Tag: job seekers

By now, most people have heard of the “gig economy” and have heard it’s changing certain aspects of the way businesses are run. That said, not everyone has a full understanding of this new phenomenon and how exactly it relates to them. As a business owner or community leader, it’s important that you educate yourself…

With the holidays fast approaching, many area companies are looking to fill seasonal positions before holiday retail season ramps up. Jacksonville-based Prologistix, a logistic-industry staffing agency, is recruiting in the Gainesville area to immediately fill 60 remaining openings for Loaders and Unloaders (#10084036), the individuals who work with forklifts in warehouses. The company, who was…

Mentor Sven Hanson selected the bloodless glucose testing UCF technology Startup Quest® team Glucalm wants to take the pain out of glucose testing. The team placed first in the Startup Quest® investor pitch for its business plan and pitch presentation on a revolutionary, non-invasive, low-cost and portable glucose monitoring system. Startup Quest® mentor and Patent…

Are you looking to break into the manufacturing industry? CareerSource North Central Florida is hosting employers and job seekers on Wednesday, April 22. Stop by the career center, 4800 SW 13th St., where workforce specialists will be on hand to assist you with tailoring your resume and providing information on skills, training and minimum requirements…

Startup Quest® is now taking applications for participants in the next round of entrepreneurial training. Startup Quest® gives highly educated participants the tools and training they need to create new businesses and stimulate job creation. To learn more about the program and eligibility requirements attend the Introductory Workshop Tuesday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m. at…

Turn your professional experience and higher education into a better job opportunity with Startup Quest®! This entrepreneurship training program gives participants the tools and training they need to create new businesses and stimulate job creation. RSVP for the Introductory Workshop to learn more about this exciting program, offered at no cost to selected participants. Tuesday,…

Turn your professional experience and higher education into a better job opportunity with Startup Quest®! This entrepreneurship training program gives participants the tools and training they need to create new businesses and stimulate job creation. RSVP for the Introductory Workshop to learn more about this exciting program, offered at no cost to selected participants. Tuesday,…

After 11 years working with MRI machines, electrical engineer Rob Ladkani now uses his skills to advance the development of unmanned aircraft. Companies like Gainesville-based drone manufacturer Altavian provide unemployed and underemployed professionals with new career opportunities through CareerSource North Central Florida’s Healthcare Biomanufacturing Occupational & Technology Training (HBOTT). In 2011, three University of Florida…

Governor Rick Scott declared Friday, May 10 the first annual Paychecks for Patriots Day in Florida. As part of the statewide initiative, FloridaWorks hosted the Gainesville location, which attracted more than 145 veterans and their eligible dependents. There were 10 events held across the state. FloridaWorks was able to bring veterans in Alachua and Bradford…

FloridaWorks is proud to participate in Paychecks for Patriots, a statewide Veterans Hiring Fair presented locally by FloridaWorks. Paychecks for Patriots intends to bridge the employment and reemployment needs of veterans and their eligible dependents with Florida employers in need of qualified workers. Friday, May 10, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Freedom Community Center…