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CareerSource Florida, Department of Corrections Honor Graduates of Commercial Driver License Program

At the end of last week, CareerSource Florida and Florida Department of Corrections highlighted the success of the Florida Helping Inmates Realize Employment Success (HIRES) program, a pre-release career pathway to employment for returning...
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Florida TaxWatch Releases Report on Manufacturing in the Sunshine State

On Wednesday, Florida TaxWatch, an independent, nonpartisan policy research institute, released a report entitled “Manufacturing a Transformational Shift: Expanding Florida’s Workforce Development Through Sector Strategies.” The report features a comprehensive summary of the 2021 MakeMore...

Ron DeSantis Announces Funds for Apprenticeship Programs Across Florida

This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis and state Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran announced more than $10 million in funding for the 2021 Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant and Apprenticeship State Expansion Grant recipients. Awarding this funding...
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Ron DeSantis Announces $8.6 Million for Workforce Training for Veterans

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $8.6 million in Get There Faster: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Governor’s Reserve Funds grants have been awarded to workforce development boards across the state to expand career...

DEO Launches Florida’s Return to Work Initiative

This initiative is focused on encouraging Floridians to return to the workforce, helping employers attract job seekers, and continuing to fuel the state’s economic growth.

Wilton Simpson Makes Appointments to State, Regional and National Boards and Councils

“It is an honor to have many of my fellow Senators, as well as leaders in our communities and state, serve in these important capacities,” said Simpson on Friday. “I have full confidence that they will diligently and effectively represent the Florida Senate and the state of Florida.”

Ron DeSantis: Additional $28 Million in Disaster Relief Employment for Floridians Impacted by Pandemic

Individuals who qualify for disaster-relief employment are dislocated workers, workers who have been temporarily or permanently laid off as a result of COVID-19, self-employed individuals who have lost work due to COVID-19, and individuals who have been unemployed long-term.

Ron DeSantis Showcases Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Fairs

Coordinated by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and the CareerSource Florida network, Paychecks for Patriots career fairs connect veterans and military family members with hundreds of employers throughout the state. This year, for the first time, Paychecks for Patriots hiring fairs are being held virtually to allow safe, convenient access statewide.

Ron DeSantis, Richard Corcoran Award $7 Million in Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grants

On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis and state Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Richard Corcoran revealed which school districts, universities, colleges and private institutions have been awarded the Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant.

Ron DeSantis, Florida Leaders Stress the Importance of Apprenticeship Programs

On Tuesday, CareerSource Florida and the Florida Department of Education announced a new apprenticeship program in information technology at Tallahassee-based Inspired Technologies.

Florida Business Leaders Stress Growth, Opportunities in Manufacturing Across the State

On Wednesday, leaders of the business community released a report showcasing Florida’s manufacturing industry and highlighting opportunities and challenges looming ahead.

Florida Talent Development Council Ready to Start Efforts to Improve State’s Workforce

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state government are looking to ensure Florida’s workforce will be well-positioned in the years to come.
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