HD plans to recruit 6,300 associates for its 180 stores across Canada. The spring season usually sees an uptick in home remodeling and renovations, making it the retailer’s most active season. The home supply retailer is hiring candidates to fill seasonal, full-time and part-time positions at HD stores, the Brampton Guardian notes.
HD will host 500 career events at locations across Canada to recruit potential workers. More than 28,000 people are employed by HD in Canada.
Last month, HD announced that it had acquired online window accessories retailer Blinds.com. Terms of the purchase were not revealed. It marked Home Depot’s fourth acquisition since 2012.
HD stock fell about 1% in Wednesday morning trading. HD stock has gained more than 12% over the past year.