With unemployment steadily rising across the nation, tourism has been seriously effected. Fewer people can afford a vacation, let alone gambling away their much needed money. This is in turn effects employers ability to offer Las Vegas jobs
in this industry.
Already this year two new major hotel-casino projects have been put off until economic conditions are better. Because the current market is oversaturated with job seekers, employers who still have vacant jobs in the area are now receiving an overwhelming number of resumes.Wynn
, which will soon be opening Encore
, is in the process of trying to hire staff for 5,300 new jobs. The company began accepting application in July and has already received information from more than 65,000 interested job seekers.
“Without question, the combination of the current economic climate and Wynn’s reputation as an employer of choice contributes to the high levels of interest among applicants we are currently experiencing,” said Stephanie Rosol, who is Wynn Las Vegas’ vice president of human resources. “However, the fact remains that we are still looking for people who share our dedication to excellence and passion for impeccable, personalized service. This is truly an exciting time. There’s a rich and varied talent pool out there right now and Wynn proudly offers great jobs with great pay and competitive, comprehensive benefits.”
The positions with Wynn’s Encore that applicants are vying for are for everything imaginable that a hotel and casino will need to be fully operational. Jobs exist housekeeping, hotel operations, security, food and beverage preparation and service along with retail and casino positions. Aside from hiring for the Encore, Wynn Las Vegas has opportunities available for job seekers
Encore is expected to open in December of this year. Already suite reservations are being accepted for dates as early as January 2009. The hotel and casino will have 11 retail outlets, seven different bars and lounges, five restaurants, along with a nightclub and a spa and salon.
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