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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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Palm Beach County Feb. Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.0 Percent, Little Significance Amid Unprecedented COVID-19 Impact

Palm Beach County Feb. Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.0 Percent, Little Significance Amid Unprecedented COVID-19 Impact

West Palm Beach, Fla. (March 27, 2020) – February’s unemployment rate of 3.0 percent for Palm Beach County dropped below the year ago rate of 3.4 percent and below the 3.2 percent unemployment rate in January, 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 Offices Closed by County Order; Limited Services Available Online/Email/Phone Amid COVID-19 Impact

CareerSource Palm Beach County Offices Closed by County Order; Limited Services Available Online/Email/Phone Amid COVID-19 Impact

Palm Beach County officials have ordered CareerSource Palm Beach County to close its offices until further notice. Limited virtual services will be available online and by email and phone.

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CareerSource Palm Beach County Expands Assistance for Expected Surge in Unemployment Claims; All Other Services Available Online/Email/Phone - Delray Career Cottage Closed

CareerSource Palm Beach County Expands Assistance for Expected Surge in Unemployment Claims; All Other Services Available Online/Email/Phone - Delray Career Cottage Closed

West Palm Beach, Fla. (March 18, 2020) – CareerSource Palm Beach County is continuing to serve our communities at this critical time by offering in-person services for unemployment claims at its Central Career Center in West Palm Beach and its West Career Center in Belle Glade. All other services will remain available online/email/phone. Because of its limited capacity, the organization’s Delray Career Cottage will be closed. These measures are effective 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 18 until further notice.

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