Success Stories

Meet Nomar: A Hiring Event Changed his Life

When Veteran Nomar first connected with CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF), his financial situation was dire. After losing his job, Nomar and his family were homeless and living in a hotel. The CSCF team sprang into action, and based on his qualifications, he was referred to a Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center hiring event. Nomar […]

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Internship Program Helps Local Business Get Back on Track

Businesses across the hospitality industry were significantly impacted by the challenges brought upon by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the industry began its road to recovery, small businesses have reached out to CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) to support their recruiting and hiring needs. The pandemic greatly affected Vacaciones con Estilo, a travel agency based out of […]

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Meet Mark: Translating Military Skills to a New Career in Finance

Transitioning from the military to civilian life presents unique challenges for those taking a different career path. Still, it also offers opportunities to contribute skills and knowledge to a new role. CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) helped Army Veteran Mark Q. create a plan to pursue a new career in finance. The CSCF team helped him […]

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Meet Jennifer: Reentering the Workforce

Jennifer, a Navy Veteran looking to reenter the workforce after a few years away, connected with a CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) Career Services Consultant to provide guidance as she explored career opportunities. Jennifer obtained an administrative assistant internship that helped her acquire new skills and expertise to her resume.  After the internship concluded and with […]

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Meet Stephanie: Driving Towards a Brighter Future

After losing her beauty salon to a fire, career seeker Stephanie J. moved to Central Florida from Baltimore, Maryland. Following in her great grandmother’s footsteps, she opened a new salon in downtown Sanford. Unfortunately, due to the impacts of COVID-19, she was forced to close the salon after six years. Without a source of income, […]

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Meet Steven: Saving Lives as an Orange County Firefighter/EMT

Youth program participant Steven is living proof of the quote that says, “Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” Steven’s patience, determination, and positive attitude helped him find his passion and a career path. Steven was referred to CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) by the Orlando […]

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