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Innovative Internships Open Job Opportunities For Floridians Overcoming Mental Illness

Floridians who have been treated for mental illnesses will have the opportunity to be employed by private businesses under a new partnership between the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Florida Department of Education’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR).


Twenty-five paid internships will be available within the next few months for persons who are ready to go to work as part of their treatment and recovery from serious mental illnesses. Typically the unemployment rate of adults with significant mental health issues is extremely high – around 80 percent.

4th of July Summer Sales

Retailers are kicking off 4th of July Summer Sales with major savings.  Most retail stores will be open on the 4th of July and online stores are always open 24/7.  The Apple Store launched its Back to School Sale this week with a $100 gift card to the Mac App Store.

Work For A Jerk? Working America's Bad Boss Contest Gives Workers a Place to Vent

Work For A Jerk? Working America's Bad Boss Contest Gives Workers a Place to Vent

Have a Horrible Boss? Work for a Jerk? Once again there will be a way for workers to get some reward and recognition for the times they’ve endured the relentless bully, brought in an overnight bag to burn the midnight oil or purchased their own first aid kit because the boss was too cheap to spring for one

Working America officially launches its My Bad Boss contest today, Wednesday, June 29th, though the web site has been receiving visitors for a few days. Submissions can be made through July 20th and a winner will be announced Aug. 2.

Where the Jobs Are for June 27, 2011

Where the Jobs Are for June 27, 2011

JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Ready to find a new job? Well, here's a few new openings I found today on www.worksourcefl.com

Fidelity Investments has four openings. They range from Financial Sales representative to Investment Solutions representative. All jobs pay a minimum of $12.00 an hour.

At University of Florida Healthcare there are six jobs up for grabs. One is for a Referral Coordinator and the other is for a Physician Assistant. The PA job can pay up to $84,000.

Over at ASEC, they have two positions open. Both are for P-3 Flight Instructors.

At Blue Cross Blue Shield there are four job openings listed. They pay between $60,000 and $74,000 a year.

There are a lot more jobs listed on the Worksource websit.  To find them click here. Remember to click on Employ Florida, then Find a Job.

St. Johns County Independence Day Closures

The Independence Day schedule for various St. Johns County facilities is listed below:

Google Launches Tool for Online Reputation Management

Google Launches Tool for Online Reputation Management

Google has introduced a tool that helps you manage search results for your name.

The tool, "Me on the Web," is now included on the Google dashboard in between account information and analytics. It is not intended to be another privacy setting.

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June 17th is National Flip Flop Day!

June 17th is National Flip Flop Day!

Now through June 26, 2011, Tropical Smoothie Café offers customers an opportunity to purchase a great smoothie for a great cause. The national franchise company commits to donating a portion of the proceeds to their national charity partner, Camp Sunshine, from the sale of one of the top-selling smoothies, the Sunrise Sunset. With strawberries, pineapple, orange and mango blended to perfection, Tropical Smoothie Café treats its customers in every sip of the Sunrise Sunset smoothie.