Archive for December, 2011

Company creates Tampa jobs

Friday, December 30th, 2011

CivilianJobs is helping to bring together employers and job seekers and create Tampa jobs for people in the military.

The company announced its 2012 military job fairs schedule this week.

The list includes:

-January 10; Ft. Polk; Leesville, LA
-January 18; Ft. Benning; Columbus, GA
-January 19; Robins AFB; Warner Robins, GA
-February 15; Ft. Stewart; Hinesville, GA
-February 16; MCAS Beaufort; Beaufort, SC
-February 29; Naval/Marine Corps San Diego; San Diego, CA
-March 01; Camp Pendleton; Oceanside, CA
-March 14; Tampa/MacDill AFB; Tampa, FL
-March 29; Ft. Hood; Killeen, TX
-April 11; Ft. Rucker; Enterprise, AL
-April 26; Ft. Benning; Columbus, GA
-May 03; Ft. Carson; Colorado Springs, CO
-May 17; Nellis AFB; Las Vegas, NV
-May 31; Ft. Lee; Petersburg, VA
-June 13; NWS Charleston; Charleston, SC
-June 14; Charleston AFB; Charleston, SC
-June 28; Ft. Riley; Manhattan, KS
-July 18; Ft. Bragg; Fayetteville, NC
-July 19; Camp Lejeune; Jacksonville, NC
-August 01; Ft. Benning; Columbus, GA
-August 02 ; Robins AFB; Warner Robins, GA
-August 15 ; Camp Pendleton; Oceanside, CA
-August 16 ; Naval/Marine Corps San Diego; San Diego, CA
-August 29 ; NS Norfolk; Norfolk, VA
-August 30 ; Ft. Lee; Petersburg, VA
-September 13; Ft. Polk; Leesville, LA
-September 26; Ft. Stewart; Hinesville, GA
-September 27; MCAS Beaufort; Beaufort, SC
-October 11; Ft. Bliss; El Paso, TX
-October 18; Camp Lejeune; Jacksonville, NC
-October 25; Nellis AFB; Las Vegas, NV
-November 01; Ft. Benning; Columbus, GA
-November 08; Ft. Bragg; Fayetteville, NC
-November 28; Ft. Hood; Killeen, TX
-November 29; Ft. Sam Houston; San Antonio, TX
-December 06; Tampa/MacDill AFB; Tampa, FL

Companies hiring for sales jobs in Tampa

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Many companies are hiring for sales jobs in Tampa, among other positions, for the holiday season.

A local job board, JobNewsTampa, has released a number of companies hiring actively throughout the season. Those companies include:

1. Cintas Corporation designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses. It is hiring over 30 people in its St. Petersburg and Tampa locations – service managers, service sales representatives, product supervisors and management trainees.

2. One Touch Direct specializes in developing integrated direct response marketing programs supported by state-of-the-art call center services. The Tampa office is hiring over 700 people, mainly for inside and sales customer service.

3. Progressive Insurance offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles and homes. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country. The company is hiring over fifty claims and customer service representatives in Riverview.

4. Youth and Family Alternatives (YFA), part of the Child Welfare Community Based Care (CBC) provider network in Pasco, Hillsborough, Sarasota, Manatee and Osceola Counties, provides comprehensive child welfare case management services to children and their families who are in need of child abuse and neglect prevention services or child protection and permanency services. The organization is hiring in all more than 25 associates: case managers, case management supervisors, family counselor, operations / training specialists, support services aides, youth care specialists.

5. WellCare provides managed care services targeted to government- sponsored health care programs, focusing on Medicaid and Medicare. WellCare offers a variety of health plans for families, children and the aged, blind and disabled, as well as prescription drug plans WellCare is hiring over 200 people for its Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Kentucky markets.

The news means more Florida jobs in general.

Company hires for finance jobs in Tampa

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

A CPA company has secured a key hire for finance jobs in Tampa.

The company said they hired Tara Leberman as a Director for Central and West Coast clients.

This means more Florida jobs.

Tara brings to A-lign more than 16 years public accounting experience, including over eleven years of experience working exclusively on SAS 70 review engagements. She has managed a team of professionals located in multiple locations that exclusively performed SAS 70 engagements throughout the US and abroad.

Tara has experience working on a diverse array of engagements with a specialty in the financial services area including a specific emphasis on the administration of defined contribution and defined benefit plans. In addition, Tara has an extensive knowledge and understanding of internal controls and has been involved with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for financial statement audits.

Tampa unemployment falls

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Things are looking up for Florida counties, which reported that Tampa unemployment has dropped, along with several areas.

In Pinellas County unemployment fell to 9.9 percent