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Five Stars Hotel Employment Initiative



Five Stars Wake is committed to finding the right candidates for jobs at hotels located in Wake County.  We also advocate for business practices that promote supportive work environments and employee satisfaction. Five Stars Wake opens doors of opportunity at local hotels looking for five-star talent. Like you.

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Hospitality is an
industry to
grow with.

Why hotels?

You can be hired today and quickly advance as you gain skills! 

Hotel Reception

Hotels are open 24/7!
There is plenty of opportunity to adjust shifts to fit YOUR schedule. The industry also offers great pay and incentives compared to other jobs in the market.

Competitive Pay & Flexible Hours

Hotel Door Lock

Most hotels offer discounts to their employees such as reduced travel prices, room rates, tips/ bonuses, free meals, and much more!

Employee Discounts & Perks 

Job Candidate

Hotel jobs are currently high in demand. Entering this industry will provide you with stable & steady work. The industry needs future leaders of all backgrounds!

Great Job Outlook

Professional Chefs

Entering the hotel from a different industry? Have no fear! Due to the vast amount of positions in hotels, there is a job suited for everybody! 

Transferable Skills

A glance at what hotels offer employees

Seven new hotels are slated to open in 2023 and 16 more are planned for 2024 all over Wake County, fueling the need for people! Whether you are work-ready today or need time to build your hospitality skills, there is room for you to create a great career or supplemental income.


of hotels have increased wages over the past two years.

> 50%

of hotel GMs got their start in
entry-level positions


of entry-level workers are eligible for a promotion in less than 1 year.

data courtesy of The Hotel Industry

Are you right for the hotel industry? You're a five-star candidate if any of these apply:

  • You crave learning and doing something new

  • You thrive on personal interaction with people from all over the world

  • You take pride in your work no matter how large or small the task

  • You can solve problems on the job

  • You aspire to understand all areas of a business so you can be a fantastic manager

Hotel Room

How Five Stars Can Help


Access to a Hospitality Career Coach

Student Reading Textbook

Tuition Scholarships

Couple Checking In

Access to

Career Training

Politician Shaking Hands

Direct Connection with Hotel Employers

Finding a job that provides both security and fulfillment is not easy. Everyone desires to work where they are valued, in an environment where they positively impact others. Hotel jobs can provide all of this and more.

But why take on the job search by yourself?

Let Five Stars help you!  Together with NCWorks, Five Stars has the resources to quickly help you prepare for jobs and connect you to employment!  Our professional, friendly career coach can help you access hospitality training and tuition scholarships. Our hotel partners are eager to meet Five Star participants because they know you will be work-ready, maximizing the likelihood of landing job interviews. Then you can choose the position that's the best fit for you!

Ready to learn more?

© 2023 by Capital Area Workforce Development
Equal Opportunity Employer / Program

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