January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.0 percent in January 2019, up 0.9 percentage point over the month and 0.2 percentage point lower than the region’s rate a year ago. According to the preliminary employment summary released today by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, there were 10,088 unemployed residents […]

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Healthcare looks to be wave of the future in jobs

Jobs outlook: healthcare captures 8 of region’s Top 10 fastest-growing occupations

Healthcare looks to be wave of the future in jobs

OCALA, Fla. (Jan. 2, 2018) – Eight of the 10 fastest-growing occupations through 2025 for the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region are in the healthcare industry. All but one of the Top 10 requires formal postsecondary education or training, ranging from non-degree awards to master’s, doctoral or professional degrees. According to the Florida Department of […]

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