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Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) Program Evaluation Services for the Opportunity Quest Grant for Alachua and Bradford Counties, Florida The Alachua Bradford Local Workforce Development Board d.b.a. CareerSource North Central Florida, issues this Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) to organizations and legal entities with the capacity and expertise to provide one or more services to CareerSource North…

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,…

Gainesville — CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Director Frank Avery today announced that the Alachua and Bradford County unemployment rates today dropped to 3.0% each according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Gainesville metro area gained 3,640 new jobs over the past year. “We’re very pleased with the rate of job growth this…

(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…

October 10, 2017 – Gainesville, FL – The CONNECT (Creating Opportunities (through) Networking New and Existing Companies (with our region’s) Talent) professional networking group has teamed up with Santa Fe College’s Back to Work 50+ program to reach greater heights in connecting employers with skilled local professional job seekers. Joining forces with Santa Fe College,…

October 6, 2017 – Gainesville, FL – CareerSource North Central Florida is collaborating with the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce to host a tech hiring event, ‘Nerd Herd,’ on November 2nd, starting at 1 PM at the CareerSource NCFL Gainesville Career Center. The newly launched Nerd Herd is a professional networking and job fair event…

Frank Avery

For immediate release. Oct. 05, 2017 Gainesville, FL – CareerSource North Central Florida (NCFL), the Alachua-Bradford Local Area Workforce Development Board, has named Frank Avery its new executive director. The hire was approved at the organization’s September 29 Board of Directors meeting and was effective immediately. As executive director, Avery will facilitate the formation of…

CareerSource North Central Florida career centers in Gainesville and Starke will be closed to beginning Friday, September 8 at 12 p.m. through Tuesday, September 12. Both career centers are currently scheduled to reopen for regular operating hours on Wednesday, September 13 at 8 a.m. The CareerSource North Central Florida Executive Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday,…

(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…