Category: Job Seekers News

September 16, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.)– CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford County unemployment rate was 3.4% in July, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The regional labor force was 149,081, up 1,301 available workers over the past year. In July, CareerSource NCFL assisted 1,672…

August 6, 2019 (Starke, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida announces that the Starke Career Center has now fully relocated to its new location at 101 East Call Street. Jobseekers seeking services should visit the new location. The previous location at 819 S. Walnut Street closed Thursday, June 27 at 5pm. On Thursday, August 22,…

June 12, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) On Wednesday, June 12, 2019 CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) partnered with CareerSource Florida Crown to host a large-scale hiring event for Mortenson Construction, a national firm that specializes in the construction of large scale solar and wind power projects. The event took place from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM…

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…