Media Archive


CareerSource NCFL Receives Grant
WCJB ABC-20, Aug 3, 2016

$4M grant tackles barriers for job seekers, including childcare
The Gainesville Sun, Aug 3, 2016

Marshalls updates payscale for today’s hiring event
The Gainesville Sun, July 19, 2016

Marshalls sets hiring event for Butler North store
The Gainesville Sun, July 18, 2016

Thousands lost cable service after two fiber lines cut
The Gainesville Sun, July 13, 2016

About Town: Community briefs for week of June 30
The Gainesville Sun, June 30, 2016

Event brings Pleasant Street community together
The Gainesville Sun, June 15, 2016

Unity event planned in Duval
The Gainesville Sun, May 25, 2016

Need a job? Enmployers to gather for Gainesville career fair
WUFT, April 22, 2016

City hosting job fair
The Gainesville Guardian, April 21, 2016

Program offers construction related training
The Gainesville Guardian, April 20, 2016

Anne Favre named executive director of CareerSource North Central Florida
The Gainesville Sun, April 20, 2016

CareerSource NCFL: Center for jobs and training
The Gainesville Guardian, April 13, 2016

CareerSource NCFL hosts record recruitment events
The Gainesville Sun, January 25, 2016

CareerSource NCFL executive director resigns to pursue career in real estate
The Gainesville Sun, January 12, 2016


Editorial: Cheers (USR Systems Hiring)
The Gainesville Sun, December 19, 2015

Software firm USR Systems announces center in Gainesville, 140 jobs
The Gainesville Sun, December 16, 2015

Tech sector small but rising fast in supportive environment
The Gainesville Sun, December 10, 2015

Gainesville Dev Academy graduates first group of coders
The Gainesville Sun, December 1, 2015

Tech fair attracts students
The Independent Florida Alligator, November 4, 2015

Jobs center opens today in new spot
The Gainesville Guardian, November 1, 2015

Spirit of collaboration: Chamber trip focuses on Florida city’s successes
The Columbia Daily Tribute, November 1, 2015

New CareerSource NCFL location
The Gainesville Sun Business Blog, October 30, 2015

CareerSource NCFL to host entrepreneur events
The Gainesville Sun, October 13, 2015

Startup Quest® awards $40,000 in cash and prizes
The Tallahassee Democrat, October 8, 2015

Duval Block Party is ‘all about the kids’
The Gainesville Sun, August 19, 2015

Startup Quest: Promoting Collaboration in the Innovation Economy
Business in the Heart of Florida, July 1, 2015

Scott names two to CareerSource board
Gainesville Sun, March 12, 2015

UF showcases its star innovators
Gainesville Sun, March 12, 2015

CareerSource North Central Florida, formerly FloridaWorks, honored three past board members
Alachua County business announcements for week of Feb. 1, 2015
Gainesville Sun, January 29, 2015

Dozens of employers stand ready to interview vets for jobs
Gainesville Sun, January 12, 2015

Education Means Business: Bridging the Skills Gap
Business in the Heart of Florida, January 7, 2015

District 1 update
Gainesville Guardian, January 7, 2015
Update of City of Gainesville accomplishments in 2014 made in District 1, which encompasses east Gainesville.



State muscle added to Starke’s economic elevation
Gainesville Sun, December 30, 2014

Alachua County’s job market growing
Gainesville Sun, November 7, 2014

BUSINESS PROFILE: Finding the perfect adventure
Roger Catchpole is the CEO of Sporting Odyssey and
Gainesville Sun, October 23, 2014

Seasonal hiring looking solid for the holidays
The Gainesville Sun, October 17, 2014

Job-training agency gets $10M for health, tech careers
The Gainesville Sun, October 16, 2014

Job-training agency gets $10M for health, tech careers
The Gainesville Sun, October 16, 2014

Washington offers help for long-term unemployed
Merced Sun-Star, October 15, 2014

Big Bend region to get help for long-term unemployed
Tallahassee Democrat, October 15, 2014

VIDEO:Future of Florida Forum: Welcome & Opening Luncheon, September 29, 2014
Startup Quest® Co-Founder and OwnForce Executive Chair Angela Pate spoke on the entrepreneurship panel with other job-creation focused leaders JPMorgan Chase Executive Director Helen Stewart; Mike Tomas, President and CEO of Bioheart Inc. and Chairman of the Florida International University Global Entrepreneurship Center; Sherry Sacino, Founder and President, Youth Empowerment Alliance, Inc.; and Tony McGee, CEO, HNM Global Logistics.

Job and Trade Fair is Tuesday
Gainesville Sun, September 3, 2014

Gainesville-based SharpSpring being sold, will move into renovated Firestone building
Gainesville Sun, August 15, 2014

American Heroes Air Show – 2014 Event Yearbook
Produced by volunteers with a passion for aviation and public safety, the American Heroes Air Show is the nation’s premier admission-free, helicopter-only aviation experience designed to educate the community, media and elected officials about the critical value rotary-wing aviation delivers every day to public safety and homeland security.

Company creates a safety net | PDF
Gainesville Sun, July 13, 2014

Startup Quest Lighting a Fire Under Budding Entrepreneurs
Sunshine State News, July 11, 2014

Better Highway Barriers Using NASA Technology Could Save Lives
NASA Johnson Space Center, July 2, 2014

CEO unveils assertive 5-year plan for local development
Gainesville Sun, June 25, 2014

Alachua County Business Announcements
Gainesville Sun, June 22, 2014

Howard Bishop students earn tech certifications
Gainesville Sun, June 9, 2014

Gainesville-based Altavian reaches funding deal
Gainesville Sun, June 2, 2014

Tech Toybox gives inventors the tools to produce a prototype
Business Profile on two-time Startup Quest™ mentor Mark Davidson
Gainesville Sun, June 8, 2014

2 training programs are busy grooming entrepreneurs
Gainesville Sun, June 4, 2014

View the Career Resource Guide here
Gainesville Sun, April 26, 2014

Experts say email a good way to follow up after an interview
Ocala Star Banner, April 26, 2014

Resources available to help you find your true calling
Gainesville Sun, April 26, 2014

Employers look beyond education, experience
Gainesville Sun, April 26, 2014

SumTotal tops list of top-paying open positions
Gainesville Sun, April 26, 2014

Employers look beyond experience, education
Ocala Star Banner, April 25, 2014

Startup Quest™: Turning Today’s Unemployed into Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs
Our Town Magazine, Spring 2014; pp 74-78

CareerSource NCFL connects Santa Fe College graduates with local employment opportunities
Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, April 7, 2014

Startup Quest™ Team May Land a Big Catch
Business in the Heart of Florida, February 28, 2014

FloridaWorks now CareerSource North Central Florida
Business Report North Central Florida, February 13, 2014

FloridaWorks pushing for return of TANF funds
The Gainesville Sun, February 3, 2014



UF, FloridaWorks hold second Startup Quest™ Investor Pitch Competition
North Central Florida Business Report, November 22, 2013

Startup Quest competition
GTN News, November 20, 2013

FloridaWorks, Workforce changing their names
The Guardian, November 20, 2013

Infinite Energy shares organizational culture tips at Company Lifestyle workshop
Business in the Heart of Florida, November 8, 2013

Painter honored for career, built one brick at a time
Business in the Heart of Florida, November 8, 2013
Jim Painter of Painter Masonry was named Builder of the Year by the Florida Home Builders Association. Painter is a FloridaWorks board member and Legislative Committee Chair.

Gainesville Stand Down Event Offers Homeless Veterans Food, Social Services
WUFT News, November 1, 2013

Vets get supplies, encouragement at Stand Down
The Gainesville Sun, October 31, 2013

Agencies fall in to help vets during annual Stand Down
The Gainesville Sun, October 28, 2013

120 seasonal warehouse jobs being filled
Gainesville Guardian, October 23, 2013

Blue-collar talent is too scarce locally, execs say
The Gainesville Sun, October 16, 2013

Becoming tobacco-free means Disney trip
Business in the Heart of Florida, October 15, 2013

Gainesville Businesses Hope to Learn from Experience
WUFT News, October 11, 2013

Hawthorne Middle/High School Will Offer Students A Higher Education Sampling
WUFT News, October 8, 2013

Area companies growing — and training new workers — through grant program
The Gainesville Sun, October 5, 2013

Locally job prospects are dim for those with no GED
“Workforce and education officials say the answer is more training and education.”
The Gainesville Sun, September 21, 2013

Florida Works hosted its first IT Workforce Conference to recruit and retain the area’s top technology talent
GTN News, September 18, 2013

Area businesses brainstorm for ways to recruit qualified IT applicants
The Gainesville Sun, September 18, 2013

Library Partnership to sponsor job fair
The Gainesville Sun, September 18, 2013

Needy families hurt by program cutbacks
A look at state budget cuts to workforce development in the TANF block grant
The Gainesville Sun, September 8, 2013

Startup Quest launching in Broward, around the state
Miami Herald, September 6, 2013

Bring resume, and confidence, to Gainesville Job Fair
The Gainesville Sun, September 6, 2013

Gainesville Job Fair set for Tuesday
Gainesville Guardian, September 5, 2013

Great success: On Aug. 15, the Institute for Workforce Innovation’s Project YouthBuild hosted its class of 2013 graduation at the Thomas Center.
Letters to the Editor, The Gainesville Sun, August 29, 2013

Oaks Mall seeks holiday workers
Gainesville Guardian, August 28, 2013

FloridaWorks Promotes 100+ Job Openings for Mall Business Community
North Central Florida Business Report, August 28, 2013

Oaks Mall shops seeking 100-plus holiday workers
The Gainesville Sun, August 27, 2013

FloridaWorks brings innovative training program back to Gainesville
The Gainesville Sun, August 26, 2013

Are tech firms helping to create jobs for the rest of us?
The Gainesville Sun, August 14, 2013

FloridaWorks Accepting Employer Applications for On-The-Job Training Funding
Chamber e-Journal, Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, August 6, 2013

Gainesville unemployment rates are below state average
GTN News, July 2013

Start Up Downtown draws big crowd
North Central Florida Business Report, July 19, 2013

Almost 200 people take part in inaugural Start Up Downtown
Gainesville Sun, July 18, 2013
Photo Gallery

Startups Showcased at Startup Downtown tonight
Chamber e-Journal, Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, July 18, 2013

Downtown job fair to be held tonight
the Independent Florida Alligator, July 18, 2013

Gainesville to host IT job fair
North Central Florida Business Report, July 2013

Startups looking for job seekers at Thursday’s Start Up Downtown
Gainesville Sun, July 16, 2013

Silicon Valley does it, Austin does it, Gainesville does ‘IT’, too
Chamber e-Journal, Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, July 15, 2013

Silicon Valley does it, Austin does it, Gainesville does IT too
Business in the Heart of Florida, July 9, 2013

SharpSpring right at home amid all the startup buzz
Gainesville Sun, July 5, 2013

Program targets adults, dislocated workers
Gainesville Sun, June 26, 2013

Florida Institute Funds NeuroNet Learning
Florida Institute, May 16, 2013

Paychecks for Patriots Event
WCJB TV-20, May 10, 2013

Education Symposium
WCJB TV-20, May 10, 2013

Paychecks for Patriots job fair held in Gainesville
The Gainesville Sun, May 10, 2013

[WIA Youth] Program targets teens, young adults
The Gainesville Sun, May 8, 2013

Startup Quest: Entrepreneur training for out-of-work professionals
Jacksonville Business Journal
May 3, 2013

Programs will teach professionals entrepreneurship
Jacksonville Business Journal
April 30, 2013

Some 500 come for Job Fair at SF college
The Gainesville Sun, April 26, 2013

Alachua County to Hold Spring Job Fair
The Business Report, April 26, 2013

Job Fair is Saturday at SF College
The Gainesville Sun, April 25, 2013

Mobiquity expands to Gainesville, creating 260 jobs
University of Florida News, April 24, 2013

Pollo Tropical Partners with FloridaWorks to Bring 120 Jobs to Gainesville
The Business Report, April 16, 2013

Pollo Tropical hiring for new location
The Gainesville Sun, April 11, 2013

“Stay in the Swamp” Career Fair Aims to Retain Local Talent
Business Report, April 3, 2013

Hough Graduate School event to match students, alumni with local employers
University of Florida News, March 27, 2013

Business Partners Needed for FloridaWorks’ Youth Program
Business Report, March 22, 2013

2012 in business: Innovation economy thrives locally
The Gainesville Sun, Anthony Clark, January 1, 2013


Jobless benefits being reduced; minimum wage rises
The Gainesville Sun, Fred Hiers, December 28, 2012 Announces Expansion in Gainesville
The Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, December 11, 2012

5 steps for finding work for the over 50
AARP, December 1, 2012

Mindtree Celebrated Grand Opening
The Business Report (repost), November 13, 2012

Governor Rick Scott Attends Grand Opening of Mindtree Limited’s First U.S. Delivery Center
State News Release, November 13, 2012

Holiday Hiring at the Oaks Mall
The Business Report, (Repost) November 5, 2012

New program empowers women in tech startups
University of Florida News, Press Release, November 1, 2012

Scott visits Prioria Robotics, touts signs of Florida recovery
The Gainesville Sun, Anthony Clark, October 19, 2012

Governor Rick Scott Tours Prioria Robotics’ New Headquarters Site
State News Release, October 19, 2012

Gov. Scott visits Gainesville, speaks about importance of technology
WUFT-FM, Ashlyn Robinson, October 19, 2012

Graduate career fair today
The Independent Florida Alligator, Colleen Wright, October 17, 2012

Results starting to show locally from September job fair
The Gainesville Sun, Chris Alcantara, October 12, 2012

What Happens to the Children of the Unemployed?
National Journal, Nancy Cook, October 11, 2012

EGI honors leaders, hands out scholarships
Gainesville Guardian, Aida Mallard, October 3, 2012

FloridaWorks aims to put people in jobs
Florida Today, William Ronat, September 28, 2012

Santa Fe to host forum
The Gainesville Guardian, Aida Mallard, September 19, 2012

An Entrepreneur at Any Age
North Central Florida Business Report, September 20, 2012

Gainesville Job Fair Filled To Capacity
WCJB TV20, Trent Kelly, September 11, 2012

Gainesville Job Fair to feature more than 35 employers
Erin Rauch, WUFT, September 10, 2012

Labor Daze Fest…Not Just For The Working
WCJB TV20, Stephanie Bechara, September 2, 2012

BCC to receive $ 1.1 million from Labor Department
Florida Today, Mackenzie Ryan, August 29, 2012

Now available locally: a class in customer service
The Gainesville Sun (Repost), Desiree Farnum, August 29, 2012

Now available locally: a class in customer service, Desiree Farnum, August 29, 2012

Gainesville gets workforce grant for youths
Jacksonville Business Journal, Sarah Mueller, August 29, 2012

Grants lead to new jobs
Gainesville Guardian, August 29, 2012

City, FloridaWorks, chamber partner to hold job fair (Repost), Christopher Curry, August 29, 2012

City, FloridaWorks, chamber partner to hold job fair
The Gainesville Sun, Christopher Curry, August 29, 2012

Agencies host city-wide job, career fair
Gainesville Guardian, August 29, 2012

Startup Quest Launch
University of Florida New, Press Release, August 28, 2012

Twelve Companies Benefit from the $3.1 Million HBOTT Grant
Innovation Gainesville, Alisha, August 27, 2012

Hiring plans for area tech companies get boost from FloridaWorks grants
Sunshine State News (Repost), August 24, 2012

Hiring plans for area tech companies get boost from FloridaWorks grants
The Gainesville Sun, Anthony Clark, August 24, 2012

FloridaWorks Grant Helps Create Jobs
Business Report, Chris Eversole, August 23, 2012

Where to find part-time jobs
The Independent Florida Alligator, Chris Alcantara, August 15, 2012

David Massias: Spirit of Gainesville nominee
The Gainesville Sun, August 8, 2012

Job fairs set for Saturday and Sept. 11 (repost), August 8, 2012

Job fairs set for Saturday and Sept. 11
The Gainesville Sun, August 8, 2012

City’s job fair scheduled for Sept. 11
Gainesville Sun, August 8, 2012


Things looking up for Gainesville’s job seekers
GTN News, August 3, 2012

Unemployment Rate Down, But Millions Still Looking for Work
GTN News, George Solis, December 13, 2011

Vow to Hire Heroes Act Could Help Local Vets Find Work
Gainesville Sun, Anthony Clark, December 7, 2011

Rosa Parks Committee Honors Three
Gainesville Sun, Cleveland Tinker, November 23, 2011

@Work Angela Pate
Gainesville Sun, Chad Smith, November 14, 2011

Closing of Hawthorne Mill Leaves a Town Hurting
The Republic, Anthony Clark, November 12, 2011

Three to be Honored at Rosa Parks Event
Gainesville Sun, Cleveland Tinker, November 11, 2011

Closing of Hawthorne Plywood Mill Leaves a Town Hurting, Anthony Clark, November 6, 2011

Closing of Hawthorne Mill Leaves a Town Hurting
Gainesville Sun, Anthony Clark, November 6, 2011

Liberty Fest Takes Place Sunday at Santa Fe College
Gainesville Sun, Jackie Alexander, November 4, 2011

Library District Wins National Award for Community Involvement
Gainesville Sun, Christopher Curry, October 28, 2011

Good Workers Hard to Find Despite Joblessness
Business Report, Chris Eversole, October 17, 2011

Santa Fe CIED Newsletter October/November 2011
SF CIED, October 6, 2011

For Men Only
Gainesville Sun, Cleveland Tinker, September 29, 2011

Latino Festival Gives Gainesville a Dose of Culture
Gainesville Sun, Amritha Alladi, September 24, 2011

Latino Festival Marks 10 Years With Extended Celebration
Gainesville Sun, Evvy Struzynski, September 22, 2011

Gainesville One-Stop Career Center Busy as Alachua County Unemployment Reaches 8.6%
WUFT News, Amy Rigby, September 15, 2011

Santa Fe EGI Will Host Forum
Gainesville Guardian, Aida Mallard, September 15, 2011

Business Announcements
Gainesville Sun, September 11, 2011

UF Sponsored Entrepreneurial Program Named Finalist for National Award
University of Florida News, September 6, 2011

First Downtown Street Party in Gainesville a Success
Cindy Swirko, Gainesville Sun, September 2, 2011

Changes to Florida Unemployment Benefit Policy
Chris Gilmore, WCJB-TV20, August 6, 2011

Florida Unemployment Changes
Bob Williams, WCJB TV20, August 1, 2011

Local Teens Getting Environmentally Plugged In
Kimberly Carpel, Gainesville Sun, July 20, 2011

The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System and FloridaWorks is hosting a Career Fair
U.S. Department of Veteran  Affairs – North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, July 12, 2011

VA Hosts Career Fair in Gainesville July 15, 16
Lake City Journal, July 8, 2011

FloridaWorks Business Services Closes a Successful Fiscal Year

Gainesville Chamber eJournal, July 5, 2011

UF Trains Entrepreneurs Through a 10-Week Training Program
University of Florida News, Elise Donini, June 22, 2011

High School Students Complete TechQuest Entrepreneurship Training
Alachua County Today, June 11, 2011

TechQuest: Entrepreneurship Training for Youth…
Santa Fe College Center for Innovation and Economic Development Newsletter, June/July 2011

TechQuest: Entrepreneurship Training for Youth
Gainesville Chamber eJournal, June 2011

Santa Fe and the TechQuest Entrepreneurship Training for Youth
Julie Garrett, Thursday May 19, 2011

Program Offers Entrepreneurship Training to Those Who are Educated but Unemployed
Jennifer Waters, Gainesville Sun, Thursday May 12, 2011

Technology Spotlight 5/10/11 “TechQuest”
Dave Snyder, WCJB TV20 Tuesday May 10, 2011

Program Builds a Better Life for Youths
Aida Mallard, Friday, May 6, 2011

First Time Job Hunt Tougher Than Usual
Lisa Wolf, Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Area’s Online Job Postings Return to Pre-Recession Levels
Anthony Clark, Thursday, April 14, 2011

Florida Cracks Down on Unemployment Benefits
Troy Kinsey, Friday, Feburary 4, 2011 Reigning in Unemployment
Whitney Ray, Tuesday, Feburary 1, 2011 FloridaWorks recognized with the Chairman’s Award from the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce for fostering job growth
Janeen Piotrowski, Saturday, January 29, 2011 Chamber celebrates year of progress on Innovation Gainesville
Anthony Clark,  Gainesville Sun  JAN 27, 2011 2010 December Unemployment Rates
Alexandra Cowley, TV20 JAN 22, 2011


Alachua County Talks:  FloridaWorks Board December 2010
Executive Director Angela Pate is Mark Sexton’s guest for this half-hour.

Trying to find a job before benefits run out
Corrie Lovette, Tuesday, December 5, 2010 SNAP can be used at Farmer’s Market
Jackie Alexander, Tuesday, November 2, 2010 Breakfast on the Plaza
Cleveland Tinker,  Gainesville Guardian  October 14, 2010 Entrepreneurial Bootcamp helps Launch Talent
Anthony Clark, Friday, October 8, 2010 Homeless still need more help
Christopher Curry, Friday, October 1, 2010 FBTW testimonial from Prioria
Video Florida Back to Work Ends, but Job Opportunities Continue
Corrie Lovett, TV20 SEP 30, 2010 End of back-to-work program bemoaned
Chad Smith, Thursday, September 30, 2010 FBTW ends
Corrie Lovette, Thursday, September 30, 2010
Alachua among best counties for kids
Kimberly C. Moore,  Gainesville Sun  SEP 22, 2010 Letter to the Editor from Robert Hutchinson, Executive Director of the Alachua Conservation Trust re: FBTW
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Just when jobs program hits its stride in area, it’s set to end
Chris Curry, Sunday, September 19, 2010 Florida Back To Work Hoping for Extension
Alexandra Cowley, TV20 SEP 7, 2010 Florida Job Seekers
Kristin Giannas, Wednesday, September 2, 2010


Alachua County Talks: FloridaWorks 2008
County Communctions Coordinator interviews Executive Director Angela Pate.


Green Ride Program
Thalia Hayden, WCJB TV 20 May 6, 2007[/fusion_builder_column] [/fusion_builder_row] [/fusion_builder_container]