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Additional Resources

Additional Resources

CareerSource Capital Region offers numerous solutions to help you with your career, whether you are unemployed, underemployed or seeking training. As a part of these solutions, we would like to make you aware of additional resources available to help you explore career opportunities.

Upcoming Events

TCC CDL Training Information Session

TCC CDL Training Information Session

Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: CareerSource Capital Region
1140 West Clark Street
Quincy, FL 32351
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ConnectionsCR: Meet and Greet

ConnectionsCR: Meet and Greet

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: Wakulla Environmental Institute
4057 Crawfordville Hwy
Crawfordville, FL 32327
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Career Seeker Orientation Video

 

Online Tools

Employ Florida

Employ Florida is your one-stop online resource for job listings, education and training opportunities, career building assistance, and more. You can use this resource to find a job, create a resume and search for additional resources and services. Learn More.

If you're willing to commute to Georgia also check out the Employ Georgia website to search for jobs. Learn more.

 

5 Minute Countdown Series

Take 5 minutes to invest in your career with free online training courses available to you at home or on the go. Courses include topics for career seekers, mid-level employees, managers, supervisors, and community leaders! You will learn about: 

  • Preparing for an Interview
  • How to Answer Difficult Questions
  • What to Do Before You Offer Your Resume
  • How to Delegate Responsibilities
  • Peer to Boss, Now What?

 Contact us or ask a CareerSource Capital Region staff member to request the access code for this new tool. Once you have the access code click here to register and start learning! If you have already created an account, but would like to login click here.

By clicking on the links above you will be redirected to the online platform created by Dynamic Works.


Free Resume Building Tools


LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an online tool that you can use to search for employment, network with industry specific groups, and engage in strategies for marketing yourself. Your local CareerSource Capital Region Career Center offers several workshops at various levels to help you utilize this tool. Learn More. 

MyCareerShines—For Students and Adults

MyCareerShines is a comprehensive education and career planning system that will help you succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. You will learn about yourself, discover the many options and opportunities for your future, and gain access to the information and tools to achieve your goals. Learn More. 

  • Kuder Journey—For College Students and Adults
    Kuder Journey is a one-of-a-kind solution to help you plan for the right career! Based on your specific needs, Journey provides reliable tools to assess your interests, suggest education and career options, prepare you for the job search, and connect you to today’s jobs. Learn More. 
     
  • Kuder Navigator—For Middle and High School Students
    Kuder Navigator guides you through the critical actions you need to take to access, explore, plan and transition successfully at each stage in your lifelong career development. Navigator provides research-based assessments that provide a valid foundation for career exploration and supports your successful transition to college, training and employment. Learn More. 

Career Infonet

Career Infonet, also known as the “Toolkit,” is a tool that is sponsored by CareerOneStop and the U.S. Department of Labor as a part of the American Job Center Network. This resource will help you find the tools you need to research career information, training, or jobs.  It also helps you find tools for technical and soft skills self-assessments. Learn More. 

O*Net Online

The Occupational Information Network (O*Net) Resource Center is the nation’s primary source of occupational information. O*Net Online is an interactive application for exploring and searching occupations. Learn More. 

Florida Research and Economic Information Database Application (FREIDA)

FREIDA is a user-friendly labor market information system provided by the state of Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity. Learn More.

Wage Conversion Tool

This tool is provided by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Learn More.

Career Comics

Learn more about careers in the leading industries at the links below.

Occupational Career Tools

Learn more about “job journeys” in the leading industries at the links below.

Occupational Highlights - Capital Region

This brochure summarizes occupational forecasts using graphic displays of the occupations gaining the most new jobs, fastest-growing occupations, and occupations earning the highest wages. Learn more.

Industry Profiles

Industry profiles are published based on Florida's targeted industry clusters. Profiles are updated annually and use detailed industry data that matches the definition of the industry cluster. Learn more at the links below.

Employment Projections Data

Forecasts of future employment levels for industries and occupations in Florida. Learn more.

Occupational Employment Statistics and Wages

Estimates of employment and wages for specific occupations. Learn more.

Help Wanted OnLineTM Job Demand

Help Wanted OnLineTM from The Conference Board is a measure of real-time labor demand captured through online job ads. Learn more.

 

 

Community Programs & Resources

Elder Affairs - Older Worker Programs

If you are 55 or older, unemployed and looking to reenter the workforce, you may qualify for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). Learn more.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Labor Market Resource Guide

Florida's Bureau of Labor Market Statistics designed and produced its publications to support many workforce uses. Learn more.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Community Service Block Grant

The DEO Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) provides federal funds to designated local governments and non-profit agencies called Community Action Agencies to assist eligible low-income households in attaining the skills, knowledge and motivation necessary to achieve self-sufficiency. The agencies may provide a variety of antipoverty services such as emergency health, food, housing, day care, transportation assistance; housing counseling; financial management assistance; nutrition programs including federal surplus food distribution, community gardening projects, food banks, job counseling, placement and training services, and homeless prevention programs. Learn More. 

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Disability Program Navigator

The Disability Program Navigator Initiative helps CareerSource Florida centers improve employability and increase career opportunities available to job seekers with disabilities. Learn More. 

Florida Department of Education FDOE Farm Worker Jobs and Education Program

The FDEO Farmworker Career Development Program (FCDP) provides career services and appropriate training leading to year-round, unsubsidized employment to eligible migrant and seasonal farmworkers. The program also provides emergency stabilization services such as food, rent, etc. to those who choose to stay in farm work. Learn More. 

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Reemployment Assistance – How to File a Claim

Florida DEO Reemployment Assistance (also called reemployment assistance insurance) provides temporary wage replacement benefits to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own. Learn More.

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Trade Program

The Florida DEO Trade Program assists workers who have been laid off or whose jobs have been threatened because of foreign competition. Workers covered under a Trade Act Petition may be eligible for various services including training, reemployment services, job search and relocation allowances, and more. Learn More.

Housing and Urban Development

HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business. Learn more.

Indian and Native American Programs

The Florida Governor’s Council on Indian Affairs operates the Workforce Development Services as a Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Native American grantee through the U.S. Department of Labor. This program utilizes universities, community colleges, technical schools, vocational programs and apprenticeship programs, which are accredited by one of the U.S. Department of Education’s nationally recognized accrediting agencies, as vehicles to provide participants with a solid foundation of the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve economic self-sufficiency through employment in today’s competitive labor market. Learn More.

Industrial Education

The Career & Technical Education (CTE) Programs section is responsible for developing and maintaining educational programs that prepare individuals for occupations important to Florida’s economic development. Learn more.

Job Accommodations Network (JAN)

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. Learn More.

Job Corps

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives through vocational and academic training. Learn More. 

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD also offers employment and training programs that connect low-income residents with opportunities. Learn More. 

Tobacco Free Florida

We know quitting tobacco is hard. But it’s not impossible. Learn about the many reasons to quit, and get info about the many ways you can increase your chances of doing it for good. Learn More.

To learn more about other solutions we can offer career seekers click here. 

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