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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 enjoy amazing benefits and advancement! 

Hotel Reception

You can earn good pay and since hotels are open 24/7, you can find a shift that suits YOUR schedule.

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

New hotels open all the time creating high demand for employees and leaders. You can build a very successful future in the industry!

Great Job Outlook

Professional Chefs

You'll gain skills that can be used in various jobs and career paths. Interpersonal skills, clerical skills, management skills and more!

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

Unlock Your Potential


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

Let Five Stars help you!  Together with NCWorks, you'll have access to some of the best resources and career services to help you quickly prepare for employment and get connected to job opportunities. Our professional, friendly career coach can help you access hospitality training, tuition scholarships, and other services. Hotel partners are eager to meet Five Star participants because they know you will be work-ready. 

Land your dream job with personalized career guidance and support. Connect today!

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

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