REGIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ANNOUNCED FOR NOVEMBER 2018

CareerSource Capital Region to host Health Care Recruitment Events               

TALLAHASSEE, FL – According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the regional unemployment rate for Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties was 3.0 percent for November 2018.

The region’s rate was equal to the state’s rate of 3.0 percent for November 2018. Wakulla County’s unemployment rate remained the lowest in the Capital Region at 2.7 percent. Leon County followed at 2.9 percent. Gadsden County was at 3.9 percent. There were a total of 5,625 unemployed residents in the Capital Region.

The top six advertised occupations in the CareerSource Capital Region (5) in November 2018 were as follows:
 

  • Registered Nurses
  • Retail Salespersons
  • First-Line Supervisor of Retail Sales Workers
  • Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Nursing Assistants

“The Health Care Industry continues to be in high demand in the Capital Region,” said Kara Palmer Smith, Senior Director of CareerSource Capital Region. “We have two upcoming recruitment events, one with Centre Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center on January 22nd and the other with Love and Kindness Disabled & Elderly Companionship on January 31st. Both businesses are looking for skilled and caring Registered Nurses, LPN’s, CNA’s and HHA.”

Career seekers who are interested in attending these recruitment events should click here to learn how to submit their resume and schedule an interview.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 21, 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.