Did hell just freeze? CNN is actually reporting good news aboit the economy. According to a new report, Lowe’s and Home Depot will be hiring approximately 133,000 workers for the busy upcoming spring and summer.
What retail apocalypse? There's one sector where stores are hanging out the "help wanted" signs, rather than "store closing."
Home Depot and Lowe's are getting ready to hire about 133,000 workers between them as they prepare for the busy spring and summer seasons.
Lowe's (LOW) said Wednesday that it is looking to hire 53,000 seasonal workers and has announced plans for its first national hiring day on February 21. The hiring goal is up from the 45,000 target it had last year.
The seasonal help will supplement the 250,000 permanent workers the chain already employs. Lowe's said about 40% of its seasonal workers will end up moving into permanent positions with the chain.
Home Depot (HD) is looking to add 80,000 seasonal or permanent part-time workers, the same number it hired last year. To make it easier to fill the jobs it is allowing job applicants to schedule job interviews online for the first time.
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