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Nationwide Insurance Relocating 100 Gainesville Jobs

By on September 26th, 2014 | Last updated: September 26, 2014 at 3:43 pm

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 […]

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Alachua County Wage Theft Protection Ordinance in Effect

By on January 6th, 2014 | Last updated: January 7, 2014 at 3:57 pm

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.

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Afternoon News in 90: April 9, 2013

By on April 9th, 2013 | Last updated: April 9, 2013 at 2:30 pm

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.

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Job fair to help Citrus County’s unemployed

By and on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: March 26, 2013 at 5:17 pm

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.

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Marion County officials discuss possible FedEx hub

By on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 1:36 pm

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.

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Hawthorne economy struggling a year after Georgia-Pacific plant closing

By on January 31st, 2013 | Last updated: January 31, 2013 at 3:34 pm

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.

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Social media a possible avenue to gain employment

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Until recently, college students have been warned to be cautious about the role of social media when it comes to the job search. Now, the National Association of Colleges and Employers says social media sites can be used in the favor of job seekers and as a way to help graduating students potentially land their next jobs.

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Florida retailers anticipate big holiday sales

By and on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Consumer spending in Florida could set a new record high as retailers expect a busy holiday season.

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Gainesville Job Fair to feature more than 35 employers

By on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: October 8, 2012 at 10:52 am

Attendees can also participate in workshops for resume writing and looking for jobs online. The fair will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Multipurpose Center on 14th Street.

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Tough times for blue collar workers

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 2:18 pm

While the economy continues with its ups and downs across various areas of the country, for Americans who work with their hands,  life is difficult.  Many blue collar workers are finding it’s a difficult time for them, as they go […]

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