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Delray Library and CareerSource PBC Partner to Help Job Seekers, Entrepreneurs and Businesses Navigate Their Way to Success

Delray Library and CareerSource PBC Partner to Help Job Seekers, Entrepreneurs and Businesses Navigate Their Way to Success

The Delray Beach Public Library has long been known for helping people with job searches and gaining digital literacy, through one-on-one resume advice and classes teaching computer skills. While many Palm Beach County libraries closed physically due to the pandemic, the Delray Beach Public Library was among the first to re-open on May 21. The Library has continued to offer job search and technical skill building virtually so people can benefit from the resources at home.

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Over 150 Job Openings with 38 Employers at Sept. 23 Virtual Hiring Event

Over 150 Job Openings with 38 Employers at Sept. 23 Virtual Hiring Event

CareerSource Palm Beach County, CareerSource Broward and CareerSource Research Coast are teaming up with 38 area employers to connect career seekers with great jobs at this virtual hiring event.

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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Back in Single Digits at 8.0 Percent, Down from 11.6 Percent Previous Month

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Back in Single Digits at 8.0 Percent, Down from 11.6 Percent Previous Month

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Sept. 18, 2020) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for August fell to 8.0 percent from 11.6 percent in July, marking a significant improvement in the county’s employment picture. The county’s rate also fell below the 8.5 percent national rate. Florida’s rate was 7.7 percent, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).

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Over 150 Job Openings with 10 Hospitality Employers at Sept. 16 Virtual Hiring Event

Over 150 Job Openings with 10 Hospitality Employers at Sept. 16 Virtual Hiring Event

CareerSource Palm Beach County is teaming up with 10 area hospitality employers (hotels/clubs/resorts) to connect career seekers with great jobs at this hospitality virtual hiring event.

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Jobless This Labor Day? Here’s Help from CareerSource Palm Beach County

Jobless This Labor Day? Here’s Help from CareerSource Palm Beach County

Labor Day 2019 celebrated the workers and employers who helped achieve what had been the longest economic expansion in our history* along with a record low unemployment rate.

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Peter Cruise, PhD., Appointed Ethics Officer at CareerSource Palm Beach County

Peter Cruise, PhD., Appointed Ethics Officer at CareerSource Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Aug. 20, 2020) – Peter Cruise, PhD., has been appointed to the new role of Ethics Officer at CareerSource Palm Beach County, the nonprofit organization chartered by the state of Florida to lead workforce development in Palm Beach County. He will conduct ethics training and review ethics policies, contracting protocols and audits as part of his new role.

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Palm Beach County Unemployment for July 11.6 Percent, Up from 10.2 Percent in June

Palm Beach County Unemployment for July 11.6 Percent, Up from 10.2 Percent in June

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2020) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for July rose to 11.6 percent from 10.2 percent in June, above the state’s 11.5 percent rate and the 10.5 percent national rate, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).

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Palm Beach County Unemployment for June is 10.4 Percent, Down from 13.3 Percent in May, Record 14.2 Percent in April

Palm Beach County Unemployment for June is 10.4 Percent, Down from 13.3 Percent in May, Record 14.2 Percent in April

West Palm Beach, Fla. (July 17, 2020) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for June fell to 10.4 percent from 13.3 percent in May, marking a second consecutive month of improvement in the county’s employment picture. In addition, the county’s rate fell below the state’s 10.7 percent rate and the 11.2 percent national rate, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).

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Palm Beach County Unemployment for May is 14.1 Percent, Drops Slightly from Record 14.2 Percent in April

Palm Beach County Unemployment for May is 14.1 Percent, Drops Slightly from Record 14.2 Percent in April

West Palm Beach, Fla. (June 19, 2020) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for May fell slightly to 14.1 percent, a month after reaching a record high of 14.2 percent. The year-ago rate for May was 3.1 percent, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (all numbers not seasonally adjusted).

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CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Belle Glade Career Center Reopens June 15; West Palm Beach Career Center Remains Open

CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Belle Glade Career Center Reopens June 15; West Palm Beach Career Center Remains Open

West Palm Beach, Fla. (June 11, 2020) – CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Belle Glade Career Center at 1085 S. Main St. will reopen with limited services from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday, June 15. The West Palm Beach Career Center at 3400 Belvedere Road has been open since June 1, but the Delray Beach center remains closed until further notice. The organization also will continue to provide virtual services online and by email and phone to serve customers.

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