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Employment & Layoffs

Free STEM Training Available For Young Adults

NEWPORT NEWS—The Brooks Crossing Innovations Lab (iLab) and Old Dominion University have partnered with the Peninsula Regional Educational Program and EmPower All to launch a free Job Readiness Program. From November 1 to 19. Young adults ages 18–24...

Riverside Health System Announces Pay Raises And Other Compensation For Employees

NEWPORTS NEWS-On October 7, Riverside Health System announced that it would be increasing compensation for its employees beginning in January due in part to express gratitude for their dedication throughout the covid-19 pandemic. Riverside is committing an investment of...

Gloucester’s Recent Unemployment Numbers Show Improvement

Gloucester County recently released unemployment figures, which indicate an improvement in the county following the height of the pandemic. The most recent numbers from August 2021, which were released by the Virginia Employment Commission, show an unemployment rate for the...

Atrium Hospitality Hosting Job Fair In Hampton

HAMPTON-Atrium Hospitality will host a job far on Tuesday, October 12, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton in Hampton. The fair will be held from 11am to 3pm. Available positions include assistant executive housekeeper, front desk, night auditor, restaurant bartender,...

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...