Travel industry boosts job creation in Florida

SUNSHINE STATE IS DRIVEN BY THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY AS ATTRACTIONS, RESTAURANTS AND OTHER RELATED BUSINESSES AND AASRE HAUTE TOURISM RECRUIT IN OCTOBER TO ACCELERATE FOR A BUSY HODALIY SEASON. TO ENGAGE FANGCI AGAIN A TEACHER SHORTAGE OF 5,000. HERE IS THEIG B NUMRSBE LAST MONTH FLORIDA ADDED 44,300 NEW JOBS. WHICH HAS REDUCED THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE TO 4.6%, THE SAME NATIONAL AVERAGE SINCE APRIL 2020, THE UNITED STATES RETURNS 1.1 MILLION JOBS FROM KEY LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY SECTORS TO 16,000 NEW HIRES 6,600 MORE. I HAVE TALKED WITH A FEW PEOPLE HERE AT CAREER SOURCE IN ORANGE COUNTY. THEY ARE LOOKING FOR TRAINING THEY ARE LOOKING FOR EDUCATION. LOOKING FOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES AND THEY HOPE THE STATE WITH SOME OF THE TAX MONEY CAN HELP ISRAEL FRUSTRATED BECAUSE FINANCES ARE NOT AS IT HAS BEEN TESSA JONES IS IN HEALTH, BUT SHE WANTS TO BECOME A FULL-TIME NURSE. UM THEY MAKE IT VERY EASY, YOU KNOW RESOURCES, UM ON THE NEXT LEVEL IF YOU SEE WHAT I MEAN THEN THEY GIVE YOU TO HELP YOU THINK YOU GET THE JOB YOU REALLY WANT. YES OLIVER PECK A CHECK IS ALSO LOOKING AND SAYS IMPROVING JOB PHOTOS I ONLY BRIGHT IF IT HELPS HIM GET A PROLLAY EXPERIENCE IN EDUCAONTI BEHIND ME. I WILL BE SEARCHING TO ENTER THE MIDDLE OF MANAGEMENT RKSAN AGAIN AND SOMETIMES ALONG SALES. WE HAVE SEEN STABLE TRAFFIC ENTERING THE CAREER SOURCE OFFICE AT OCOEE GETTING HELP WITH RESUMES ON THE STATE RUN COMPUTER NETWORK SYSTEM AND REGISTERING FOR TRAINING. THEY HOPE THEY WILL GAIN A LIFE

Jobs Report: Travel Industry Drives Job Gains in Florida

Once again, job gains in the Sunshine State are led by the travel industry, as attractions, restaurants and other related businesses in high-tourism areas hired in October to prepare for a busy holiday season. Hospitals, nursing homes and other medical businesses are also increasing staff numbers, and schools across the state are continuing to hire, still facing a teacher shortage of 5,000. Here are the numbers: Last month, the Florida added 44,300 new jobs. This lowered the unemployment rate to 4.6%, the same as the national average. Since April 2020, the state has returned 1.1 million jobs. Key sectors? Leisure and hospitality with 16,600 new hires. Trade, transportation and utility companies added another 10,400. And education and health services provided 6,600 more. The people at Career Source in Orange County are looking for job training and the money to pay for it, their tax money they rely on the state to help them find new jobs. “It’s very frustrating because the funding isn’t what it used to be,” Tessa Jones said. Jones works in the healthcare field, but she wants to become a full-time nurse. “They made it really easy, you know, ingenious to help take it to the next level, if you know what I mean,” she said. Oliver Pechacek is also on the lookout and says improving the job image is only brilliant if it helps him get on the payroll. “Having a background in education, I will be looking to move into management and hopefully sales,” Pechacek said. WESH 2’s Greg Fox saw steady traffic entering the Career Source office in Ocoee, getting help with resumes on the state-run computer network system, and signing up for a training they hope ‘they will earn a living wage.

Once again, job gains in the Sunshine State are led by the travel industry, as attractions, restaurants and other related businesses in high-tourism areas hired in October to prepare for a busy holiday season.

Hospitals, nursing homes and other medical businesses are also increasing staff numbers, and schools across the state are continuing to hire, still facing a teacher shortage of 5,000.

Here are the numbers:

Last month, Florida added 44,300 new jobs. This lowered the unemployment rate to 4.6%, the same as the national average. Since April 2020, the state has returned 1.1 million jobs.

Key sectors? Leisure and hospitality with 16,600 new hires. Trade, transportation and utility companies added another 10,400. And education and health services provided 6,600 more.

The people at Career Source in Orange County are looking for job training and the money to pay for it, their tax money they rely on the state to help them find new jobs.

“It’s very frustrating because the funding isn’t what it used to be,” Tessa Jones said.

Jones works in the healthcare field, but she wants to become a full-time nurse.

“They made it really easy, you know, ingenious to help take it to the next level, if you know what I mean,” she said.

Oliver Pechacek is also on the lookout and says improving the job image is only brilliant if it helps him get on the payroll.

“Having a background in education, I will be looking to move into management and hopefully sales,” Pechacek said.

WESH 2’s Greg Fox saw steady traffic entering the Career Source office in Ocoee, getting help with resumes on the state-run computer network system, and signing up for a training they hope ‘they will earn a living wage.

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