The hospitality and restaurant industries are struggling with workforce shortages and are in need of employees, especially with the busy tourism season about to begin. The Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association is hosting a virtual job fair on Thursday, May 27 from 1–5pm to connect job seekers with restaurants, hotels, and attractions that have immediate openings. Employers are based in Hampton Roads, Richmond, Charlottesville, and the Shenandoah Valley. The job fair is free to attend and participants are encouraged to upload a resume prior to the event. To register, visit the event portal.
Founded in 1993, the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association provides a unified voice to further the legislative priorities and interests of Virginia’s restaurants, hotels, attractions, and destinations. The association works to promote and further the hospitality industry in the commonwealth through educational offerings, networking opportunities, sharing of information, and other support.