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Home Depot Worker Saves Baby's Life

Home Depot Worker Saves Baby's Life

Alaska employee Chris Strickland displays heroism on the job

Alaska Home Depot employee Chris Strickland saves the day and catches falling baby. Read More »

Home Depot To Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Home Depot To Hire 80,000 Seasonal Workers This Year

Home Depot Inc. said it will hire 10,000 additional seasonal workers for its key spring selling season as it sees higher sales growth during the period. The home-improvement retailer said it will hire 80,000 seasonal workers this year, 14 percent more than it hired last year. Read More »

McDonald's Server Would Have To Work 550 Years To Earn CEO's Pay

McDonald's Server Would Have To Work 550 Years To Earn CEO's Pay

In a stirring Bloomberg BusinessWeek article, Leslie Patton tells the story of one McDonald's employee. His name is Tyree Johnson. The 44-year-old has worked at the fast food chain for two decades, yet still makes just $8.25 an hour, and doesn't get 40 hours a week of work. So Johnson has jobs at two Chicago... Read More »

Postal Service Keeps Delivering Mail -- Through Hurricane Sandy

Postal Service Keeps Delivering Mail -- Through Hurricane Sandy

As Hurricane Sandy began tearing up the East Coast, thousands evacuated their homes, schools closed, New York's transit system halted, the stock exchange fell quiet, federal offices in Washington, D.C., shut down, and most employers told their workers to stay home and keep dry. But a few employers did not: the... Read More »

Home Depot Is Hiring: What's It Really Like To Work There?

Home Depot Is Hiring: What's It Really Like To Work There?

They're out there, 300,000 of them, in bright orange aprons, smelling faintly of fertilizer and turpentine. They're employees at America's largest home improvement retailer, Home Depot. And you could be one of them. Home Depot typically hires 70,000 people annually, according to spokesman Stephen Holmes,... Read More »

Home Depot To Hire 70,000 Workers For Spring

Home Depot To Hire 70,000 Workers For Spring

ATLANTA (AP) -- Home improvement retailer Home Depot Inc. said Thursday that it will hire 70,000 seasonal workers for the spring season, its biggest season. Read More »

Jobs In Retail: Cashiers -- Who's Hiring, What They Pay & More

Jobs In Retail: Cashiers -- Who's Hiring, What They Pay & More

Looking for jobs in retail? Want to try your hand as a cashier? We looked into some well-known retailers to find cashier jobs open right now and share with you what it's like to work there from current cashiers at these companies along with what you can expect to earn. Check out these five companies hiring... Read More »

Lowe's To Close 20 Stores

Lowe's To Close 20 Stores

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Home-improvement retailer Lowe's Cos. says it will close 20 underperforming stores in 15 states and cut 1,950 jobs in a move that it says will allow it to focus on more profitable locations. Read More »

Atlanta Companies and Workers Help Rebuild Joplin

Atlanta Companies and Workers Help Rebuild Joplin

Almost 200 workers from Atlanta have teamed up to help their Southern brothers and sisters in Joplin recover and rebuild after last month's devastating tornado. Volunteers from The Home Depot got on a charter flight courtesy of Delta Air Lines so that they could help with a number of services, including... Read More »

Now Hiring: Home Depot to Employ 60,000

Now Hiring: Home Depot to Employ 60,000

The new jobs may be seasonal, part time and temporary, but the 60,000 jobs Home Depot is offering right now total more than all new jobs created in the entire nation last month (36,000). Savvy and engaged employees will be able to convert those part time jobs into full time work -- with benefits. Read More »

Home Depot: Hiring 250 in Salem, Oregon, Must Apply Now

Home Depot: Hiring 250 in Salem, Oregon, Must Apply Now

Home Depot is hiring 250 for its new 467,000-square-foot distribution center in Salem, Ore. The Home Depot jobs range from operating a fork lift to customer service. Being a hard worker counts more than experience. That's because those particular jobs are demanding and Home Depot's organizational culture values... Read More »

I Interviewed at the Home Depot

I Interviewed at the Home Depot

I arrived at the Home Depot in Salinas, Calif. 10 minutes prior to my interview appointment time and checked in at the Return Counter as I had been instructed. I was a bit nervous, of course -- I hadn't interviewed for a job in over 30 years. A former self-employed general contractor in my first year of... Read More »

Home Depot fires cashier over 'God' button

Home Depot fires cashier over 'God' button

A former cashier for The Home Depot who has been wearing a "One nation under God" button on his work apron for more than a year has been fired, he says because of the religious reference. The company claims that expressing such personal beliefs is simply not allowed. "I've worn it for well over a year and I... Read More »

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