MOBILE CAREER AND TRAINING UNIT IS ON THE ROAD. CareerSource Chipola has added a Mobile Career and Training Unit to its list of employment and training resources. The mobile unit is designed to provide services to residents of local communities that may be unable to easily access the region's three full-service career centers, and to employers seeking convenient recruiting and training options. The unit is handicap accessible and is equipped with individual computer workstations with internet acess, a large flat-screen television for training presentations, and office equipment for printing and copying. It will be staffed by professionals from CareerSource Chipola, ready to assist both job seeking customers and employers. For more information on upcoming dates and locations, call Kenny Griffin at 850-633-2737.
CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA JOINS PARTNERS IN CELEBRATING THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF AWARD-WINNING UNIFIED WORKFORCE BRAND. CareerSource Chipola and the entire CareerSource Florida network celebrated the one-year anniversary of the launch of a unified brand. Florida became the first state in the nation on February 10, 2014 to achieve aligned brands for its state board, 24 regional workforce development boards and nearly 100 career centers. CareerSource Chipola is a leader in the CareerSource Florida network serving Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington counties. During fiscal year 2013-2014, CareerSource Chipola served over 800 businesses and 1,000 job seekers who successfully secured employment.
EMPLOYEE WINS FLORIDA WORKFORCE ADVOCATE AWARD. Lauren Morris, Trainer for CareerSource Chipola, was presented the Florida Workforce Advocate Award at the 2014 Workforce Professional Development Summit recently held in Orlando, FL. The award is given each year to honor an individual on the frontline within the workforce system who demonstrates traits and characteristics worthy of emulation. The recipient serves as a role model for their peers as they work to prepare the workforce of today for the economic structure of tomorrow.
CHIPOLA COLLEGE AND CAREERSOURCE CHIPOLA PARTNER TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES. Chipola College and CareerSource Chipola have joined together on an H1B training grant. Individuals interested in receiving training in IT or health care related fields should contact either Brenda Neel in our Marianna office at 850-633-2738 and in our Chipley office you can contact Susan Grimes at 850-845-0645 for additional information.