In The News

February 15, 2017

Program helping train young adults for in-demand careers

Kera Mashek

Finding a career can be pretty tough if you're a millennial with no work experience. Thankfully, there's a program in Pinellas County working to get young people trained and on the path to success.

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January 24, 2017

CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas

Morning Blend

CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas establish workforce development and training policies for Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. For more information on our valuable, no cost resources for businesses and job seekers, please visit www.careersourcetampabay.com or www.careersourcepinellas.com.

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December 14, 2016

New effort underway to keep and create manufacturing jobs in Florida

Lauren Rozyla

A new effort is underway to help local manufacturing companies help keep existing workers and create new jobs.

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December 09, 2016

Science Center launches partnership to boost local manufacturing

Janelle Irwin

The Science Center of Pinellas is partnering with CareerSource Pinellas and Tampa and the federally funded group FloridaMakes to give a boost to the Tampa Bay manufacturing industry. FloridaMakes is contributing $150,000 to match $150,000 from the Science Center to fund a consultant position aimed at making existing manufacturing businesses leaner.

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November 21, 2016

Grant helping train disabled for in-demand jobs

Kera Mashek

Studies show only 30 percent of disabled persons are employed in Florida, leaving more than 700,000 people capable and willing to work without a job. Now, there's a new free program helping to train those with disabilities to fill in-demand jobs.

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September 13, 2016

CareerSource on Tampa Bay's Morning Blend

WFTS

CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas help businesses expand and thrive in a competitive workforce. We are dedicated to providing innovative, no cost employment and training strategies to improve the skills of staff, boost productivity, and increase the efficiency of local business.

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August 26, 2016

Manufacturing workers get training on new 3D-Printers

Lauren Rozyla

The demand for more manufacturing workers is growing in Florida. Businesses are seeing the increased demand for the technology. Now, they're looking to find a workforce that has a deep knowledge of 3D printing.

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August 23, 2016

Positively Tampa Bay: Future Plans

ABC Action News

CareerSource Tampa Bay and CareerSource Pinellas are offering free review of your "Future Plans" results and 1:1 career counseling!

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June 21, 2016

Enhanced intern website designed to connect employers, interns

Kimberly Patterson

A new website aimed to help interns and employers alike has been enhanced. CareerSource Tampa Bay in conjunction with CareerSource Pinellas has created Tampa Bay Intern, a website that connects interns and employers. Originally launched in 2014, the site was recently upgraded with enhancements for a more user-friendly experience.

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June 17, 2016

Building a Pipeline to a Skilled Manufacturing Workforce

Staff, CareerSource Pinellas

CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa are committed to training and developing skills of new and existing workers to meet the requirements of Advanced Manufacturing processes and practices.

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May 23, 2016

Free training course available for welding, soldering, cabling and CNC machining

Lauren Rozyla

There is a growing need for more manufacturing workers in the Tampa Bay area, specializing in fields of soldering and cabling, machining, and welding and fabrication. Now, there is a new training program, free to those who qualify, to help get people certified.

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May 08, 2016

Virtual job fair underway in Tampa Bay area

Jake Peterson

Virtual job fair underway in Tampa Bay area. Tampa Bay area job seekers have the chance to get in front of dozens of employers from home.

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May 04, 2016

Dozens of employers looking to hire participating in job fair at Bright House Field in Clearwater

Sean O'Reilly

CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay are co-hosting a job fair at Bright House Field on Wednesday.

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April 28, 2016

Hundreds of job opportunities for young people acorss Tampa Bay

Lauren Rozyla

There's a growing number of job opportunities for young people throughout the Bay area.

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April 28, 2016

Job fair being held in Clearwater May 4th

WFLA Web Staff

CareerSource in Tampa Bay is hosting a career fair featuring over 25 employers needing to fill positions in healthcare, hospitality, information technology, sales, manufacturing and others.

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April 15, 2016

Hillsborough, Pinellas unemployment rate drops

Yvette C. Hammett

Hillsborough and Pinellas counties both had an unemployment rate of 4.2 percent in March, down from 5 percent a year ago and lower than the state’s figure of 4.9 percent. The state unemployment rate was down 0.1 percent from a revised February rate of 5 percent.

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March 11, 2016

Investing in Our Future Workforce

Staff, CareerSource Pinellas

Young talent brings new perspectives with fresh ideas, special strengths and skill sets. Each year, CareerSource Pinellas and CareerSource Tampa Bay provide opportunities to more than 2,000 youth and young adults in the Tampa Bay area.

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March 02, 2016

The most in-demand local jobs and where to find them

Lauren Rozyla

ABC Action News knows many of you out there are looking for a job or are looking for a better one. We've gone to career experts to find out the most in-demand local jobs and where to find them.

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January 14, 2016

Tampa Bay Region leads the state in job creation

Staff, CareerSource Pinellas

The Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater region recently claimed the state’s top spot for job creation, according to the latest state employment data, with a gain of 40,500 positions year-over-year since November 2014. The job gain represents a 3.3 percent increase and brings the metro area unemployment rate down by 1.1 percentage points over the year to 4.6 percent. The region also leads the state in job openings; boasting more than 52,000 advertised jobs in the area and is first in the state in demand for high-wage, high-skill science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) occupations, with 15,005 openings.

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December 14, 2015

Building a Pipeline to a Skilled Workforce

Staff, CareerSource Pinellas

Prevocational training programs play an integral part in the economic and social prosperity of individuals, employers, and communities.

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