5500 associates across all 181 store locations. Candidates are invited to walk-in to 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 to view all current openings and scheduled career events.


Quick Facts
• 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



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