Concentrix is excited to host a hiring event, Reach for the Stars, Launch Your Career with Concentrix, Wednesday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Tampa Concentrix office is hiring 85 positions. The onsite event will take place at 6302 E M.L.K. Jr Blvd #200, Tampa, FL 33619. Interested applicants can get toContinue Reading

The team at Fo’Cheezy Twisted Meltz, the grilled-cheese themed restaurant operated by Celebrity Chef Robert Hesse and restaurateur Chef Craig Munroe announced Thursday that they’re scheduled to host a job fair at their newest location in downtown St. Petersburg next week. The event is scheduled to be held on Thursday, JulyContinue Reading

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is warning by the month’s end, there will be more restrictions for people to qualify for unemployment benefits. After May 29, individuals will have to prove they’re actively applying for jobs by completing three to five weekly job searches, based on population of their county’sContinue Reading

During the virtual “Climate Ambition Summit,” co-hosted by the UN and UK, Secretary-General António Guterres issued the warning that the world is facing a catastrophe ahead as it is on track to warm by more than 30 C by the end of the century “unless all countries declare climate emergency.” Guterres wasContinue Reading

Socialist Alternative member, and Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant spoke about the $200 million tax on the top corporations, nicknamed the “Amazon tax” as a major victory for the movement to a “socialist world.” The vote on the JumpStart Seattle plan, proposed last month by Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, was a veto-proof 7-2.Continue Reading

Faour Glass Technologies will open its newest SLIMPACT® showroom in Downtown Naples, FL at The Collective this fall.  The Collective is a one-of-a-kind design hub and catalyst for inspiration, showcasing a variety of interior and exterior luxury products and services. The Collective embodies the complete home design cycle – from architectureContinue Reading

Discovery Channel announced today that Mike Rowe will host the brand-new four-episode series, DIRTY JOBS: ROWE’D TRIP premiering Tuesday, July 7 at 9PM ET/PT. Part reunion, part road-trip, part look-back-special, and part “where-are-they-now,” this series highlights everything that made DIRTY JOBS an “essential” franchise in the first place. The original DIRTYContinue Reading

The labor market continues to see an increase in activity, increasing 2.9 percentage points between the weeks of May 24-30 and June 7-13, according to a report by economists from Virginia Commonwealth University and Arizona State University. “Virtually all states have begun to reopen their economies. But crucial questions remainContinue Reading

Universal Orlando laid off an undisclosed number of employees on Tuesday despite reopening its theme parks weeks ago. No details were given regarding departments or business units impacted by the move. “We have made the difficult decision to reduce our Parks & Resorts workforce across multiple locations and business units,”Continue Reading

Many Floridians throughout the state have found themselves unemployed due to the  COVID-19 pandemic. If you are among the Floridians who is currently unemployed please save Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 on your calendar, for it is when Senator Janet Cruz will be hosting her free annual Job Fair. Senator Janet Cruz’s jobContinue Reading

President Donald Trump invoked George Floyd’s name and praised peaceful protests during a Friday bill signing ceremony touting the latest jobs report. “We all saw what happened last week. We can’t let that happen. Hopefully George is looking down and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country. (It’s) a greatContinue Reading

LinkedIn’s CEO Ryan Roslansky  apologized to staff after anonymous employees made “appalling comments” about racism and diversity during a company wide meeting. “We are not and will not be a company or platform where racism or hateful speech is allowed,” Roslansky wrote in an email to staff that was alsoContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity released the Sunshine State’s unemployment, a tragic stat which hit a record high in April, at 12.9 percent. The state’s unemployment rate tripled from 4.3 percent in March to 12.9 percent in April. Gov. Ron DeSantis hopes the state re-opening can bring some ofContinue Reading

Hillsborough County Superintendent Addison Davis outlined a plan Tuesday to reduce management positions and centralize authority, eliminating 129 district jobs and trimming $7.5 million in payroll. Davis said he would create a “Transformational Network” to focus on improving 29 D and F-rated schools. The new grouping would replace the district’sContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County commission voted on spending the $257 million received from the federal government in Cares Act coronavirus aid. Metropolitan Ministries, Feeding Tampa Bay and Career Source Tampa Bay top a list of wide-ranging assistance programs which will see money to help in the months ahead. Ron Barton, assistantContinue Reading

On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to a remarkable, record low of 3.0 percent in December 2019.  Additionally, the labor force continued to increase with 220,000 Floridians entering the workforce over the year. Closer to home, the Tampa area’s unemployment rate was 2.6 percent in December, downContinue Reading