The Home Depot Inc. and Lowe's Cos. Inc., the two largest home improvement chains in the U.S., are hiring seasonal workers for their busy spring remodeling season.
Home Depot is hiring around 80,000 people for its spring shopping season, the company said in a press release Feb. 14. The home improvement chain also announced that is has started using a tool available on candidates' devices that allows them to self-schedule interviews for the seasonal positions.
Lowe's originally announced plans in January to hire more than 53,000 seasonal workers for the spring season. On Feb. 14, the home improvement retailer announced that it will host a hiring day scheduled for Feb. 21. The company employs nearly 250,000 people at its U.S. stores. Nearly 40% of Lowe's seasonal employees transition into permanent part-time or full-time positions.