Category: Job Seekers News

March 21, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $350,000 in state pilot grants to launch or expand three pilot workforce programs for residents of Alachua and Bradford counties. The grants, established by CareerSource Florida and administered under a fund through the Florida Department of…

August 16, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida will kick off the latest cycle of “Opportunity Quest: Own Your Future” at a public Introductory Workshop on Monday, August 20th, at 2 PM. The session will be held at the Gainesville Career Center at 10 NW Sixth Street. Subsequent courses will begin for eligible participants on Tuesday,…

By now, most people have heard of the “gig economy” and have heard it’s changing certain aspects of the way businesses are run. That said, not everyone has a full understanding of this new phenomenon and how exactly it relates to them. As a business owner or community leader, it’s important that you educate yourself…

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…

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,…