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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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CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Central Career Center Reopens June 1; Services Remain Available Online/Email/Phone

CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Central Career Center Reopens June 1; Services Remain Available Online/Email/Phone

West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 28, 2020) – CareerSource Palm Beach County’s Central Career Center at 3400 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach will reopen with limited services from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays beginning Monday, June 1. Career Centers in Belle Glade and Delray Beach remain 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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Palm Beach County April Unemployment Rises to Record 13.9 Percent, Reflecting Unprecedented COVID-19 Impact

Palm Beach County April Unemployment Rises to Record 13.9 Percent, Reflecting Unprecedented COVID-19 Impact

West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 22, 2020) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate reached a record high of 13.9 percent in April, reflecting the harsh employment impact of the COVID-19 crisis, 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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‘Help Is Here’ Web Portal Launched to Help Job Seekers, Employers Access Recovery Assistance

‘Help Is Here’ Web Portal Launched to Help Job Seekers, Employers Access Recovery Assistance

West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 19, 2020) – As businesses across our region reopen, CareerSource Palm Beach County is launching a new ‘Help Is Here’ web portal to assist job seekers and employers in their efforts to access assistance needed for recovery. The new web portal can be accessed from https://palmbeachco.helpisherefl.com/ or from the organization’s home page at www.careersourcepbc.com.

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Get Ready for a New Career Now with Online Virtual Job Readiness Workshops Offered by CareerSource Palm Beach County

Get Ready for a New Career Now with Online Virtual Job Readiness Workshops Offered by CareerSource Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Fla. (May 7, 2020) – Get a head start on getting ready for your first – or next – job opportunity with new online virtual job readiness workshops now being offered by CareerSource Palm Beach County. Job seekers can access a series of 18 professional workshops right from their home computer or mobile device 24/7 available from the organization’s home page at www.careersourcepbc.com.

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Palm Beach County March Unemployment Rises to 4.4 Percent, But Doesn’t Reflect Current Reality of Unprecedented COVID-19 Impact

Palm Beach County March Unemployment Rises to 4.4 Percent, But Doesn’t Reflect Current Reality of Unprecedented COVID-19 Impact

West Palm Beach, Fla. (April 17, 2020) – March’s unemployment rate of 4.4 percent for Palm Beach County represents the first official measure of the initial employment impact of the COVID-19 crisis, but doesn’t reflect the current reality of anticipated record unemployment, 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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