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Plenty of $1,000 bonuses available in Virginia Beach to get more hospitality workers hired

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The City of Virginia Beach’s efforts to get more people hired in its hospitality industry hasn’t been easy. The city is offering money to get people to work in restaurants and hotels. In August, the city…

Alelo AI reskills workers in half the time of conventional programs to become Semifinalist in global XPRIZE Competition

Alelo advances as a Semifinalist in the XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling competition with its eight-week online course that trains unemployed and underemployed for a career in healthcare through role-playing with artificially intelligent avatars. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 02, 2021 After reaching the…

Newer Hampton Roads nonprofit working to invest into the region

by: Kara DixonPosted: Sep 28, 2021 / 08:18 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 28, 2021 / 09:00 PM EDT NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A newer nonprofit organization in Hampton Roads is investing in the community and hoping others will join it. Local Initiatives Support Corporation…
Virginia Beach Councilman proposes grant for mental health worker recruitment

Virginia Beach Councilman proposes grant for mental health worker recruitment

by: Dana HazzardPosted: Sep 30, 2021 / 07:58 AM EDT / Updated: Oct 3, 2021 / 04:34 PM EDT VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Councilman Michael Berlucchi is proposing a $200,000 grant to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council to address recruitment and retention…

Hampton Roads businesses try to fill open positions, but many aren’t returning to work

There are more available jobs in Hampton Roads than there are workers to fill them. The concern is multi-layered and unemployment benefits are not to blame Author: Evan WatsonPublished: 5:58 PM EDT October 8, 2021Updated: 6:18 PM EDT October 8, 2021 VIRGINIA BEACH,…

Center to help job seekers, businesses opening in Williamsburg

The grand opening will take place at the Historic Triangle campus of Thomas Nelson Community College. Author: 13News Now StaffPublished: 5:50 PM EDT October 5, 2021Updated: 5:50 PM EDT October 5, 2021   WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — The Hampton Roads Workforce Council is opening…