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Employment & Layoffs

Williamsburg Winery Welcomes New Chef

JAMES CITY-Chef Jake Wechsler has been tapped as the new Chef de Cuisine at The Williamsburg Winery at Wessex Hundred. Wechsler is no stranger to the Williamsburg culinary scene. He completed Colonial Williamsburg’s apprenticeship program in culinary arts and later...

Patrick Henry Mall Hosts Job Fair

NEWPORT NEWS-The Patrick Henry Mall will host a job fair on Wednesday, September 22, for interested individuals looking for a part-time job or begin a new career path. The event will be held from 11am to 4pm. Job seekers can...

Colonial Williamsburg Hosts A Series Of Hiring Events

WILLIAMSBURG-Colonial Williamsburg will host a series of hiring events each Thursday throughout the month of September. The events will be held September 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 1pm to 7pm at the Williamsburg Lodge Chesapeake Room. Those interested in...

Burlington To Open New Store In Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS—The former Toys R Us store near Target in Yoder Plaza Shopping Center on Jefferson Avenue will soon be the new home of Burlington. Burlington, also known as Burlington Coat Factory, is an American national off-price department store...

Amazon Announces Opening Of Career Center And Delivery Stations In Hampton Roads

HAMPTON-Amazon announced on September 1 its plans to expand its presence in the Hampton Roads area with the opening of a career center as well as two delivery stations, including one on Mercury Boulevard in Hampton in the former...

Labor Shortage Also Impacting Pets

This summer, as more people returned to work and resumed travel, demand for pet care increased, though a lack of workers posed challenges to keep up with the demand. Many people also took in new pets during the pandemic and...

Lifeguards Wanted In James City

JAMES CITY-The James City County Parks & Recreation Department is hiring lifeguards for the James City County Recreation Center indoor pool. Open interviews to fill positions will be held monthly through December from 5 pm to 7pm on the following...

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Hosts Job Fairs Ahead Of Opening In Williamsburg

YORK-As Ollie’s Bargain Outlet plans its fall opening in the former Kmart building on Waller Mill Road in the Greater Williamsburg area, the company will hold a series of job fairs in September. The job fairs will be held Thursday,...

Get Hired Hampton Job Fair Scheduled For August 18

HAMPTON—Job seekers or those looking to find better, more satisfying employment should attend the upcoming Get Hired Hampton job fair on Wednesday, August 18. The event is sponsored by Hampton’s Economic Development Department and the Hampton Work One Center,...

Robotics Software Startup To Expand In Norfolk

SVT Robotics, a Norfolk-based company that accelerates the deployment of industrial robotics, will invest $101,400 to expand its operation at 730 West 20th Street in Norfolk. The company will construct a laboratory to house robotic equipment used to demonstrate...

Busch Gardens Hiring “Scare Squad” For Howl-O-Scream

JAMES CITY-Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s popular Halloween event, Howl-O-Scream, returns this year on select nights from September 12 through October 31. To prepare for the event, the theme park is hiring a “Scare Squad” to help entertain guests throughout the...

York County School Division Schedules Two Job Fairs July 28-29

YORK-York County School Division will host two job fairs soon as it prepares for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. Job fairs will be held at Grafton Middle School, 405 Grafton Drive, on Wednesday, July 28, from 10am to 2pm, and...

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Lucky Junque Hosts Vintage Market

Lucky Junque’s 3rd Annual Vintage Market will take place on Saturday, October 9, from 10:00am – 4:00pm. The event will be held rain or shine at 7787 Richmond Road in Toano near the Big Yellow Chair. Come out and...

ASPIRE Hosts Presentation On How To Reduce Work Stress

WILLIAMSBURG-ASPIRE will host the professional development session “Simple Self-Care Practices To Reduce Workday Stress” on Thursday, September 30 at 9am.  Rebecca Reimers Cristol, a certified professional life coach, will offer tips and advice on how to reduce work stress,...

Find Something Unique For Your Home At Joni’s Consign & Design

JAMES CITY-Joni Spangler, owner of the consignment shop Joni’s Consign and Design in the Colony Square Shopping Center on Jamestown Road, is one business owner who decided to turn a long-time hobby into a job. “I’m one of those people...