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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…

Gainesville Career Center Career Fair, 2018 November 19, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced that the Alachua and Bradford counties maintained the sixth lowest unemployment rates in the State, both sitting at 2.7% in October 2018. Both rates have dropped 0.6% from last year’s unemployment percentages of 3.3%…

CareerSource North Central Florida is honoring local veterans in multiple hiring events in November including Paychecks for Patriots and Beyond the Boots. Paychecks for Patriots, a statewide veteran-dedicated hiring initiative to address the employment needs of veterans is joining forces with this month’s career fair focused on advanced manufacturing jobs. Both events are being held…

GAINESVILLE, FL – Due to road closures for the University of Florida Homecoming parade, CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) will close its Gainesville and Starke Career Centers at 10 NW Sixth Street to the public on Friday, November 2. The Career Centers will open again on Monday, November 5, at 8 a.m. Career Center staff…

On October 25, GRACE Marketplace opened the Josh Greenberg Computer Lab in the community services center. CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) along with Public Consulting Group and Digital Brands helped to provide the resources needed to make this computer lab available to the homeless of Alachua County. The Josh Greenberg Computer Lab includes ten computers,…

August 31, 2018 (Gainesville, Fla.) – CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery announced today that the Alachua and Bradford counties continued to hold steady with the sixth lowest unemployment rates in the State, both sitting at 3.6%. Alachua County’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.6% while Bradford County’s unemployment rate remained the same as the previous month,…

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,…