Are you interested in learning the skills to obtain employment in a particular occupation? Could you use some tuition assistance? Funding may be available for you to attend school. Our Board of Directors approves training providers for demand occupations. Here is the link to our Training Provider Page/ Occupations-in-Demand. You […]
PCN is comprehensive training for professionals in transition working with a workforce team of more than 50 years of experience at no cost to you. Are you applying for jobs without receiving any calls back? Is your resume out of date? Are your networking efforts getting you nowhere? If these […]
As you go about your job search process, you probably have heard about having a reference list ready. A reference list usually consists of 2 to 3 professional contacts that have either worked with you in a particular company or a manager for whom you worked. This list may be requested during […]
Employers sometimes rush into hiring candidates that may not be the right fit. Therefore, over a short time they leave the company. In order to avoid the loss of time and effort training a new employee, it is important to consider the following advice. An article from Undercover Recruiter, titled “5 Do’s […]
Do you know about this website? FloridaDisaster.org The Florida Division of Emergency Management provides an unbelievable amount of information for Florida individuals, families and businesses on their website. Hurricane Irma is a reminder to all Floridians of the sudden threat severe weather can pose in our state, especially during hurricane season. Every tropical […]
Many of us struggle to define exactly what drives us, motivates us, and inspires us. Finding your passion is key to a fulfilling career. But how do you define it? Here are a few tips: Pay attention to what you do when you procrastinate. 80% of people turn their hobbies […]
A Federal Fidelity Bond is a business insurance policy that protects the employer in case of any loss of money or property due to employee dishonesty. The Fidelity Bonds issued under the Federal Bonding Program are insurance policies underwritten by the Travelers Property Casualty Insurance Company and are good for […]
The Florida Public Service Commission offers the Lifeline Assistance Program. This program helps make telephone service affordable to low-income customers in our state. Let CareerSource Southwest Florida help you with career advice and tips on your job search by following us on Twitter and LinkedIn, and “Like” us on Facebook.
Summer is here! It is time to dust off those resumes and get some great advice and tips on preparing for your summer job.
School ended and the summer arrived. By now, you probably found a part-time or full-time job to get you through the summer. Something to bring you extra cash before school starts. Now that you are in your summer job, let’s address some areas of great importance that will help your […]
This online tool, at MyNextMove, is free to all users, and gives individuals several alternatives for occupations (including the O*NET Interest Profiler). It provides an easy-to-read, one-page profile of each occupation, including essential knowledge, skills, abilities, and technologies, simplified salary and employment outlook information, as well as links to specific training […]
Hiring managers all have their favorite interview questions, but they are typically some variation of the common ones. For example, you might be asked, “How would your colleagues describe you?” or “Use three words to describe yourself.” Either way, your overall approach would likely be the same. The thing you […]