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We have just wrapped up the third quarter and the results are in. All are impressive, but some even record-breaking. Our combined efforts have allowed CSCF to make a true impact on the lives of Central Floridians and further display how successful we can be when using data to drive strategic direction.
Keep reading for snapshot of our Quarter 3 results…

Connecting the community to sustainable careers is at the core of what CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) stands for. To help parishioners who are at a career crossroad, CSCF recently gathered faith leaders in the community for a complimentary breakfast to highlight resources and services readily available to share with their congregations. Read on for more information and to view the inspiring testimonial of three career seekers shared during this event.

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 2.7 percent in October 2018. This rate was 0.8 percentage point lower than the region’s year ago rate of 3.5 percent. The region’s October 2018 unemployment rate was 0.3 percentage point lower than the state rate of 3.0 percent. The labor force was 1,388,477, up 45,298 (+3.4) over the year. There were 38,166 unemployed residents in the region.

Hospitality and construction continues to be at the forefront of the Board’s priorities in meeting the demands of these two high-growth industries.
CSCF is working closely with leaders to identify new partnerships and training opportunities that will engage the talent pool. At the next board meeting in December, CSCF will take a deeper dive into the issues that face the construction industry today.