Archives: employment

Henrico claims highest employable Millennial count in Central Virginia

Born between 1982 and 2004, they are the Millennial generation – and their impact on the workplace is significant, especially in Henrico County.

Buz & Ned’s raises employee wages, announces other benefits to attract, keep talent

The restaurant will pay regular hourly workers and tipped employees a starting wage of $12.50 and $8.00 per hour, respectively.

Update: Bill to ban the felony box on job forms fails

A bill to remove the requirement to indicate a criminal record on government employment applications died in a House subcommittee Wednesday.

Day #055: City employee residency initiatives

Residency requirements are bad for attracting talent, but a residency-specific housing stipend could extract many of the same benefits without the cost.

30+ local employers expected at Stratford job fair

Representatives from the information technology, business, health, and culinary/hospitality sectors will be on hand

Virginia’s unemployment rate drops

Virginia’s Employment Commission today released figures regarding the Commonwealth’s unemployment outlook in January. Virginia’s unemployment rate took a drop and remains below national rates.

President Obama will visit Richmond region today

The president will visit the Richmond region for the fourth time since September 2010, as he will address Rolls-Royce Crosspointe this morning on the topics of employment and technology. Gov. Bob McDonnell will also be in attendance