VEC to Host “LIVE, LOVE & WORK IN VIRGINIA!” Virtual Job Fair Series

August 27, 2021
Joyce Fogg

Richmond — This September, the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) is hosting the “LIVE, LOVE & WORK IN VIRGINIA!” Virtual Job Fair Series as part of its continued effort to connect job seekers and employers. The series is composed of three virtual events focused on highlighting employment opportunities in Northern Virginia, Eastern Virginia, and Western Virginia.

“Virginians are eager to get back to work and the VEC is here to provide assistance to individuals looking for jobs and also to employers, who are increasing their workforces,” said Commissioner Ellen Marie Hess, Virginia Employment Commission. “Throughout the state, businesses are hiring and the VEC is committed to helping Virginians get back to work with the tools and resources they need,” added Hess. 

Job seekers are able to view jobs, post their resumes, and apply for positions up to two days before the event. During the event, job seekers are given the opportunity to chat or video conference with employers interested in their qualifications.

More information on the LIVE, LOVE & WORK IN VIRGINIA! Job Fair series can be found below:

  • LIVE, LOVE & WORK IN VIRGINIA! Northern Virginia, Shenandoah Valley, and Charlottesville
    September 8, 2021 - 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • LIVE, LOVE & WORK IN VIRGINIA! Eastern Virginia, including Norfolk, Hampton, and Richmond
    September 9, 2021- 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • LIVE, LOVE & WORK IN VIRGINIA! Southwestern and South Central Virginia
    September 14, 2021 - 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

To register, find information on job openings, and view other services offered to support job seekers, please visit

About the Virginia Employment Commission

The Virginia Employment Commission, a state agency under the Secretary of Labor, is dedicated to promoting economic growth and stability by delivering and coordinating workforce services to include: policy development; job placement services; temporary income support; workforce information; and transition and training services. To accomplish this mission, the agency partners with stakeholders; develops and empowers staff; improves its processes; embraces innovative solutions and technologies; and continually renews the organization. Additional information can be found on VEC’s webpage at: