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A car or a faster horse?

“If I had asked my customers what they wanted, they would have said a faster horse.”
– Henry Ford

October is National Manufacturing Month; a month dedicated to recognizing the value of manufacturers and the importance they serve to our economic prosperity and independence through innovation.

Read to see what we have planned for Manufacturing Month…

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And the Award Goes To…

Us! Governor Ron DeSantis recently honored us with the Veteran’s Incentive Award – a $39,000 Grant – for our hard work providing career and training opportunities to thousands of veterans.

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Trends

One Quarter Down….Three to Go!

Our first quarter results are in and nearly 15,000 Central Floridians have connected with us to help guide them on their career journey.
Want to dive more into our first quarter success? Click here to view our highlights…

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Upcoming Board and Committee Meetings

Career Services Committee Meeting: Thursday, October 24, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location:  Downtown Office

Revenue Diversity Meeting:  Monday, November 4, 2019 @ 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location:  Downtown Office

Governance Committee Meeting: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 @ 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location:
 Downtown Office

Board Engagement Opportunities – Sign Up Now

If you’re interested in learning more about how we deliver our service to our customers or you’d like a behind-the-scenes Career Center tour, sign up today for a Board Engagement Activity.

Center Tours or Job Shadowing Activity
Available at all our center locations – and fits your schedule.  Sign Me Up!

In addition to center tours, below are some upcoming events you may be interested in attending:

Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Events
Participate – or just come and observe.
Lake County – November 7, 2019         View Flyer           Sign Me Up!
Orange County – November 14, 2019     View Flyer         Sign Me Up!

Manufacturing Job Fair
Seminole Career Center – October 23, 2019       View Flyer     Sign Me Up!

Advanced Manufacturing Job Fair
Osceola Career Center – October 24, 2019    View Flyer    Sign Me Up!

Spotlight

Do you know a Veteran?

Help our veterans transition from military service to a civilian career by inviting them to our Paychecks for Patriots events in November.

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From FCAT to GED to MITSUBISHI

Chris Rivera struggled in high school and couldn’t pass the required reading FCAT. Because of that, he didn’t receive the standard high school diploma. Without a diploma, he went right to work in construction. His mother never stopped encouraging him to get his GED though. She knew the future would be challenging if he didn’t get to earn his GED and she wanted better for him.

Read more about Chris’s inspiring journey…

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CSCF + ORTIZ + SWEAT = A Winning Combination

Career seeker, Felix Ortiz, was unemployed when he walked into our Seminole Career center to register for our services. Career Services Consultant, Lupino Reed, worked with him on his resume and helped him to secure an internship at Board Member Richard Sweat’s company .decimal.

More on Felix’s success and writing a new chapter in his career journey…

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