Tag: CareerSource Florida

STARKE, Fla. – Lessly Spates knows exactly what she wants to be when she grows up. The Bradford High School senior’s confidence and work toward becoming a Registered Nurse secured her the top spot in CareerSource Florida’s statewide “Be Your Best Self” campaign. Spates posted a selfie in nursing scrubs to enter the contest, which asked…

TALLAHASSEE and GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature reaffirmed their commitment to a strong workforce and economy with their recent appointments to the CareerSource Florida board of directors. Thomas McIntosh and Bryan da Frota of Alachua County were among eight Florida business leaders appointed Wednesday. Both McIntosh and da Frota have…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2015 CONTACT: Victoria Langley Heller (850) 921-8766 vheller@careersourceflorida.com keepfloridaworking.com TALLAHASSEE – CareerSource Florida leaders today praised Governor Rick Scott’s 2015-2016 “Keep Florida Working” Budget and the Governor’s prioritization of state investments in workforce training and education. CareerSource Florida Board Chairman Dwayne Ingram, CEO of IT Capital Services, said, “Governor Rick…

Startup Quest® Co-Founder and OwnForce Executive Chair Angela Pate spoke on the entrepreneurship panel with other job-creation focused leaders JPMorgan Chase Executive Director Helen Stewart; Mike Tomas, President and CEO of Bioheart Inc. and Chairman of the Florida International University Global Entrepreneurship Center; Sherry Sacino, Founder and President, Youth Empowerment Alliance, Inc.; and Tony McGee,…

CareerSource Florida has received the National Association of State Workforce Agencies’ 2014 State Excellence Award for Leadership! The SEAL Award recognizes one state annually for a workforce-related program, project or initiative that is innovative, addresses a challenge requiring collaboration and results in significant service and/or performance improvement.   In launching the CareerSource Florida brand in…

CareerSource Florida has launched an interactive campaign to involve students across the state and highlight high-demand career paths via the Be Your Best Self campaign. Three high school students who take the best selfies will win a career development workshop at their school! Post a selfie of how you envision yourself doing your dream job…

Dear CareerSource Florida Board Members and CareerSource Florida Network Stakeholders, Whether a volunteer or paid professional, those of us who are part of the CareerSource Florida network are inspired by the personal stories of success by the Floridians and businesses we help. Stories like that of a South Florida accountant who was able to rebound…

Dear CareerSource Florida Board Members and CareerSource Florida Network Stakeholders, Whether a volunteer or paid professional, those of us who are part of the CareerSource Florida network are inspired by the personal stories of success by the Floridians and businesses we help. Stories like that of a South Florida accountant who was able to rebound…