Jobs

CareerSource Suncoast to Host Virtual Job Fair on Aug. 18

Many industries are represented; positions range from entry-level to professional.

08/03/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Jobless Claims Rise Again This Week

Plus, Florida reports record deaths, federal $600-per-week unemployment payments to end, and Gov. DeSantis extends eviction and mortgage relief through Sept. 1.

07/30/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Unemployment Claims Increase as 1.4 Million People File for Benefits

Claims rose last week for the first time in three months as COVID-19 cases surged in the U.S.

07/23/2020 By Staff

Jobs

1.3 Million More People Filed For Unemployment Last Week

The unemployment rate was at 11.9 percent for the week ending July 4.

07/16/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Another 1.3 Million People Filed for Unemployment Last Week

The unemployment rate was 12.7 percent for the week ending June 27.

07/09/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Another 1.4 Million People Filed for Unemployment Last Week

However, the U.S. added 4.8 million jobs in June, the Department of Labor reported, although those numbers were compiled before COVID-19 cases began rising in states including Florida.

07/02/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

More Than 1.5 Million People Filed for Unemployment Last Week

There are currently 19.5 million Americans collecting unemployment benefits.

06/25/2020 By Staff

Jobs

For 13th Straight Week, Unemployment Claims Top 1 Million

Though the numbers are decreasing from an all-time high in April, experts say weekly filings are still more than twice the worst week of the Great Recession.

06/18/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Millions Still Filing for Unemployment Benefits

The Department of Labor reports another 1.5 million people filed unemployment claims last week.

06/11/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Nearly 3 Million More People Filed for Unemployment This Week

Those numbers bring the two-month total to nearly 36.5 million, according to new stats from the Department of Labor.

05/14/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

More Than 20.5 Million Jobs Were Lost in April Alone

The unemployment rate is a staggering 14.7 percent.

05/08/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

Almost 3.2 Million More People File Unemployment Claims

Experts expect the Department of Labor's unemployment rate for April to be at or above 15 percent.

05/07/2020 By Megan McDonald

Jobs

Women’s Resource Center Offers a Free 'Who is Hiring?' Webinar on May 20

The webinar will offer information about hiring organizations, open positions and average wages.

05/07/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Another 4.4 Million People Filed Unemployment Claims Last Week

Those claims bring the unemployment total to more than 26 million people, or 11.3 percent.

04/23/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

Unemployment Claims Total More Than 22 Million

More than 5.2 million people filed for unemployment this week, bringing the unemployment rate to an unprecedented 8.2 percent.

04/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

U.S. Unemployment Claims Spike to Shocking 6.6 Million

According to new data, nearly 10 million people have filed unemployment claims over the past two weeks due to the crushing economic ramifications of COVID-19.

04/02/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

Business Organizations Seek to Connect Displaced Workers with Job Openings

Business organizations are connecting workers with employers who need to fill staffing demands brought on by COVID-19.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Coronovirus

Is Anyone Hiring Right Now?

CareerSource Suncoast’s job posts are dwindling, but a few companies still need workers.

03/30/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3 Percent

The labor force also continued to increase, with 220,000 Floridians entering the workforce last year.

01/24/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Women’s Resource Center Introduces 'Career Connections' Program

The initiative will connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.

01/17/2020 By Staff