Resources

Trusted knowledge and tools are key factors in your career search. Use these resources to take your career search to a new level and gain a competitive edge. CareerSource Central Florida stands behind our commitment to helping you succeed in the workforce, and these tools are designed to assist in your achievement.

 

Career Assessments

Are you ready to start your career, but don’t actually know where to begin? Results from a recent survey indicates that three quarters of American workers have changed career paths at least once, and currently one third of American workers are interested in changing careers.

Career assessments offer valuable insight to career seekers choosing paths that best fit their interests, skills and abilities. The career assessment process will assist identifying your strongest work-related interests. A benefit of taking a career assessment is to serve as a guide towards a career suited to your strengths, skills, abilities, and interests. Using this information, we can better serve you with a tailored and individualized plan, designed to align with the regional economic needs.

Speak with a CareerSource Central Florida Career Service Consultant about the assessments available to career seekers so you can get started on a career pathway today.

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Research Center

Labor Market Information

Find out the current wages for a specific industry in Central Florida, statewide, and nationwide.

www.floridawages.com/eds.php

Florida Research and Economic Information Database Application

Get the latest information on labor market data.

freida.labormarketinfo.com

Research and Statistics

View the latest statistics on employment in the state of Florida.

www.floridajobs.org/labor-market-information

Individual Training

As a regional workforce board we have a responsibility to prepare a workforce to meet the needs of the Central Florida region and the businesses we serve.

To ensure we meet this requirement, we establish partnerships with state colleges, regional technical schools, and other post-secondary public and private institutions, to facilitate certification and credential attainment for the talented workforce in Central Florida.

Meet with your professional Career Service Consultant to discuss these options and tailor a training program that will enable you to re-enter the workforce or prepare a career sustainability pathway that meets your needs…

***Eligible applicants must meet Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act priority-of-service guidelines.

Mobile Career Center

CareerSource Central Florida’s Mobile Career Center brings a wealth of recruitment resources to career seekers throughout the Central Florida region. It serves as a valuable option for residents to receive tailored services in remote areas where there is not a dedicated brick-and-mortar Career Services Center. Currently, the Mobile Career Center is available to Sumter County residents the first full week of every month.

While on board the Mobile Career Center, career seekers will receive tailored services based on their recruitment needs, with a dedicated Career Services Consultant and access to ten computer stations. Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Resume and cover letter writing assistance
  • Registering and searching for jobs in the state’s largest online database, Employ Florida Marketplace
  • Career consultation
  • Professional development workshops

In addition to serving career seekers, the Mobile Career Center is available to bring on-site for educational training and On-the-Job Training. On-site locations include businesses, technical schools, colleges, churches, libraries, hospitals, and other venues where clients may not have access to transportation or accessibility to visit one of our six Career Services Centers.