UNEMPLOYMENT RATE ANNOUNCED FOR JUNE 2017
CareerSource Capital Region Announces Hiring Fair in Gadsden County
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the regional unemployment rate for Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties was 4.3% for June 2017.
The region’s rate was 0.9% lower than the region’s rate for June 2016 and 0.6% higher than the region’s rate for May 2017. Wakulla County’s unemployment rate remained the lowest in the Capital Region with 3.7%. Leon County followed at 4.2%. Gadsden County was at 5.3%.
The top advertised occupations in the Capital Region in June 2017 were as follows:
- Registered Nurses (373 jobs)
- Computer Systems Analysts (209 jobs)
- Management Analysts (185 jobs)
The top direct employers in the Capital Region in June 2017 were as follows:
- Accenture (629 jobs)
- Tallahassee Memorial (287 jobs)
- Florida State University (208 jobs)
“In two weeks we are excited to offer career seekers in the Capital Region with an opportunity to interview for Manufacturing, Construction, Transportation, and Logistics jobs at a Hiring Fair in Quincy on August 3rd,” said CareerSource Capital Region CEO Jim McShane.
Businesses and career seekers who are interested attending this event are encouraged to visit www.careersourcecapitalregion.com to request additional information.
For more information about the Capital Region’s Unemployment Report for June 2017, click here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 21, 2017
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.