West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 19, 2018) – The year 2017 ended with among the lowest unemployment rates in a decade for Palm Beach County – 3.6 percent for December 2017 — down from 4.6 percent a year ago and below November’s 3.8 percent. The county’s rate was lower than the state’s 3.7 percent and the nation’s 3.9 percent (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
The School District of Palm Beach County will observe Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Friday, February 2, and encourages businesses and organizations throughout Palm Beach County to show students how their classroom lessons apply in the workplace.
The School District of Palm Beach County’s graduation rate for the 2016-2017 school year reached a historic high mark, ranking first among Florida’s large, urban school districts and exceeding the state’s graduation rate for the Class of 2017, according to figures released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education.
West Palm Beach, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2017) – CareerSource Palm Beach County has some gifts for career seekers this holiday season.