Spotlight

As you may know, our Lake Career Center is in the process of relocating to a newly revamped and reimagined space at Lake Sumter State College. We have been working diligently to ensure a smooth transition and are happy to announce that the new Lake Career Center will officially be open for business on Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Keep in mind this is a soft opening, meaning staff will be moving in and we will be open for business but there are still final touches to be made and our official Grand Opening will be soon to come.

The 2019-2020 Training Provider Applications are now open for submission. Central Florida schools are encouraged to submit and renew their applications for an opportunity to secure additional educational grants and become a premier educational partner of CSCF.
Keep reading for more information and a direct link to this year’s application and instructions.

In a time when the need for construction workers seems to outweigh the number of skilled workers available, IBUILD Central Florida has dedicated its purpose to changing the stigma related to technical schools and working in the construction industry.
And in late April, a team of our Business Services Consultants participated in the 2019 IBUILD Invitational designed to increase awareness of the construction industry by creating a synergy of organizations in Central Florida.
This was an awesome way of getting individuals excited about potential careers in construction and we were excited to be able to expand our network in the industry. Keep reading for more details and pictures from the 2019 IBUILD Invitational…

We have partnered with Integrated Insight – a company that helps organizations out-behave the competition through insights & analytics – to design and execute research on our company.

At the end of this research, we will clearly understand exactly who our niche customer really is to more effectively meet their needs. Keep reading for more details into this insightful investigation.

Occasionally, we’re so lucky to have angels bring us good news and fortune.
New business partner, Angels for Kids on Call, took their time to send us a personalized message about how much of a positive impact our efforts have made on the growth of their business thus far. Sometimes all we need is a reminder of just how transformative our services can be for local businesses.

Keep reading to see what they had to say…

Maricarmen Infante came into CSCF as a mandatory Welfare Transition client. She and her child are refugees from Venezuela that were seeking asylum in the U.S. In Venezuela, Infante was a dentist but has not been able to secure a dental assistant position in the U.S. due to the lack of certifications.
Her sheer dedication coupled with our resourceful career consultants, has allowed her to complete training AND secure employment.
Keep reading for a heartfelt letter of gratitude from Maricarmen about her journey with us…

Michelle Royal, Chief Innovation Officer of RIDG (Royal Innovation Design Group), will be bringing over 20 years of innovation expertise to the upcoming Board Retreat on April 25th. You’ll be treated with a visually stimulating and interactive experience as we continue our journey in redefining our North Star…
Next week, you will receive a short survey that will help capture your thoughts about our North Star and guide our conversations during the retreat!

It’s no secret that a beaming smile helps when job searching. Thanks to the West Orange Dental Alliance’s partnership with CareerSource Central Florida, local residents are given full smile restorations along with the tools and resources needed to take a big bite out of unemployment.

CareerSource Central Florida has been focusing its efforts on making a real impact on local businesses by providing screening, hiring and employee training resources at every stage of the business. Although it can be challenging, CSCF’s business consultants remain dedicated to transforming businesses and elevating the community.
View this letter from a new business partner describing how valuable CSCF has proven for his business in just three short months.

The synergy of CSCF, Jobs Partnership and Valencia College prove to be fruitful as career seeker successfully graduates from training program with the help of these three pivotal organizations!
Read more…