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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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Firefighter jobs tough to come by

By on July 25th, 2012 | Last updated: March 19, 2013 at 3:50 pm

Becoming a firefighter in north central florida is the same as it is in many other places.  It takes hard work, dedication, and education.  And as Florida’s 89 point one wuft-fm’s Dana Lewin reports, even though he’s trained as an […]

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Job numbers not as good as some expected

By on July 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm

The monthly unemployment numbers were released today, and some were disappoined with what they had to say. Florida 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Corey Brooks takes a look at the new jobs report, and what it means for the country, state, and cities.

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Workforce job fair rescheduled

By on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

From Workforce Connection Workforce Connection’s Job Fair which was postponed due to the threat of Tropical Storm Debby has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 19. The job fair is open at no charge to anyone looking for work in Citrus, […]

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Congressman Stearns addresses job opportunities while touring UF Innovation Hub

By on April 12th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:29 pm

Congressman Cliff Stearns toured the University of Florida Innovation Hub earlier today. The building opened in October of 2011. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT’s Tershone Phillips spoke with Sixth Congressional District Congressman Cliff Stearns about how growing job opportunities around the area can […]

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International IT company to land in Gainesville

By on March 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:24 pm

Gainesville, along with internationally acclaimed software engineering company, Mind Tree, are set to create 400 high-tech jobs for Gainesville residents and recent graduates in the next five years. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko reports, the innovators of the plan […]

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