“This success is the result of the board working with new employers coming into the area to fill positions that range from entry-level to management before they even open their doors,” said Workforce Development Board President Gwenda Thompson.
The new TA Travel Center in Vero Beach recruited 55 employees for the Subway and Popeye’s stores. Marshall’s and Home Goods stores, which recently opened, filled 110 job positions. Additionally, Benchmark Hospitality hired 65 employees from valets to a human resource manager for Costa D’Este, the newest luxury oceanfront hotel in Vero Beach, owned by Gloria Estefan.
The Workforce Development Board will conduct a job fair in October to recruit 40 to 50 new employees for Coral Hospitality to fill positions for the Vero Beach Hotel and Club.
The Workforce Development Board of the Treasure Coast coordinates workforce solutions for Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties.