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Central Florida’s Unemployment Rate At 5.5% for March 2021, 0.8 Percentage Point Higher than the State

April 19, 2021

Orlando, Fla.,– The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 5.5% in March 2021, which was higher than the state’s rate of 4.7%. This rate was 0.3 percentage point higher than the region’s rate of 5.2% during the same timeframe last year. The labor force was 1,301,723, down 128,561 (-9.0) over the year. There were 71,303 unemployed residents in the region.

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CareerSource Central Florida and Tavares Chamber of Commerce to Host Outdoor Job Fair

April 19, 2021

WHO: CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) will host “A Day in Tavares outdoor job fair in partnership with the Tavares Chamber of Commerce.  

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Central Florida’s Unemployment Rate At 6.4% for February 2021, 1.7 Percentage Point Higher than the State

March 29, 2021

Orlando, Fla.,– The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 6.4% in February 2021, which was higher than the state’s rate of 4.7%. This rate was 3.3 percentage point higher than the region’s rate of 3.1% during the same timeframe last year. The labor force was 1,308,487, down 105,573 (-7.5) over the year. There were 84,102 unemployed residents in the region.

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Pam Nabors Honored by i4 Business Magazine with 2021 “Spirit of Progress” Award

March 16, 2021

Orlando, Fla. — Pam Nabors, president & CEO of CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF), was honored with i4 Business magazine’s “Spirit of Progress” Award at the 2021 Women’s Inspired Leadership Awards. During an online event that took place on Thursday, March 11, these awards celebrate the accomplishments of women throughout Central Florida who are making a difference in the community.

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Central Florida’s Unemployment Rate At 5.8% for January 2021, 1.0 Percentage Point Higher than the State

March 15, 2021

Orlando, Fla.,– The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 5.8% in January 2021, which was higher than the state’s rate of 4.8%. This rate was 2.3 percentage point higher than the region’s rate of 3.5% during the same timeframe last year. The labor force was 1,278,013, down 127,660 (-9.1) over the year. There were 73,937 unemployed residents in the region.

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Applications Now Open for CareerSource Central Florida’s 2021 Summer Youth Program

February 16, 2021

Orlando, Fla. — CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF), Florida’s second largest regional workforce board, has opened applications for its annual Summer Youth Program, which helps 1,500 young adults in high school (ages 15-19) gain exposure to college experiences and multiple career pathways in high-growth industries, receive professional internships, and take part in specialized career training. The application for young adults who reside in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter Counties is now open, and students are encouraged to apply at CareerSourceCentralFlorida.com/Summer-Youth.

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