Home Depot announced Wednesday it plans to fill 80,000 positions nationwide as the spring selling season approaches.
In Connecticut, Home Depot is hiring more than 1,300 seasonal workers to help meet an expected increase in consumer demand at its 29 stores in the state.
"Spring is our peak hiring season, giving us the opportunity to find some of the best associates who are passionate about customer service," said Tim Crow, executive vice president of Human Resources for the home improvement retailer in a press release issued Wednesday.
Another home improvement chain, Lowes, is also hiring ahead of its busy spring and summer months. The store will be hiring 340 workers across its 13 stores in Connecticut, according to an article by the Hartford Courant — and about 9,000 across the country.