Archive for August, 2011

Are jobs in Jacksonville posting big gains?

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Jobs in Jacksonville could still be stagnating, according to a new report that gives a snapshot of the overall job market.

Challenger, Gray, and & Christmas, the outplacement firm reports that United States-based employers announced plans to trim 51,114 workers from the payrolls in August, a 23- percent decline from July, when the number of job cuts hit a 16-month high of 66,414.

Convergys hires for sales jobs in Jacksonville

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

A huge company just made a big announcement this week about recruiting for sales jobs in Jacksonville.

Convergys Corporation, a global leader in relationship management, is seeking candidates for about 900 customer service and sales positions at its contact center in Jacksonville, Florida.

Interested candidates from Duval and surrounding counties are invited to attend one of two information sessions, scheduled at 10 a.m. and noon on Saturday, August 20, to learn more about the positions. The sessions will take place at Convergys, 8000 Baymeadows Way. (more…)

Solantic hires for healthcare jobs in Jacksonville

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

Solantic Walk-In Urgent Care said it plans on hiring dozens for healthcare jobs in Jacksonville.

The chain of urgent care centers plans to offer positions for Physicians, Physician

Jacksonville jobs to be protected under new legislation

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

A new bill is protecting the applicants of Jacksonville jobs.

Hiring policies that say applicants must

District loses 250 education jobs in Jacksonville

Monday, August 1st, 2011

The Duval County School Board has given the go-ahead to trim 250 education jobs in Jacksonville, according to local news reports.

The board said there was no other way to deal with the large budget deficit and to keep jobs in Jacksonville.

“Given the limited budget, that means we have to to cut things that we know that are so important,” School Board Chairman W.C. Gentry told a local reporter.