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Gainesville Career Center Career Fair, 2018 November 19, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced that the Alachua and Bradford counties maintained the sixth lowest unemployment rates in the State, both sitting at 2.7% in October 2018. Both rates have dropped 0.6% from last year’s unemployment percentages of 3.3%…

CareerSource North Central Florida is honoring local veterans in multiple hiring events in November including Paychecks for Patriots and Beyond the Boots. Paychecks for Patriots, a statewide veteran-dedicated hiring initiative to address the employment needs of veterans is joining forces with this month’s career fair focused on advanced manufacturing jobs. Both events are being held…

On October 25, GRACE Marketplace opened the Josh Greenberg Computer Lab in the community services center. CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) along with Public Consulting Group and Digital Brands helped to provide the resources needed to make this computer lab available to the homeless of Alachua County. The Josh Greenberg Computer Lab includes ten computers,…

August 31, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced today that the Alachua and Bradford counties continued to hold steady with the sixth lowest unemployment rates in the State, both sitting at 3.6%. Alachua County’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% while Bradford County’s unemployment rate remained the same as the previous month,…

Alachua/Bradford Employment & Unemployment Release June 2018  GAINESVILLE, July 27, 2018 CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford Counties continued to lead the state with the fifth and sixth lowest unemployment rates in the State, at 3.7% and 3.6%, respectively. Both rates have dropped from last year’s…

Gainesville — CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that unemployment rates for both Alachua and Bradford Counties dropped to 3.0%, a half-percent lower than the same time last year. Both counties are subsequently tied with 3 others having the fifth lowest unemployment rate in the state according to statistics released by…

CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford Counties unemployment rate dropped to 3.0% and 3.1% respectively; Alachua County is tied with 5 other counties for the fourth lowest rate in the Florida according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Gainesville metro area gained 2,100 new…

CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford Counties unemployment rate dropped to 3.0% and 3.1% respectively; Alachua County is tied with 5 other counties for the fourth lowest rate in the Florida according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Gainesville metro area gained 2,100 new…

April 26, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida will launch the May 2018 cycle of “Opportunity Quest: Own Your Future” at a public Introductory Workshop on Tuesday, May 1 at 2pm. The session will be held at the Gainesville career center at 10 NW Sixth Street. Courses will begin for eligible participants on Tuesday, May 8. The new…

Apprenticeship has long been a major part of the career training process. However, as technology advanced and the world began to change, the push for such training all but completely faded. Despite this, it’s still apparent how valuable apprenticeship is to those hoping to learn a new skill or trade. In the U.S., this realization…