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The Home Depot – Candidate FAQs

The Home Depot Candidate Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequent asked questions about jobs, hiring and working at The Home Depot.

1. Do you offer any programs for students?

We have many students who work in our Retail Stores on a part-time basis while they attend school. Many of them decide to join us as full-time associates after completing their studies and continue to build their career in retail.

2. What should I do if I can’t find an opportunity near me or that matches my skills?

High demand or high volume positions showcased in our featured jobs section continuously require qualified applicants. Availability may vary by location. Once you apply to these positions and select your preferred job market, you will be matched to a position in your area once it becomes available. You can also set-up search agents based on areas of interest, which automatically emails you when jobs matching your search criteria are posted. Select your job preferences and the agent will send you e-mail notifications when matching jobs are posted. From the top of the job search results screen, select “Create Search Agent”. In the pop-up box, choose a name for your search agent and how often you would like notifications of new jobs. Click “Save”. To add, delete or modify your search agents anytime, click “Search Agent Manager” from the Home page, which can be reached by clicking “Home” at the top of the screen.

3. How will I know if my resume and application has been received?

When you apply online, you are sent an automatic email acknowledgement that confirms receipt of your application.

4. Where are all the Home Depot locations?

The Home Depot Canada currently has 180 stores in every province across the country. To find a store near you, please use the store locator tool on our website.

5. What benefits will I get as an associate? 

The Home Depot Canada offers a total value benefits package, with everything from health and financial benefits to paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. Benefit plans are available to full-time and part-time associates. Eligible dependents may also be covered under some of the plans.

6. How do I apply for a job at the head office?

We refer to our “head office” as the Store Support Centre. The associates employed at the Store Support Centre work hard to support our stores in everything they do. Please click here to find exciting opportunities currently available at our Store Support Centre.

7. How long is my application kept on file?

We have an automated applicant tracking system which keeps your application on file indefinitely. Visit our site often to apply to new openings that meet your qualifications.

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