Portsmouth’s new casino could bring thousands of jobs. Here’s how to learn about them

Portsmouth’s new casino could bring thousands of jobs. Here’s how to learn about them

PORTSMOUTH — People can learn more about jobs available at Portsmouth’s upcoming Rivers Casino during a virtual job fair Tuesday and Wednesday. Backers say the project will create 1,400 construction jobs and 1,300 permanent ones. The forum Tuesday at 5:30…

Campus757 launches to connect young professionals with local businesses, job opportunities

Campus757 launches to connect young professionals with local businesses, job opportunities

NORFOLK, Va. – The Hampton Roads Workforce Council announced Monday the launch of a new program specifically for young professionals. Campus757 is a new program designed to retain and develop young professionals in Hampton Roads upon graduation. The Workforce Council…

Addressing staffing shortages: Free Hampton Roads childcare training offered next week

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — As more of the economy reopens – small businesses are struggling to hire. And you’ve probably seen it firsthand – “for hire” signs in front of restaurants, and posted on Instagram and Facebook. For one important…

Hampton Roads Workforce Council to offer free training for 700 job seekers, displaced workers

Hampton Roads Workforce Council to offer free training for 700 job seekers, displaced workers

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton Roads Workforce Council is trying to recruit 700 participants who are seeking employment to join the Future of Work Grand Challenge. The Future of Work Grand Challenge is a national competition designed to…

Hampton Roads employers struggling to find workers offer hiring incentives

Hampton Roads employers struggling to find workers offer hiring incentives

It’s a good time to be looking for a job in Hampton Roads. Depending on the field, hiring bonuses are reaching into the hundreds and thousands of dollars. Employers are increasing wages to compete for workers in high-demand positions. And…

Virtual job fair targets Hampton Roads high school seniors looking for work

By: Blaine StewartPosted at 4:30 AM, Apr 13, 2021 and last updated 10:30 AM, Apr 13, 2021 HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – There is a push to put more young people to work, specifically high school seniors in Hampton Roads. The Virginia Restaurant Association and…