Insights

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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Analyze & ACT: Program Year 2019-2020 Budget Strategy

After analyzing industry trends and company expenditures from last year, our Board of Directors has officially approved the budget for the 2019-2020 program year. This updated allocation of funds will serve as a tool to drive funding strategies in high-growth industries as well as training for in-demand occupations. We’ve analyzed… and now it’s time to […]

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Debbie Clements Passes Torch to Mark Wylie as CSCF’s New Board Chair

She’s been an active Board Member since 2011, having served on multiple committees including the Governance Committee, Executive Committee and, she’s even chaired our former Youth Committee. With more than 15 years at Duke Energy, Debbie Clements has used her expertise in government planning and outreach communications to further evolve and lead CSCF in becoming […]

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