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Hiring Resources for Restaurants, Nightlife Operators, and Businesses

Jul 13, 2021
looking through the window, a waiter takes the order of a woman at a table of a nice restaurant with wine glasses on the table

The NYC Hospitality Alliance is available to serve as a resource for restaurants and nightlife operators as they face hiring challenges. The NYC Hospitality Alliance, with the support of the NYC Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC), has compiled a list of organizations that provide job placement and workforce development services for various jobs within the city’s hospitality sector, and other industries. These organizations can assist businesses in identifying talent and expanding the pool of potential candidates.

Click here to view the NYC Hospitality Alliance's list of organizations.

Likewise, the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) runs Hospitality Hire, a no-cost recruitment resource from its Career Center, Workforce1. The SBS Workforce1 Career Centers can tap a pool of 100,000+ candidates to identify qualified individuals to meet your Front-of-House and Back-of-House hiring needs by:  

  • Sourcing job seekers through its candidate databases, paid advertisements (at no cost to you) and through local partner organizations;   
  • Recruiting and screening candidates based on your needs—and referring the most qualified to your restaurant; and   
  • Scheduling interviews.   

Click here to request these recruitment services at no cost from the NYC Department of Small Business Services.

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