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The Home Depot Preps for Spring with 80,000 New Hires

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The Home Depot Preps for Spring with 80,000 New Hires

08:00 EST Wednesday, February 12, 2014

ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, has begun filling more than 80,000 positions as it prepares for spring, the company's busiest selling season.  

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030502/HOMEDEPOTLOGO )

"Spring is our peak hiring season, giving us the opportunity to find some of the best associates who are passionate about customer service," said Tim Crow, executive vice president?Human Resources.

Job seekers can research openings and begin applying now at www.careers.homedepot.com. All applicants must apply online.

Job opportunities are available on a market-by-market basis, based on individual store needs and geographical variance in climate. College students, retirees, veterans and reservists are encouraged to apply.

The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with 2,263 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, 10 Canadian provinces and Mexico. In fiscal 2012, The Home Depot had sales of $74.8 billion and earnings of $4.5 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.

SOURCE The Home Depot

For further information: Financial Community, Diane Dayhoff, Vice President of Investor Relations, 770-384-2666, diane_dayhoff@homedepot.com; News Media, Catherine Woodling, Corporate Communications Manager, 770-384-2304, catherine_woodling@homedepot.com

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