Businesses are now struggling to bring back employees

Business owners are finally seeing customers come back, but they don’t have enough employees to serve them. We’ve heard from multiple businesses, even though Florida’s been fully open during the pandemic, customers haven’t been the problem; it’s been getting and keeping employees. But CareerSource Southwest Florida thinks that’s going to change now that vaccines are […]

Expert says decrease in SWFL unemployment positive, but not out of the woods yet

We could see a turn in the state of the job market here in Southwest Florida. Recent data from CareerSource Southwest Florida shows a slight decrease in unemployment numbers during the month of May. Although we’re not in the clear yet, CareerSource says this is a positive step for the region. At Tobler Construction in […]

CareerSource SWFL reopens its doors, continues virtual services

From virtual to in-person help, CareerSource Southwest Florida is now open to help people back at its office space. But there are some strict social distancing rules in place. We learned about the guidelines that will be enforced, as CareerSource begins to offer its services at its brick-and-motor office Monday. After more than two months […]

Ask your employer how they are handling possible coronavirus outbreak

If you have the coronavirus (COVID-19) or are exposed to someone who does, you are required to stay at home for 14 days. We looked at what that an outbreak would mean for people forced to take off of work Friday, an equally important question to as employers. The guidelines are clear: Anyone exposed to […]