Lessons to be learned in mass recruitment

Looking to hire 6,000, Home Depot shows challenges, best practices of seasonal hires
By Liz Bernier
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/04/2016

Home Depot will be hiring nearly 6,000 sales associates in Canada for the spring season — including full-time, part-time and seasonal positions. 

It’s a huge undertaking for HR, and it’s certainly not without its challenges, according to Alicia Gilmore, manager of talent planning and acquisition at Home Depot in Toronto.