A job seeker interviews with Hollywood Hotel representatives at the Hospitality Job Fair hosted by the Hollywood WorkSource Center
Fifteen people were recently hired to work at several Los Angeles area luxury hotels after a successful hospitality job fair held by the Hollywood WorkSource Center on Friday, October 20, 2017.

EWDD partner Managed Career Solutions (MCS), held the targeted recruitment event after identifying an employer need in anticipation of several hotels opening in the next few months in West Hollywood.

After being prescreened and receiving interview preparation from MCS, approximately 60 job seekers met with and provided resumes to representatives from Kimpton La Peer, W Hollywood, Palisociety, Beverly Hills Hotel, Hotel Bel Air, Jeremy West Hollywood and The Hollywood Hotel.

Shortly after the job fair, approximately 30 participants were interviewed and selected for a variety of open positions, including sales and marketing management, cooks, housekeepers (stylists), butlers, attendants, desk and office agents, as well as maintenance positions such as engineers, and administrative and supervisor jobs.

Another 15 interviews are scheduled, and one participant is presently in a third-level interview for a senior management position.

More hires are anticipated, with the Palihouse scheduled to begin hiring in December 2017, in advance of its February 2018 opening. Kimpton-La Peer plans to hire in November and December, and open in January 2018.

MCS has also been invited to participant in Kimpton-La-Peer's in-house job fair November 8th, 2017 and share City of Los Angeles WorkSource resources with job seekers.

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This story is part of the EWDD UPDATES Newsletter from the week of 10/30/2017. Read this issue and more.