Unemployment rate drops; 7,700 jobs added

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for July is 4 percent, down from 4.4 percent a year ago. The county’s rate matches the state’s and is lower than the nation’s 4.1 percent rate (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to the latest monthly reports released Aug 17 from CareerSource Palm Beach County […]

Congressional panel told of initiatives in the Glades

CareerSource Palm Beach County’s initiatives to increase employment and economic development in the Glades communities received national exposure when Ron Painter, CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards (NAWB), participated in a roundtable last week for the co-chairs of the House Rural Caucus in Washington, D.C. Mr. Painter said the room was packed with […]

Veterans offered priority for employment, training at CareerSource Palm Beach County

WEST PALM BEACH — In observing Memorial Day, CareerSource Palm Beach County is urging employers to recognize veterans for their service as well as for their unique skills and qualifications when seeking employee candidates. Many Palm Beach County employers actively seek veterans through CareerSource because of the qualities they have acquired in a wide variety […]