Insights

It Wasn’t the Super Bowl, But We Scored with Our Own Summer Youth Kick Off!

During the event, Pam Nabors announced that CSCF is creating the first-ever Legacy Platinum Scholarship Award honoring board member Richard Sweat with .decimal. He generously donated $15,000 last year towards the program and helped sponsor six youth and at the February 20 Board meeting he announced he is again donating another $15,000 again this year […]

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2020-2024 Unified Strategic Plan – Public Comments Now Open

Part of that process includes an open period for public comment to help reshape workforce delivery. We invite you to review the draft and provide your feedback during the public comment period that started on February 14, 2020 and runs through March 14, 2020.The plan is available on the website or you can access it […]

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The Economic Outlook in Focus

If one of your New Year’s resolution was to read more this year, a great way to start that off is reading Pam Nabors’ insights into the future of Workforce Development in Central Florida. Pam was featured in the January issue of Florida Trend giving valuable insight on how the state is outpacing the state […]

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We Asked. They Answered. We’re Listening!

We recently rolled out an online survey facilitated by Integrated Insights to 600 of our niche customers in Central Florida to identify actionable insights to help inform us on how to improve marketing and service delivery. We recently rolled out an online survey facilitated by Integrated Insights to 600 of our niche customers in Central […]

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Collaboration + Commitment = Talent Development

We’ve been paying close attention to the newly formed Florida Talent Development Council, a new initiative put in place by Governor Ron DeSantis. We’re thrilled that CareerSource Florida has been appointed to have a seat at the table to help shape the future of Florida’s workforce. The Council works to develop a coordinated, data-driven, statewide […]

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And the Award Goes To…

We have been honored by Governor Ron DeSantis with the Veterans Performance Incentive Award for our exemplary work providing training and employment opportunities to thousands of veterans across the region — granting $39,000 to further enhance our priority services of individualized career coaching, advance skills training, and job placement activities to help veterans transition from […]

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A Car or a Faster Horse

“If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.” – Henry Ford October is National Manufacturing Month; a month dedicated to recognizing the value of manufacturers and the importance they serve to our economic prosperity and independence through innovation. October is National Manufacturing Month – we’re celebrating by […]

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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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Looking Back to Launch Us Forward

When President Kennedy declared we’d have a man on the moon – he didn’t know how we’d accomplish this huge mission but that was his North Star vision. Similar to President Kennedy, our organization has a bright North Star and that is to redefine what a career means…and we’re determined to fulfill it.   In […]

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Grand Opening of Our First-Ever College-Based Location

The grand opening of our first-ever college-based career center was monumental for our Board members, local organizations, businesses and community leaders. This newly renovated and re imagined career center places us in a greater position to truly impact and transform the lives of residents and businesses in Lake and Sumter counties. Our new career center […]

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Welcome A-‘Board’!

We kicked off the 2019-2020 program year by welcoming six new Board members to serve as champions of the mission and vision of our organization. View the video below for a glance into the newest additions to the CSCF Board of Directors:

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