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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...
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...
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.
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.
“Veterans across the state contribute valuable skills and experience to enhance Florida’s workforce,” said DeSantis, “I want to congratulate these local workforce development boards for providing employment services to veterans after they have served our country.”
Available at GetThereFL.com, the initiative highlights the key benefits of rapid credentialing programs available to Floridians at the 28 Florida College System institutions and the 48 technical colleges and centers across Florida.
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.
On Tuesday, CareerSource Florida and the Florida Department of Education announced a new apprenticeship program in information technology at Tallahassee-based Inspired Technologies.
On Wednesday, leaders of the business community released a report showcasing Florida’s manufacturing industry and highlighting opportunities and challenges looming ahead.
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state government are looking to ensure Florida’s workforce will be well-positioned in the years to come.
On Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Florida Department of Education (DOE), the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) and CareerSource Florida honored Workforce Development Month.
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