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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 22, 2019 (Starke, Fla.) – On Thursday, August 22, CareerSource North Central Florida and the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a grand opening for the Starke Career Center, newly relocated at 101 E. Call Street in downtown Starke. “The relocation to the heart of historic downtown Starke has been a long-time…

Gainesville — CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford County unemployment rate was 3.4% in June, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The regional labor force was 147,082, up 875 available workers over the past year. In June, CareerSource NCFL assisted 619 businesses hiring for…

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,…

July 15, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.)- On Monday, June 24th, CareerSource North Central Florida elected its 2019-2020 Board of Directors Officers. Dr. Jeffrey Tate, Chief Operating Officer for CTD Holdings, an Alachua, Fla.-based biopharmaceutical manufacturing firm, assumed the role of Chair effective July 1. He succeeded Dawn Strickland, a Bradford County entrepreneur and 2018-2019 Chair of…

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…

Gainesville Career Center Career Fair, 2018 March 19, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced that both Alachua and Bradford counties continued to drop with a regional unemployment rate of 3.8 percent, which is .1 percent lower than last year’s regional rate. Alachua County’s unemployment rate was 3.8%. Bradford…

GAINESVILLE, FL – Both the Gainesville Career Center and the Starke Career Center will follow Alachua and Bradford county holiday schedules and close on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. Both locations will reopen for normal hours on Wednesday, December 26, at 8 a.m. In addition, both Career Centers will remain closed on Tuesday,…

CareerSource North Central Florida recognized 35 graduates from the fall 2018 sessions of Opportunity Quest: Own Your Future” and “Startup Quest Bootcamp” in more than three different sessions. “Opportunity Quest: Own Your Future” is a 4-week business training program designed to help determined people who want a great job or even to start a business…