Ignite your Potential with a Talent Solutions Podcast
Welcome to CareerSource Central Florida’s (CSCF) Job Launchpad, a talent solutions podcast that ignites potential. Join our host Cliff Marvin, Director of Public Policy and Alliance, as he interviews subject matter experts in the community who offer insightful advice on topics such as careers, talent and recruitment needs of businesses, labor market and overall workforce landscape. Discover how to start your career journey, advance your skills and explore career possibilities. Analyze the labor market and talent needs for your business.
Community Awareness Series
Episode 1: What to do if your job is impacted during the COVID-19
Gina Ronokajiro, CSCF Osceola Career Center Manager, discusses what you can do if your job has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the resources available.
Episode 2: Opportunities – Who’s hiring and how can you connect to a job
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruption in many industries, there are employers who are looking to hire during this time. Karl Allen, CSCF Southeast Orange Career Center Manager, reveals how you can connect to employers and a job.
Episode 3: Interviewing – Top 10 tips on successful virtual interviewing
How does a virtual interview differ from a face-to-face interview? And what do you need to keep in mind when preparing for a virtual interview? Russell Vickery, Business Service Consultant/Recruiter at CSCF, shares tips about how to have a successful virtual interview.
Episode 4: Online Still Matters – Get tips for updating your LinkedIn profile
Jenee Christian of the Department of Economic Opportunity stationed at CSCF reveals how to improve your LinkedIn profile and shares resume writing tips.
Episode 1: Full Virtual Work – Dealing with the COVID-19 Disruption
Executive Coaching and Speaking Consultant, Dan Cockerell, discusses how work is changing due to the COVID-19 disruption, and the challenges and opportunities of those changes.
Episode 2: COVID-19 – Impacting Communities and Lifestyles
Greater Orlando Sports CEO Jason Siegel discusses the impact that COVID-19 has had on sports, and the impact of sports on the economy. He also shares his thoughts on how to reopen sporting events in a safe manner.
Episode 3: CARES Act – What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Relief Fund
Florida elected officials Senator Vic Torres and Congressman Darren Soto join the program to discuss updates about the CARES Act, and the support that is available for job seekers and businesses.
Episode 4: Workforce Training in Communities
Senator David Simmons joins the program to discuss how Florida’s approach to job training has pivoted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and reveals the positive changes that have come from these challenging times. Senator Simmons also shares his thoughts about what needs to happen in order to help rebuild the state and regional economy, and how the government can support businesses.
Episode 5: An Internship May Be Your Best Bet
Educational Training, Mentorship, Employability and Future Workforce are some of the most related words that highlight the value of an internship to both an intern and to its employer or a business. In this episode you’ll hear a wonderful example of a paid internship program overseen by Florida’s second largest regional workforce board, CareerSource Central Florida.
Episode 6: CSCF Summer Youth Program – Training Young Adults for Meaningful Careers
In this episode, you’ll hear from Jason Lietz, Director of Youth Programs at CareerSource Central Florida, as he discusses how we help train youth for meaningful careers. Discover both the summer youth program and the year-round youth programming and the services available for young adults across Central Florida.
Episode 7: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Emerging Markets
Season two kicks off with an interview with Blake Thomas, CEO of Corkcicle, and Valda Coryat, CMO of Trulieve. The pair offer valuable insight into how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted their businesses’ supply chains and customer experience, and the changes they made to adapt. Listen now to hear Blake and Valda’s thoughts on the importance of communication, the retention of high quality talent, and how the pandemic spurred innovation within their companies.
Episode 8: Mind, Body, Resume
Th second episode of season 2 features insights on how to strengthen your mind, body, and resume. Join us for a discussion with Marni Stahlman, President and CEO of the Mental Health Association of Central Florida, Gabrielle Tafur, local dietician and nutritional expert, and Leslie Mizerak, an inspiring career coach, as we discuss how to overcome stress and anxiety over the coming months.
Episode 9: The Spirit of Giving
2020 was a year like no other! December’s episode of Job Launchpad is here to help spread some sunshine throughout the holiday season. This month’s podcast features local leaders and elected officials sharing inspiration and resources for our Central Florida Community. Join us as we share our favorite holiday traditions, reflections on 2020, and unique local resources for this holiday season and beyond.