Spotlight

Our very own, Mimi Coenen, COO was hand selected by the Orlando Business Journal to provide her insights during their “Doing Business in Lake County” panel discussion. This panel focused on the growing population of Lake County and how we plan to address the need for jobs, infrastructure and housing in the coming years.

MacKenzie Varney had grown up with her father in the military and was quite accustomed to change. However, one stop in Orlando changed her life forever. Her father abandoned her here and she ended up meeting a guy who was all wrong for her. Long story short, Mackenzie ended up pregnant… and alone. That is, until she saw the CSCF light.
Keep reading to find out how, with the help of CSCF, she was able to use her hardships as an anchor to take her to new levels.

The beginning of June marked the official kick-off of CSCF’s expanded Summer Youth Program. With eight different locations and nearly 800 enrolled students, our youth staff had their hands full ensuring these young adults were set up for success during their summer internships.
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During the week of June 3-7, we took the time to focus on four central themes that impact the entire organization: High Customer Satisfaction & Loyalty, Talent Solution Consultants, Being a “CareerSourcer” and Value Creation through Relationships. We dedicated each day to deeply discussing specific themes which ultimately led up to our annual All Staff Meeting on Friday.
Keep reading for a closer look into our action packed 2019 All-Stars Week…

Our Project Restore campaign has been launched! In partnership with The Group Advertising, we’ve developed an outreach campaign focused on generating brand awareness to evacuees from Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricane Maria. With a multitude of resources available, our primary mission is to get these evacuees placed into full time employment so they can start a new, prosperous life here in Central Florida.
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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…