Category: Job Seekers News

Apprenticeship has long been a major part of the career training process. However, as technology advanced and the world began to change, the push for such training all but completely faded. Despite this, it’s still apparent how valuable apprenticeship is to those hoping to learn a new skill or trade. In the U.S., this realization…

Statewide Hiring Fair Continues to Connect Florida Veterans with Career Opportunities GAINESVILLE, FL – CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) is once again participating in “Paychecks for Patriots,” a veteran-dedicated hiring event held each November. The CareerSource NCFL events will take on November 8th and 9th from 9AM – 1PM respectively. Alachua County | November 8,…

(October 14, 2017 – Gainesville, Fla.) CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) has been awarded a Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) following Hurricane Irma. The grant is designed to place eligible workers – including those who may have been displaced due to Hurricane Irma – into temporary jobs that assist with recovery and restoration efforts as a…

(June 19, 2017 – Gainesville, Fla.) Startup Quest® teams will reveal which technologies they’ve selected and pitch their business plans to a panel of investor judges on Wednesday, June 21, from 2-6 p.m. at the Startup Quest® Investor Pitch. The pitch contest, awards ceremony, and networking event will be held at the Best Western Gateway…

Media Contact Frank Avery, Director of Communications CareerSource North Central Florida (352) 214-5997, favery@fmsworks.com CareerSource NCFL Gainesville career center, 10 NW Sixth Street (Gainesville, Fla. – March 14, 2017) CareerSource North Central Florida will host a recruitment event on Wednesday, March 15 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Gainesville career center to fill…

Media Contact Frank Avery, Director of Communications CareerSource North Central Florida (352) 214-5997, favery@fmsworks.com   (Gainesville, Fla. – March 9, 2017) CareerSource North Central Florida will launch the 2017 Gainesville edition of Startup Quest®, a nationally-recognized 10-week entrepreneurship training program, at an information session on April 12 from 1 p.m. – 4p.m. at the Wyndham…

Gainesville, Fla. (July 18, 2016) Marshalls will host a recruitment event with CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL) to fill over 80 positions at its new Butler Plaza North location. The recruitment event will be held Tuesday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 20 from 9am to 7pm at the CareerSource NCFL Gainesville career center at 10…

Gainesville, Fla. (May 5, 2016) Area companies are expanding their hiring thanks to CareerSource North Central Florida’s latest offering, STEM Ready. CareerSource NCFL is reporting that, as of Wednesday, May 4, more than 170 open paid STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-based) internships are available with more than 40 participating businesses in Alachua and Bradford…

Gainesville, Fla. (April 22, 2016) Out-of-school youth have a new opportunity to earn college credit and a tablet courtesy of a new program coming to Bradford County called TechQuest. TechQuest is a four-week entrepreneurship and technology training program for out-of-school youth between the ages of 16 and 24 years old offered by CareerSource North Central…

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…