September 2019

Earn, Learn, Code

The rapid increase in tech job openings has prompted our organization to ensure our youth are well-trained and properly equipped to have a competitive edge in the workforce. So, in October, CSCF will be hosting a 7-week Code Skool Career Exploration Program for youth ages 16-24. This is a rigorous and fast-paced program that covers […]

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Constructing a New Future

As a single mom in New York, working as a Medical Laboratory Assistant and pursuing a degree in Medical Technology, Debra struggled to find childcare for her son. After making the difficult decision for her son to live with her mother in Florida, Debra continued to work and go to school, visiting her son as […]

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A Fast Track to Success

Last year, our organization partnered with The Hartford – a financial services company – to launch an apprenticeship program for associate level students at Seminole State College. This program became the first U.S. based Registered Apprenticeship program in insurance – proving that apprenticeships can be ideal for growing talent in a range of professions and […]

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Innovation Comes from Within

We have been working diligently toward our North Star and this endeavor requires us to constantly challenge ourselves to create new and innovative ways to better serve our career seekers and businesses. Earlier this program year, our Board and executive team worked with RIDG to help identify and structure our North Star Visioning to refocus […]

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Celebrating Victories in Connecting Central Floridians to Sustainable Careers

September is National Workforce Development Month and it’s dedicated to the individuals working behind the scenes to ensure the local economy is growing, people are working and businesses are thriving. In Florida, CareerSource Florida’s 24 boards collectively connect thousands of Floridians with career opportunities every month and assist nearly 80,000 businesses annually with talent development. […]

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New Spaces to Launch Careers

Earlier this year, we recently relocated our Lake-Sumter Career Center to the campus of Lake-Sumter State College – our first ever college-based career center. This move allowed us to be more accessible to individuals at the beginning of their career journeys and centrally located for local businesses looking for qualified talent. We’ll follow this same […]

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