Media Advisory – CareerSource North Central Florida to Participate in Seventh Annual Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event

Hiring Fair Connects Florida Veterans with Career Opportunities

Gainesville, Fla. – CareerSource North Central Florida is proud to announce Paychecks for Patriots, a special hiring fair in November dedicated to employing veterans. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the Florida National Guard and the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs are partnering with CareerSource Florida regions to connect veterans with career opportunities to continue the mission to be the most veteran-friendly state in the nation.

Veterans and their families bring dedication, a special set of skills, and diversity to Florida’s workforce. CareerSource North Central Florida is excited to serve those who have served our country. Through Paychecks for Patriots, companies will be connected with talented, well-trained veterans looking to join their teams.

In the past six years, more than 5,700 veteran candidates and military family members who participated across the state have gained employment during the Paychecks for Patriot events.

This year, the CareerSource North Central Florida event will be hosted on Tuesday, November 12 from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Gainesville Career Center located at 10 NW 6th St.

CareerSource North Central Florida aims to match veterans with employers who value the knowledge, skills, and attributes attained during military service. Participants must register with EmployFlorida to attend.

Event:
Paychecks for Patriots
Date:
November 12, 2019
Time:
10:00 AM- 1:00 PM
Location:
CareerSource North Central Florida Career Center
10 NW 6th St
Gainesville, Florida 32601

For more information on Paychecks for Patriots, visit the Paychecks for Patriots website.

ABOUT CAREERSOURCE NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA:

CareerSource North Central Florida is a leading public workforce development agency serving Alachua and Bradford counties in North Central Florida. Led by a board of directors comprised of local professionals and business executives, CareerSource NCFL recruits, develops, and expands a competitive talent base supporting better jobs, higher wages, and a thriving business community. Their team of dedicated, full-time business services experts provide employers access to the training and resources they need to grow their employees and business while eliminating barriers for workers to meaningful employment across the region. More information is available at www.careersourcencfl.com.

CareerSource North Central Florida is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711. Programs funded by CareerSource NCFL as a grantee of the U.S. Department of Labor. CareerSource North Central Florida is a proud partner of the American Job Center network.