Coronavirus

Looking For Work During A Pandemic

Episode 34 takes a look at how the COVID-19 is impacting people looking to start careers, just looking for a job, and trying to run their businesses. Taylor Levesque learned more about the kind of struggles many young adults are facing when it comes to jump starting their careers during a pandemic (01:47). Camron Lunn spoke with CareerSource Citrus, Levy, Marion's Communications Manager Laura Byrnes about how the they're providing aid to those in need and who's still hiring in the area (06:36). Josh Williams spoke with the President and Owner of Temp-Force Gainesville, Carolynn Buchanan, to discuss changes being made to hiring processes.. and to find out the industry that is currently hiring the most (10:10). Anthony Montalto spoke with two business owners in South Florida about how their businesses have been uniquely effected by closures and restrictions (13:08). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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When Will Schools Reopen Again in Florida

Episode 33 explores when and how schools will reopen in the state of Florida amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Daniella Mora talks with Flagler County Public Schools Superintendent about a unique way to graduate (01:49). She then checks in with school districts around the state to see what their plans are for reopening in the fall (07:15). Melissa Feito spoke with researchers at the University of Florida's College of Education about the challenges students may face when they head back to school (09:40). Camron Lunn looks at how two prominent community colleges in North Central Florida are tackling reopening quickly and safely (14:35). Taylor Levesque brings us the story of the challenges five universities in the state are facing when it comes to reopening their campuses in the fall (18:38). Melissa closes out the cast with a discussion with Barry University's president on how the small, private Catholic university is handling the pandemic (23:23). This podcast serves to provide updates on Florida's response to coronavirus, with a particular focus on north central Florida.

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DeSantis Could Boost Restaurants, Gyms

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will announce Friday additional “phase one” measures to reopen the state’s economy, with the moves expected to include allowing more people to be seated in restaurants and allowing gyms to operate. DeSantis gave a stay-tuned comment Thursday after adding Miami-Dade and Broward to the rest …

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