Discover The Palm Beaches to Hold Hospitality and Tourism Job Fair

The Palm Beaches Hospitality and Tourism Job Fair will allow job seekers and employers to find ideal partnerships in the hospitality industry. The free event will be held in conjunction with the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Palm Beach Chapter and the Palm Beach County Attractions Association from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport, 150 Australian Avenue, West Palm Beach.

Hotels, restaurants and local attractions throughout Palm Beach County will be on-hand and looking to hire for positions at all levels ahead of the busy winter tourism season. Interested applicants are encouraged to bring a resume. Hospitality is one of Palm Beach County’s top industries, employing more than 70,000 jobs in the local workforce with ample opportunities for flexibility, education and career growth.

“Hospitality jobs are perfect for a wide variety of populations, including students looking to gain some experience, retirees who want to get out of the house and be social, and even those looking for a gateway into a career with multiple pathways for mobility,” Jorge Pesquera says, CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches. “This industry provides enormous opportunities for advancement as well as people and communication skills that can be transferred to any career or job setting,”

Up to 60 employer booths from hotels, restaurants, attractions, events, retailers and more are scheduled to attend. Some of the employers signed up to date include:

AquaGrille Restaurant
Discover The Palm Beaches
Experience Epic Events
Hawthorn Suites
Highgate Select – La Quinta
Hilton Singer Island Oceanfront/Palm Beaches Resort
Hilton West Palm Beach
Kolter Hospitality
Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
Lynora’s Restaurants
National Polo Center
Opal Grand Resort & Spa
Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa
Palm Beach Tours & Transportation
PGA National Resort
PMSI Promos / Professional Marketing Services Inc.
Ramen Lab Eatery
Rapoport’s Restaurant Group
Schooners Seafood Restaurant
SSA Group
The Ben
The Boca Raton
The Breakers
The Ray
The Seagate
Wellington International

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate is at 3.5%.

Applicants are encouraged to dress professionally, bring their resumes and preregister at Thepalmbeaches.com/jobfair

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