Over 100 County Residents Compete For Coveted High-Wage Jobs At EDC Hiring Event For Dave And Buster's

Largo, MD - Today, more than 100 candidates crowded the One Stop Career Center in at the Economic Development Corporation headquarters in Largo, Maryland with high expectations of securing gainful employment at the Capitol Heights Dave & Buster's. This popular restaurant and entertainment venue that consistently hosts capacity crowds Thursday through Sunday partnered with the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to fill more than 50 high-wage positions, many paying upwards of $250 per night.  EDC President and CEO Jim Coleman along with EDC Chief Operating Officer Paul Rowe welcomed the candidates and wished them the best of luck in becoming a part of a great international company like Dave & Buster's.
"Prince George's County has an outstanding talent pool, ready and willing to grow in a company like Dave & Buster's," said Coleman.  "This is what the EDC is all about. Helping County residents move from a job to a career and become wealthy in a company with great benefits and the opportunity to grow into management builds strong communities in Prince George's County. I'm excited about today's partnering event with Dave & Buster's."
Pierre McCown, Talent Coordinator for the Capitol Heights Dave & Buster's was delighted by the large turnout of candidates at the hiring event today.  He explained that successful candidate will progress quickly at Dave & Buster's if they are team players, open to new opportunities, and take their training seriously. Dave & Buster's prides itself on providing $2,000 per employee on training before that employee goes on the floor alone. Successful candidates, both part-time and full-time, are also eligible for an impressive benefits package that includes basic medical, dental and vision insurance.  Roughly half of the candidates were invited back for second interviews.
For more information on job opportunities with Dave & Buster's or other employers in the County, contact Ron Hopkins, EDC Business Consultant at (rhopkins@co.pg.md.us) or 301-618-8400.