Orlando parks use job fairs to attract workers

Posted Monday, May 15, 2006 9:18 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Combined, Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and SeaWorld are looking to hire more than 8,000 summer and permanent workers this month and next. Most of the jobs are entry-level positions paying $6.90 to $7.50 an hour. Yet at jobs fairs for the tourism trio last week, lines often were short or nonexistent. At times, greeters had to wait for the next job candidate to show up while rooms full of tables and chairs for applicants stood mostly empty.

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