Category: Employers News

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…

Statewide Hiring Fair Continues to Connect Florida Veterans with Career Opportunities GAINESVILLE, FL – CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) is once again participating in “Paychecks for Patriots,” a veteran-dedicated hiring event held each November. The CareerSource NCFL events will take on November 8th and 9th from 9AM – 1PM respectively. Alachua County | November 8,…

October 10, 2017 – Gainesville, FL – The CONNECT (Creating Opportunities (through) Networking New and Existing Companies (with our region’s) Talent) professional networking group has teamed up with Santa Fe College’s Back to Work 50+ program to reach greater heights in connecting employers with skilled local professional job seekers. Joining forces with Santa Fe College,…

Media Contact Frank Avery, Director of Communications CareerSource North Central Florida (352) 214-5997, favery@fmsworks.com CareerSource NCFL Gainesville career center, 10 NW Sixth Street (Gainesville, Fla. – March 14, 2017) CareerSource North Central Florida will host a recruitment event on Wednesday, March 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Gainesville career center to fill…

Today’s workforce succumbs to a wide range of personal dilemmas, such as stress, marital difficulties, financial trouble, legal issues and more. When lifestyle-related behaviors and chronic conditions affect your employees, you may notice a decline in productivity, employee engagement and business profitability, in addition to increased healthcare costs. As an employer, how can you communicate…

David Massias, CEO and cofounder of Shadow Health, kicked off the 2014 Company Lifestyle series with a presentation and roundtable discussion on building and maintaining effective organizational culture. What began as a startup in the Florida Innovation Hub, educational software developer Shadow Health now serves more than 400 nursing programs in North America. The company,…