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Bar Louie hires for hospitality jobs in San Antonio

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Bar Louie, an urban bar and eatery know for for their handcrafted signature martinis, also features a selection of distinctly prepared food such as small plates, flatbreads, salads, sandwiches, burgers and large plates, is opening in San Antonio at the Shops at La Cantera and will be creating hospitality jobs in San Antonio.

Bar Louie will open in July.

They will be hiring for several positions, full and part-time. These positions vary.

San Antonio is known for its famous Riverwalk, friendly people, and delicious restaurants.

It will be the second Bar Louie location in San Antonio with neighboring Stone Oak location, which opened in April.

Bar Louie is hosting a job fair at 15806 IH 10 West in the St. Augustine Room at the Drury Inn & Suites on June 3rd – June 8th and June 10th – 15th from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. They will be hiring front and back of house employees including servers, bartenders, host/hostesses, door hosts, cooks and dishwashers.

Bar Louie also features a selection of imports, microbrews and over 20 wines by the glass, cocktail drinkers will revel in signature martinis, mojitos and margaritas made from the highest quality ingredients, fresh fruit and hand squeezed juices.

Company creates more space for San Antonio jobs

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

With the addition of more office space, more San Antonio jobs are possible.

BusinesSuites, a nationwide operator of executive office suites, has opened its first location in San Antonio, Texas, BusinesSuites Sonterra.

BusinesSuites Sonterra is located in north-central San Antonio on East Sonterra Boulevard at the corner of Ronald Reagan Drive in the Stone Oak area. BusinesSuites Sonterra is adjacent to Ronald Reagan High School and North Central Baptist Hospital and offers convenient access to US Highway 281 and Loop 1604. The center is only 10 minutes from the Shops at La Cantera and the San Antonio International Airport.

The center will provide furnished San Antonio office space, complete with live phone answering, business-class Internet, and amenities plus access to meeting rooms and a café.

This San Antonio executive suite will be available in early December with flexible terms allowing short-term and small space users an economic alternative to the long-term financial commitment of conventional office space. For clients who travel, BusinesSuites offers the opportunity to utilize the café, conference rooms and day offices at any BusinesSuites location across Texas or across the nation all as part of the BusinesSuites service package.

BusinesSuites has 21 locations across Texas, Maryland, Nevada and Virginia. BusinesSuites Sonterra will be BusinesSuites’ 11th location in Texas.

“The growth and diversity of San Antonio’s economy makes it a great fit for our model of premium service executive suites and virtual offices. Today, we’re seeing entrepreneurs, professionals and even employees of Fortune 1000 companies move away from high-cost traditional office space towards more flexible workspace options like executive suites and virtual offices,” said John G. Jordan, President of BusinesSuites and Past President of the Global Workspace Association. “BusinesSuites Sonterra will offer a range of flexible workspaces including private offices, conference rooms and collaborative spaces in a professional, upscale environment.”

Employers plan on hiring grads for San Antonio jobs

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Many Texas employers are committed to hiring new grads for San Antonio jobs.

That’s according to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.

More than half (53 percent) of U.S. employers plan to hire recent college graduates in 2013, on par with 2012 (54 percent) and up significantly from 46 percent in 2011 and 44 percent in 2010.

According to the survey, information technology employers rank ahead of all industries with 65 percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals planning to hire recent graduates. They are followed by financial services employers (63 percent) and health care employers (56 percent). Additionally, the survey found that employers in IT and financial services are the most likely to recruit workers for hard-to-fill jobs (37 percent, each) prior to graduation.

Of employers who plan to hire recent college graduates, 27 percent expect to offer higher starting salaries than they did in 2012 with nearly half reporting that starting salaries will range between $30,000 and $49,999, but strong percentages plan to extend offers at the low and high ends of the pay scale as well:

Less than $30,000 — 25 percent
$30,000 to less than $40,000 — 29 percent
$40,000 to less than $50,000 — 20 percent
$50,000 and higher — 25 percent

Recruiters will be primarily looking for recent college graduates to fill two types of jobs: front-line customer and client facing roles such as customer service and sales, and roles that require specific technical knowledge or hard skills, such as IT, finance or health care.

IT — 26 percent (employers recruiting for jobs in this role)
Customer service — 19 percent
Finance/accounting — 16 percent
Sales — 16 percent
Business development — 15 percent
Health care — 12 percent

“New college graduates are facing a better employment situation this year, but the number of employers planning to recruit them are still trailing pre-recession estimates by more than 20 percentage points,” said Brent Rasmussen, president of CareerBuilder North America. “The market remains highly competitive. Those graduating with niche or technical skill sets will be in a better position to find more opportunities in higher-paying jobs.”

Are companies hiring for physical therapy jobs in San Antonio?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

The Wanted Analytics took a closer look and pulled a lot of data to analyze whether or not people are hiring for physical therapy jobs in San Antonio, or in other cities around the U.S.

In the latest BLS report, the healthcare industry added 23,000 jobs, close to the 12-month average.

According to a blog on the company’s site, in March, there were just over 1 million jobs for healthcare related occupations, representing a 3% year-over-year increase in hiring. 75% over the jobs (approximately 754,000) were posted directly by employers, whereas staffing firms accounted for 25% of available healthcare job during March.

Not only did RN’s have the most available job ads, but demand is also up about 13% when compared to march of 2012. However, Critical Care Nurses had the highest year-over-year growth with 34% more jobs posted online this year than during last March.

The metro areas with the most healthcare jobs are New York, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, and Atlanta. Hiring in New York was up about 4% in March compared to last year.

The number of jobs in Dallas grew the most in March, though, up an incredible 32% compared to last year. With the increased competition among employers to attract healthcare talent in Dallas, the time-to-fill and difficulty-to-hire is likely to be higher than the US average.

Jobs for healthcare professionals remain online for about 53 days in Dallas – or 7.5 weeks.