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The Home Depot Canada to hire 5,500 new associates

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Launches Text-To-Apply, making it easier than ever to join the team

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Home Depot® Canada is hiring more than 5,500 new associates across the country to support its busy spring season. Seeking enthusiastic associates 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 company is making it easier than ever for interested candidates to apply.

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

"We know convenience is key when applying for a job," says Jeff Kinnaird, President, The Home Depot Canada. "This spring our new Text-To-Apply will make it easier than ever for people with a passion for delivering an excellent customer experience to join our values-driven team."

Simply text "Home Depot Jobs" to 97211 or in Quebec, "HD Emplois" to 97211 to apply. Interested candidates can also visit any of the 182 in-store job fairs being held across the country, or simply apply online at www.homedepot.ca/jobs.

Quick Facts

  • The Home Depot Canada's Text-To-Apply feature saves applicants time during the recruitment process allowing them to apply, self-schedule phone screens, receive job fair invitations and interview reminders.
  • Available roles include: sales associates, cashiers, overnight freight associates, lot and garden centre associates.
  • More than 75 per cent of 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 2,287 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2017, The Home Depot had sales of $100.9 billion and earnings of $8.6 billion. The Company employs more than 400,000 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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SOURCE The Home Depot of Canada Inc.

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