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North Central Florida Job Market Update | February 2024

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) press release, the national unemployment rate was 3.9% in February 2024, up 0.2% from January 2024, and up 0.3% from a year ago. Total nonagricultural employment was 157,808,000 in February 2024, an increase of 108,000 jobs (0.07%) over the month and an

North Central Florida Job Market Update | January 2024

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) press release, the national unemployment rate was 3.7% in January 2024, unchanged from the December 2023 rate but up 0.3% from a year ago. Total nonagricultural employment was 157,700,000 in January 2024, an increase of 353,000 jobs (0.2%) over the month and

North Central Florida Job Market Update | November 2023

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) press release, the national unemployment rate was 3.7 percent in November 2023, down 0.2 percentage points from the October 2023 rate and up 0.1 percentage points from 3.6 percent a year ago. Total nonagricultural employment was 157,087,000 in November 2023, an increase

North Central Florida Job Market Update | October 2023

In October, Florida’s unemployment remained the same as in September, at 2.8%, with unemployment at 20,945 and a labor force at 5.2%. Compared to the national unemployment rate of 3.9% in October 2023. Florida was the only state where job growth occurred, with an addition of 28,400 jobs at 0.3%.  “Florida is bucking the national

North Central Florida Job Market Update | September 2023

In August, Florida’s unemployment rate increased to 2.8%, with 309,000 unemployed out of a labor force of 11,154,000. Over the month, Florida saw an increase in unemployment by 6,000 compared to last month’s unemployment level of 303,000. Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment was 9,796,400 in September 2023 and increased by 19,600 jobs, or 0.2%,

North Central Florida Job Market Update | August 2023

In August, Florida’s unemployment rate remained at a low of 2.7%, with 9,778,000 total jobs in the state. Over the month, Florida saw an increase in job growth by 0.1%, adding 14,600 new jobs, while over the course of 2023, job growth increased by 2.8%, adding a total of 270,300 new jobs throughout Florida. Florida

North Central Florida Job Market Update | July 2023

In July, the Florida unemployment rate increased by 0.1% to 2.7%, leaving 295,000 unemployed Floridians out of the total labor force of 11,081,000. Additionally, Florida’s seasonally adjusted total nonagricultural employment was 9,771,600, an increase of 44,500 jobs, or 0.5%, over the month. The state gained 300,600 jobs over the year, an increase of 3.2%. Nationally,

CareerSource North Central Florida Partners With Springboard to Offer Online Training in Data Analytics

Alachua, FL (August 16, 2023) — CareerSource North Central Florida (CSNCFL) is pleased to announce its new partnership with Springboard, an industry-leading online learning platform preparing students for in-demand careers through comprehensive, mentor- and instructor-led programs, to offer eligible Alachua and Bradford County residents flexible, fast online training for in-demand careers in data analytics. No

North Central Florida Job Market Update | June 2023

In June, the national unemployment rate decreased by 0.1% to 3.6%, and the number of people unemployed declined to 5,957,000. The unemployment rate was the same as in June 2022. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 5 states, decreased in 2 states, and remained unchanged in 43 states and the District of Columbia in June 2023. 

CSNCFL Awarded $10,000 Prize for Work with Green Job Pipeline

Alachua, FL — CareerSource North Central Florida (CSNCFL) has been awarded a $10,000 prize as a Challenge Member by Jobs for the Future (JFF) for its work on the Green Job Pipeline Advisory Council. As one of only twenty recipients nationally and the exclusive awardee in Florida, the recognition underscores the profound impact and commitment