NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The hospitality industry in Nashville is facing an unexpected problem as it grows -- finding enough qualified applicants to fill the number of open positions.
Several new restaurants have located in the city recently in addition to the opening of the Omni Nashville Hotel.
Tennessee Hospitality Association President and CEO Greg Adkins told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/16y9NUn ) that the problem finding qualified workers is greater than the industry expected.
Among those in high demand are culinary and housekeeping staffers. The newspaper reports some businesses are considering applicants with no experience just to fill the need.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.