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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent from 4.0 Percent Year Ago; More Job Openings Than Unemployed for Third Consecutive Month

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent from 4.0 Percent Year Ago; More Job Openings Than Unemployed for Third Consecutive Month

West Palm Beach, Fla. (March 11, 2019) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for January dropped to 3.9 percent from 4.0 percent a year ago. In addition, for the third consecutive month, there are more job openings in Palm Beach County than unemployed people – 31,919 job openings in the county in January vs. 28,549 unemployed people, 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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Five Things Recruiters Want You to Know in 2019

Five Things Recruiters Want You to Know in 2019

The job search process is changing and employers are taking notice. Read these tips on what recruiters want you to know in 2019.

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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Ends 2018 at 3.3 Percent; More Job Openings Than Unemployed for Second Consecutive Month

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Ends 2018 at 3.3 Percent; More Job Openings Than Unemployed for Second Consecutive Month

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2019) – 2018 ended with among the lowest unemployment rates in many years for Palm Beach County – 3.3 percent for Dec. 2018 – and down from 3.5 percent in Dec. 2017. In addition, for the second consecutive month, there are more job openings in Palm Beach County than unemployed people – 29,128 job openings in the county in December vs. 23,945 unemployed people, 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 Launches Professional Placement Network

CareerSource Palm Beach County Launches Professional Placement Network

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2019) – CareerSource Palm Beach County is opening a new Professional Placement network at its Central Career Center in West Palm Beach for managerial and executive-level professionals beginning January 15.

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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 28-Year Low of 3.0 Percent; More Job Openings Than Unemployed for First Time Since 2005

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 28-Year Low of 3.0 Percent; More Job Openings Than Unemployed for First Time Since 2005

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2018) – Palm Beach County job seekers have many reasons to be jolly this holiday season, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

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15 Tips to Ace Your Hospitality Job Interview

15 Tips to Ace Your Hospitality Job Interview

Do you have an upcoming interview in the hospitality industry? Are you nervous that you won't know what to say during the interview? Read these tips!

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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Stays at 12-Year Low of 3.1 Percent

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Stays at 12-Year Low of 3.1 Percent

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2018) – Palm Beach County job seekers have many reasons to be thankful this holiday season, according to the latest monthly reports released today by CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

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David Talley Appointed Board Chair of CareerSource Palm Beach County

David Talley Appointed Board Chair of CareerSource Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2018) – David Talley has been selected as board chair at today’s meeting of the board of directors of CareerSource Palm Beach County, the nonprofit organization chartered by the state to lead workforce development in the county. Margaret Pearson, a veteran insurance, communications and investor relations professional, will serve as vice chair. Both appointments are effective Oct. 15, 2018.

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Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent from 4.4 Percent Year Ago

Palm Beach County Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.9 Percent from 4.4 Percent Year Ago

Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for September dropped to a 12-year low of 3.1 percent -- besting 3.2 percent set in April 2006 -- and down from 4.1 percent a year ago. The county’s rate fell below the 3.6 percent national rate, continuing a 20-month streak where the county’s rate has stayed below or matched the national rate. Florida’s rate is 3.0 percent (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to the latest monthly reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

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Meet Employers Hiring Now at Construction/Building Trade Jobs Hiring Event Oct. 23

Meet Employers Hiring Now at Construction/Building Trade Jobs Hiring Event Oct. 23

Palm Beach County residents can meet with area employers with immediate high-paying job openings in construction/building trades. Participants can also find out how to qualify for training scholarships to learn or upgrade job skills.

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