Category: Job Seekers 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 14, 2017 – Gainesville, Fla.) CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) has been awarded a Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) following Hurricane Irma. The grant is designed to place eligible workers – including those who may have been displaced due to Hurricane Irma – into temporary jobs that assist with recovery and restoration efforts as a…

(June 19, 2017 – Gainesville, Fla.) Startup Quest® teams will reveal which technologies they’ve selected and pitch their business plans to a panel of investor judges on Wednesday, June 21, from 2-6 p.m. at the Startup Quest® Investor Pitch. The pitch contest, awards ceremony, and networking event will be held at the Best Western Gateway…

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…

Media Contact Frank Avery, Director of Communications CareerSource North Central Florida (352) 214-5997, favery@fmsworks.com   (Gainesville, Fla. – March 9, 2017) CareerSource North Central Florida will launch the 2017 Gainesville edition of Startup Quest®, a nationally-recognized 10-week entrepreneurship training program, at an information session on April 12 from 1 p.m. – 4p.m. at the Wyndham…