The CSCF Newsroom

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CEO Weekly CF 100 – Orlando Sentinel

Gig Economy Growing or Shrinking? & Three Californias?

This week: Gig Economy Growing or Shrinking? A new Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report suggests the predicted gig economy “take-over” is all hype. The study reports fewer workers exclusively in the gig economy now than before Uber, which was supposed to redefine...

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Jobs Outnumber Those Needing Them & Hiring Events

This week: Jobs Outnumber Those Needing Them For the first time on record, the number of jobs available in this country is greater than the number of those seeking them. Many are in industries with high-growth potential, especially in our region, like professional and...

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Alan Bean & Disney World Offerings

This week: Alan Bean I read the sad news of the passing of Alan Bean, the fourth man (in the history of … history!) to have walked on the moon.  Funny coincidence, I’m reading a book by Tom Hanks that includes the story, “Alan Bean Plus Four,” about friends who...

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Royal Wedding & Free Beer and Hamburger Month

This week: Royal Wedding Everywhere I went this week, people were still talking about the royal wedding of Harry and Meghan Markle! Even my office had “afternoon tea” on Friday with fasteners, scones and toppers.  I’m not sure how to explain America’s fascination with...

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Mickey Mouse Turns 90 & Memorial Day

This week: Mickey Mouse Turns 90 Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!  At a staggering 90 years old, he doesn’t look a day over, what, 25?  Like most, he had a less-than-auspicious start with a silent short, titled, “Plane Crazy.” Certainly a product of the times, Mickey’s...

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Mother’s Day & 2018 Orange County State of the County

This week: Mother’s Day As the saying goes, “God could not be everywhere, so he made Mothers.”  Today is Mother’s Day, and I can count on a special call, flowers or card from my kids.  In Central Florida, Mother’s Day offers many local options to celebrate –Jazz...

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Facial Recognition at OIA, Everywhere & Sing Out Loud

This week: Facial Recognition at OIA, Everywhere Coming soon to airports everywhere: facial recognition boarding passes.  Except it’s already here at OIA.  You know where else it is? My new laptop.  It’s, well, friendlier?  I open it up, and it scans my face and says,...

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Valencia Breaking Ground & Amazon Car Delivery

This week: Valencia Breaking Ground Valencia College broke ground this week on two facilities that will change the way we build our regional talent pipeline. The Center for Accelerated Training and Careers will be built in Osceola County, and offer short-term training...

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Youth Homelessness & SunRail Expansion Heads South

This week: Youth Homelessness This past Tuesday, the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness (CFCH) released the Youth Homelessness Count report.  CareerSource Central Florida is a committed partner to addressing this emerging issue.  The point-in-time count, led...

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Press Releases


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kristine Concepcion 407-531-1222, ext. 2034 Orlando, Fla. – The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Central Florida region (Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter counties) was 3.1 percent in March...

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