Home Depot is filling more than 80,000 seasonal positions to assist customers during the company's busiest selling season.
This year, the home improvement retailer is hiring 10,000 more spring associates than it did last year to support anticipated sales growth.
The nationwide hiring surge includes jobs at Home Depot's four Lehigh Valley stores:
- 1350 MacArthur Road, Whitehall; 610-770-6440
- 1651 Glenwood Street SW, Allentown; 610-791-5990
- 3926 Linden Street, Bethlehem; 610-882-0252
- 721 S. 25th Street, Easton; 610-253-1094
Job opportunities range from part time to full time and are available on a market-by-market basis based on individual store needs and geographical variance in climate. Job seekers can begin applying online now at http://www.careers.homedepot.com/.
For those returning military and veterans who are interested in a position, The Home Depot recently launched its Online Military Skills Translator, a new tool designed to help translate and match an applicant's unique military skills with positions that might offer the best fit. The Home Depot has also partnered with military-focused career fairs and will be participating in events throughout 2013. Both the skills translator and 2013 events calendar can be found at www.careers.homedepot.com/military.
Technical school and college students, as well as retirees, are encouraged to apply.
The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,256 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2011, The Home Depot had sales of $70.4 billion and earnings of $3.9 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.