Lake George businesses struggle to fill job vacancies

LAKE GEORGE – It’s the time of year when many people head to Lake George to enjoy all the resort community has to offer.

However, this summer, business owners say it’s a full-time job trying to fill jobs.

The employment situation in Lake George this season can be summed up with four words: "Summer’s here, help wanted."

On a picture perfect Friday in Lake George with people filling Canada Street, it’s what you can’t see that keeps business owners up at night.

As indicators point to one of the strongest summers in memory, long-time merchants can’t remember a time when it’s so hard to find workers. Chefs, servers, dishwashers, chamber maids, maintenance workers, you name it, there are jobs available.

Hear long-time business operators discuss why filling jobs is so hard this summer by watching the video of Mark Mulholland’s story.

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