CareerSource Capital Region to host Hiring Fair in Gadsden County

TALLAHASSEE, FL – According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the regional unemployment rate for Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties was 3.9 percent for June 2018.

The region’s rate was 0.4 percent lower than the previous month and was equal to the states rate of 3.9 percent for June 2018. Wakulla County’s unemployment rate remained the lowest in the Capital Region at 3.5 percent. Leon County followed at 3.8 percent. Gadsden County was at 4.9 percent. There were a total of 7,323 unemployed residents in the Capital Region.

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

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

“We are excited to see growth in the various industries,” said Kara Palmer Smith, Senior Director at CareerSource Capital Region. “On August 1st, there will be employers from the Manufacturing, Construction, Logistics, Health Care, Retail and various industries at our Gadsden County Hiring Fair eager to fill their open positions. This event provides career seekers the unique opportunity to meet the employers face-to-face.”

Gadsden County Hiring Fair
August 1st, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
National Guard Armory
2049 Pat Thomas Pkwy
Quincy, FL 32351
Learn more

Career seekers who are interested in attending the hiring fair should visit here to register. 

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


July 20, 2018


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


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.