REGIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ANNOUNCED FOR APRIL 2018

CareerSource Capital Region to host Recruitment Event for Capital Regional Medical Center

TALLAHASSEE, FL – According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the regional unemployment rate for Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties was 3.2 percent for April 2018.

The region’s rate was 0.5 percent lower than the region’s rate for the previous month and 0.2 percent lower than the state’s rate for April 2018. Wakulla County’s unemployment rate remained the lowest in the Capital Region at 2.9 percent. Leon County followed at 3.2 percent. Gadsden County was at 4.3 percent. There were a total of 6,096 unemployed residents in the Capital Region.

The top five advertised occupations in the Capital Region in April 2018 were as follows: 

  • Registered Nurses
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • Management Analysts
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

“The health care industry remains one of the top industry sectors hiring in our area” said Kara Palmer Smith, Senior Director at Career Source Capital Region. “Our upcoming recruitment event for Capital Regional Medical Center is an incredible opportunity for people to begin or continue their career in the health care industry.”   

Recruitment events offer opportunities for employers to grow their talent pool and for career seekers to make lasting impressions. CareerSource Capital Region will host a recruitment event for Capital Regional Medical Center on May 31st, 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for Certified Nursing Assistant and Medical Secretarial positions.  

Career seekers who are interested in attending this recruitment event should visit this link to learn how to submit their resume and schedule an interview.  

For more information about the Capital Region’s Unemployment Report for April 2018, click here.
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

May 18, 2018

PRESS CONTACT:

Selena Coles
Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698

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About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.