Job Seeker Services
CareerSource Central Florida can help you to better prepare for the job you want, outfit you with job leads, and provide the resources you need. CSCF offers a variety of no-cost employment and training services to residents of Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Lake and Sumter counties at our local offices.
Services range from the essential tools that job seekers need to find a job in today’s workforce to training opportunities, recruitment events, information on community resources and special programs that assist job seekers to overcome employment hurdles.
Book an Appointment or Workshop
Book a one-on-one appointment with a CSCF placement specialists and re-employment specialists who will assess your job search strengths and challenges and recommend CSCF services to help you improve your job search.
The most important step toward making a good career decision is understanding your own skills and interests. CareerSource Central Florida provides a test, called the Choices Interest Profiler, to help you learn what skills and interests you possess and what career is a good “fit” for you.
Entrepreneurial Boot Camp
The Entrepreneurial Boot Camp was a five-day event held in April 2011 that consisted of seminars produced and facilitated by the University of Central Florida.
Each week CSCF publishes a listing of Hot Jobs that employers are in a rush to find help for.
CSCF can assist you by recommending positions that become available that match your qualifications. To utilize this service, fully complete your registration information in CSCF’s online job bank, Employ Florida Marketplace. Remember to include all details and keywords to help our CSCF representatives understand your qualifications and the type of work you are looking for.;
Job Seeker Events
These events are conducted with a single employer and allow job seekers to meet with employers one-on-one in our offices and apply for positions. Check the job seeker calendar for upcoming events.
Job Seeker Research & Resource Center
Find out what employers are looking for, what jobs are paying in your area, career tips and strategies, which careers will be in demand in the future, helpful links, community resources and much more. The Job Seeker Research & Resource Center offers articles, webinars, videos and podcasts.
Online Job Bank
Browse through thousands of jobs throughout Florida or in the Central Florida region in our online job bank.
Resources for Ex-Offenders
CSCF understands that ex-offenders may face obstacles when trying to reenter the workforce. To help, CSCF offers an “Ex-Offender Overview” workshop and links to resources to help in a job search.
At each of our offices, you will find a professional Resource Room that provides no-cost access to a variety of employment resources such as: computer and printer; fax; copier; telephone; Internet access; Microsoft Office software; online resume building tools; typing software; a career interest assessment tool; job salary comparisons; information on growing industries in Central Florida; self-paced tutorials on Windows and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. The room is staffed by full-time professionals who can answer questions, provide direction, give instructions and render assistance or advice. (Please note that In an ongoing effort to provide all of our customers with a professional work environment, children under the age of 14 are NOT PERMITTED in CareerSource Central Florida offices.) Click here for locations and directions.
Ticket to Work
The Ticket to Work Program is a supportive, active and resource-rich avenue to employment for SSI and SSDI recipients.
Find resources to help you file for unemployment benefits.
CSCF offers services to veterans to help you find your next career.
The Welfare Transition program helps participants receiving public assistance create a plan to gain the skills and work experience they need to get a job and move up the career ladder.
Special programs, services and financial incentives beyond CSCF’s basic services are available for those who qualify under the WIA Program. The goal of the WIA Program is for job seekers to obtain permanent, unsubsidized employment at a self-sufficient rate of pay.
Young Job Seeker Programs
CSCF offers special programs for young adults to help them identify their interests and increase their workplace skills. Visit our young adult page for more information.