REGIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT RATE UNCHANGED FOR OCTOBER 2017

CareerSource Capital Region’s Executive Center Offers Solutions for Professional Career Seekers

TALLAHASSEE, FL – According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the regional unemployment rate for Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties remained unchanged at 3.3 percent for October 2017.

 

The region’s rate was 1.4 percent lower than the region’s rate for October 2017 and 0.3 percent lower than the state’s rate for October 2017. 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.
 

The top advertised occupations in the Capital Region in October 2017 were as follows:
 

  • Registered Nurses (325 jobs)
  • Computer Systems Analysts (207 jobs)
  • Management Analysts (168 jobs)

 

Career seekers who are interested in training for these careers should visit www.mycareerpathways.org to research salary ranges and local training programs.

 

Professional career seekers are provided with numerous resources and solutions through CareerSource Capital Region’s Executive Center, including networking skills development, professional career fairs and free professional development workshops.

 

“The Executive Center partners with local businesses to provide opportunities in various industries including banking and finance, education, engineering, government, healthcare, information technology, management, sales and marketing and social sciences,” says Trish Yahn, Client and Business Solutions Manager for Career Source Capital Region.   

 

For more information about the Capital Region’s Unemployment Report for October 2017, click here.

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

November 17, 2017

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.