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Workforce Development

Metro Orlando boasts a population that is young, well-educated and diverse. Not coincidentally, the region is at, or near, the top of national charts in several demographic and labor-related categories.

Consider that Metro Orlando, already with a population of 2.5 million, is among the nation's fastest-growing population and employment markets. A labor force exceeding 1.3 million ensures a strong and stable labor pool for a community that is expected to remain among the nation's top 10 metropolitan areas well into the future.

Xổ số của Longan tuần trướcFlorida's One-Stop System is part of a national labor exchange network that links employers to qualified applicants and also provides employment, education and training services for job seekers and employers. They link employers to qualified applicants and job seekers to employment opportunities. To obtain these services, employers can call and discuss their employment needs with a local One-Stop liaison (407-531-1222). The One-Stop will then recruit, pre-screen, and assess qualified applicants for you. Companies can save on the cost of advertising for job openings and it reduces the time spent interviewing applicants and reviewing resumes. Business owners may also benefit from tax credits, reductions, or refunds when they either hire from or create jobs for designated target groups. In some cases, employers may receive direct cash assistance to offset training.

In the event of company restructuring, downsizing or layoffs, the One-Stop Centers can assist businesses and their employees by conducting on-site presentations on the services and tools available to them. The dislocated workers receive brochures and information on programs, workshops, training and all the job placement services offered through Florida's One Stop Career Center System, as well as potential job openings with employers.

This summer, CareerSource Central Florida invites your business to make an impact for the future. Become a CSCF partner and host an internship for students participating in CSCF’s Summer Youth Experience track. In addition to earning wages funded by CSCF, this summer internship gives young aspiring professionals the chance to network with professionals and gain hands-on experience working in their field of interest. Share your industry knowledge and curate local talent for your business, while inspiring young professionals and cultivating growth for a thriving workforce in your Central Florida community.

  • Gain additional summer employment, at no cost to your business
  • Make a lasting positive impact in the lives of the emerging generation
  • Showcase your community involvement as a CSCF partner

Xổ số của Longan tuần trướcIncumbent Worker Training (IWT) is a program provides training to currently employed workers to keep Florida’s workforce competitive in a global economy and to retain existing businesses. The program is available to all Florida businesses that have been in operation for at least one year prior to application and require training for existing employees.

Quick Response Training (QRT) is a customer-driven training program designed to assist new value-added businesses and provide existing Florida businesses the necessary training for expansion. This program is customized, flexible and responsive to individual company needs. CareerSource Florida is Florida’s innovative private-public partnership for competitive workforce incentives.

Information and links to CONNECT for Reemployment Assistance Claimants and Employers from the Department of Economic Opportunity.  

Food Manager Training

Up-to-date information and current regulations for Food Managers to serve Florida consumers’ food that is prepared in a clean and safe environment. This 8-hour training leads to the exam which results in National Certification that is valid for five years. This certification is required in Florida by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, the Department of Agriculture and selected licensees of the Department of Health for all venues that serve food and beverages.

Registration at UF/IFAS


Do you need to renew your license but don't have the time to come to a class? You can receive CEUs online at your convenience at the Florida Grower website.

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