Author: Angela Pate

Question: Can a Respondent apply to conduct any configuration of the three required Business services activities? They are listed as employer outreach and recruitment, skilled job seeker recruitment, and other special services. Could a Respondent then apply to conduct only employer outreach and recruitment or only skilled job seeker recruitment? Answer: Yes. As stated on…

Did you know that your local economic and workforce development system are one of the best in the nation, according to the US Chamber of Commerce? Do you know why?  Come find out! At a time when proposed changes in our nation’s workforce system may remove the majority business-controlled Workforce Investment Board model, take the…

“This article is part of a “Spirit of Collaboration” series highlighting successful collaborative efforts between CareerSource North Central Florida and the business community.” The entrepreneurial spirit continues to thrive in Gainesville, impacting people of all ages – from degree-holding, displaced professionals to high school and middle school students. Horizon Center Alternative School recently held a…

“This article is part of a “Spirit of Collaboration” series highlighting successful collaborative efforts between CareerSource North Central Florida and the business community.” CareerSource North Central Florida is connecting local businesses and nonprofits with one another to create healthy, supportive workplaces across north central Florida. B&B Office Systems and Tobacco Free Alachua connected at a…

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Join CareerSource North Central Florida in celebrating the regional Startup Quest™ teams as they reveal which technologies they’ve selected and pitch their business plans to a panel of investor judges! CareerSource North Central Florida will host the Investor Pitch and Awards Presentation on Tuesday, June 3 at Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville, 1714…

“Spirit of Collaboration” “Spirit of Collaboration” is a series of articles that highlight successful collaborative efforts between CareerSource North Central Florida and the business community. CareerSource North Central Florida and Santa Fe College Career Resource Center are connecting soon-to-be graduates with various training and employment resources. Santa Fe College is hosting “Grad Day” for its…

FloridaWorks Executive director, chair honored with leadership award FloridaWorks board of directors Chairman Ken McGurn and Executive Director Angela Pate were honored Jan. 29 at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting with the Dr. J.Wayne Reitz Leadership Award. Each year the Council for Economic Outreach, Alachua County’s economic development body, gives the award…

The Startup Quest pilot program ended May 11, 2011. Data is tracked quarterly. Date Data Recorded Total Number of Participants Who Have Become Employed June 2013 73 March 5, 2013 68 December 5, 2012 65 October 31, 2012 61 August 14, 2012 61 January 24, 2012 57 November 21, 2011 39 September 19, 2011 37…