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November 22, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) assisted 31 job seekers, including 11 veterans on Tuesday, November 12 at Paychecks for Patriots, a special hiring fair dedicated to employing veterans. The event was held at the CareerSource North Central Florida Gainesville Career Center at 10 NW 6th street from 10:00 AM until…

November 15, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.)– CareerSource North Central Florida congratulates Disabled Veterans Operational Program (DVOP) Specialist Elijah Hamilton for being recognized with the Veterans Impact Award for outstanding employees working in veterans services. Elijah was recognized during the October 24 Veterans Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Greater Gainesville Chamber and VyStar Credit Union. “We are…

October 21, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery reported that Alachua County, followed closely by Bradford County, had the lowest unemployment rate in the region with 2.8 percent and 2.9 percent. This rate lowered 0.1 percent from last year’s region’s rate of 2.9 percent. Meanwhile, the region’s September 2019…

Oct 7, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.)- CareerSource North Central Florida congratulates Sheng Wood, Quality Performance Trainer at CareerSource NCFL, for being recognized by the Florida Workforce Development Association and CareerSource Florida as a Workforce Professional Champion and Service Innovator. Sheng was recognized during the September 23 CareerSource North Central Florida Board Meeting at the Gainesville Career…

September 25, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.) — CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford County unemployment rate was 3.3% in August, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The regional labor force was 147,497, up 1,997 available workers over the past year. In August, CareerSource NCFL assisted…

A previous version of this press release erroneously stated that the region assisted 1,672 businesses. The numbers for ‘services provided to businesses’ and ‘businesses provided services’ were mistakenly reversed. The corrected release is below. September 16, 2019 (Gainesville, Fla.)– CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford County…

  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…