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New program developed to help Florida job seekers find new careers based on location

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CareerSource North Central Florida in Gainesville has been testing a program designed to help job seekers more easily find out location-specific information about jobs, salaries and demand.

The information comes from myCareerPathway Dashboard, developed by the data visualization company EImpact of White Salmon, Wash.

EImpact’s dashboard uses data provided by Lightcast of Charlotte, N.C., says Erik Larson, Elmpact CEO. The information provided by the dashboard is more geographically specific than job-seeking data from similar sites, including the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It also shares in-demand skills by job based on postings on LinkedIn. The company is targeting career centers, colleges and staffing companies as likely users of its dashboard product, Larson says.

Phyllis Marty, CEO of CareerSource North Central Florida, hopes the dashboard helps job seekers find new careers.


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