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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.
By Breanna Maye on February 14th, 2013 | Last updated: February 14, 2013 at 2:48 pm
The national unemployment rate is dropping, and Florida’s unemployment rate is down as well, but many people are still searching for jobs. Employers provide tips for those looking.
By Erik Ugartachea on February 1st, 2013 | Last updated: February 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm
A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.
By Amanda Wood 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.
By Michael Cadigan on January 18th, 2013 | Last updated: January 18, 2013 at 3:53 pm
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to hire 100,000 returning service members in the next five years beginning this Memorial Day. Honorably discharged veterans are eligible in their first year off active duty and the plan is aimed at limiting unemployment among local veterans.
By Katiana Krawchenko on December 7th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:36 pm
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released unemployment numbers today that showed unemployment was at 7.7 percent, down from 7.9 percent. That is the lowest number since 2008. However, some experts say today’s lower numbers may not reflect the true unemployment [...]
By Kelly Price on November 16th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm
Florida labor officials say the state’s unemployment dropped to its lowest mark in nearly four years in October with 8.5 percent of the workforce still hunting for jobs. Although the figure is an improvement from September’s 8.7 percent unemployment in [...]
By Kelly Price on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm
Getting a job just got trickier. The Workforce Connection of Citrus, Levy and Marion Counties is now warning jobseekers to stay alert for scams using the names of legitimate businesses and organizations. Workforce Connection CEO Rusty Skinner said the regional [...]