Vail Daily Article: Hiring Hampered by Housing

If you apply for a seasonal job at Venture Sports – or just about anywhere else in the valley – then one question is going to come up at the beginning of the interview: Do you have a place to live? “If you don’t have housing, I won’t promise you a job until you get here and show me a lease,” Venture Sports owner Mike Brumbaugh said. “If you show up and don’t have a place and then leave, I’m doubly out of luck.”

With that in mind, though, Brumbaugh said he’s doing pretty well getting his stores ready for┬áthe winter, estimating that all three Venture Sports stores have about 70 percent of their winter employees hired.

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