VEC to Host 3-Day “Back2Work Hiring Blitz”

September 28, 2021
Joyce Fogg

Richmond — This week, the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) is co-hosting the “Petersburg Back2Work On the Spot Hiring Blitz” job fair starting September 28, 2021. The event is scheduled to run for three days and focuses on providing job seekers and employers with the opportunity to connect both in-person and virtually. Other event sponsors include the City of Petersburg, Virginia Career Works, Virginia Department of Veterans Services, and Greater Works Christian Fellowship.

All in-person events will take place at the Petersburg Public Library on 201 West Washington Street, Petersburg, VA. To sign-up for the job fair, please visit Participants must also register for Virginia Employment Services on the Virginia Workforce Connection website prior to attending the event. Location and event details for the three-day “Petersburg Back2Work On the Spot Hiring Blitz” series can be found below:

  • Petersburg Back2Work on the Spot Hiring Blitz: September 28, 2021- 9:00 am-5:00 pm at the Peterburg Public Library  
  • Petersburg Back2Work on the Spot Hiring Blitz Interviews & Onboarding: September 29 , 2021 -9:00 am-5:00 pm at the Petersburg Public Library
  • Virtual Petersburg Back2Work on the Spot Hiring Blitz– September 30, 2021-9:00 am-2:00 pm,

To 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: