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Home Depot hiring 600 for LI stores

Shoppers and a worker at Home Depot in

Shoppers and a worker at Home Depot in Freeport. (April 2009) Photo Credit: Joel Cairo

Home Depot stores on Long Island are looking to hire 600 part-timers for the upcoming “Spring Black Friday” retail season — four weekends in March and April when the home improvement stores are packed with do-it-yourselfers.

Hiring and training begin this month, part of a national drive to hire 60,000 workers.

“Seasonal associates will be assigned responsibilities based on their previous retail or home improvement experience, and depending on the needs of individual stores,” the company says.

To apply, go to any in-store kiosk at a local Home Depot store.

Or go online to http://careers.homedepot.com.

“When most job seekers think of seasonal hiring, they usually think of the holidays. But spring is a busy time for the home improvement industry, and a key hiring season for The Home Depot,” the company says.

“The Home Depot is currently seeking 600 seasonal, part-time associates on Long Island as it prepares for its busiest selling season.”

Online applicants, at http://careers.homedepot.com, should go to the Search for Opportunities tab, click the drop-down menu arrow, choose In-Store Hourly, then choose a store location and a job type.

Above, a worker with customers in the Freeport store.

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