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Hundreds of job seekers made their their way around the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multipurpose Center Tuesday morning for the annual Gainesville job fair. Gainesville’s unemployment rate increased from 4.3 percent in April to 5 percent in July, so the job fair was just what many people needed.
International students find it difficult to find employers willing to risk time and money hiring them while going through visa processes after graduating from U.S. schools.
Nationwide Insurance is moving 100 jobs from its Gainesville regional operations over the next two years. The consolidation is limited to the regional operations, according to spokesman Eric Hardgrove. Nationwide Insurance will still employ about 800 employees at its claims service center in Gainesville. The plan will affect property and […]
Alachua County’s Wage Theft Protection Ordinance, which was passed in April with a 3 to 2 vote, went into effect Jan. 1. Unpaid and underpaid employees who have sought to resolve issues with their employers can file an official complaint.
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: pinwheels for child abuse awareness, Louisville Cardinals NCAA champions, survey shows more managers hiring, Iran begins new nuclear program, Jay-Z and Beyonce go to Cuba.
Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion counties will host a job fair Wednesday at the College of Central Florida. The event is will provide job seekers with networking and employment opportunities.
FedEx and the Ocala Board of Commissioners are discussing details of a potential FedEx hub that would be constructed in Ocala. The site for the project is a park located along Interstate 75.
More than a year after the closing of the Georgia-Pacific plywood mill in the small town of Hawthorne, Fla., the city is still experiencing tough economic times.