Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics leader h.h.gregg (NYSE:HGG), today announced that it will hire 500 qualified home appliance and electronics sales associates in preparation for the holiday shopping season for its 228 stores. The company is accepting applications through the end of September and will be hiring for stores in the Midwest, South, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes regions. Associates hired in advance of the holiday season will be offered permanent full-time and part-time sales positions. “At h.h.gregg, our knowledgeable, trained sales associates are the key to providing a superior customer service,” said Jeff Pearson, senior vice president of marketing for h.h.gregg. “We are looking for friendly applicants with a positive attitude to maintain the high standard we set for our associates and to help our customers with the important job of selecting holiday gifts for their friends and family.” Applicants must have friendly, outgoing personalities and flexible schedules. Sales experience in appliances or electronics is a plus. Upon hiring, associates will receive two weeks of dedicated training focused on product knowledge and selling skills, as well as h.h.gregg’s policies and procedures. Individuals interested in applying for the open positions are encouraged to visit the " Careers" section on h.h.gregg’s website. An online application and assessment must be completed in order to secure an interview with the company. To apply online, please visit http://www.hhgregg-jobs.com/. To learn more about h.h.gregg and upcoming store openings, please visit http://www.hhgregg.comCORPORATE OVERVIEW h.h.gregg is a specialty retailer of home appliances, televisions, computers, consumer electronics, home entertainment furniture, mattresses, fitness equipment and related services operating under the name h.h.gregg™. h.h.gregg currently operates 228 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.