Job Seekers Services

Computers – CareerSource North Central Florida Centers have dozens of computers available for the public to conduct job searches, apply for jobs online, create resumes and apply for benefits like Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), food stamps, and Medicaid.

Fax, copier, and telephones are available for use by job seekers at no charge. For people without telephones, CareerSource NCFL staff will take phone messages from employers and leave them for job seekers to retrieve. The phone number (352) 244-5644 can be provided to employers as a personal number and will not be identified as belonging to CareerSource NCFL.

Resume paper, envelopes and other supplies are available without charge to job seekers.

Career counselors and case managers are available to help job seekers make progress on their career paths. This service is available for any working individual who would like to improve his or her skills and income. Career counselors may make referrals to training programs or offer support services.

CONNECT is a program offered by CareerSource NCFL and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce for professional-level job seekers with a minimum of an associate’s degree or five years experience in an industry. CONNECT meets weekly at 5:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to provide an opportunity for job seekers to network, gain knowledge of the current job market, and receive an orientation to the services offered by CareerSource NCFL. Once evaluated, participants are offered one-on-one assistance for review and critique of resumes, evaluation of transferable skills, assisted job searches through EFM, training opportunities and other counseling services. In addition, there are monthly mini-interviews with HR managers from companies with open positions. Click here for details on this month’s CONNECT meetings.

Career fairs and recruitment events are held regularly at the Centers and other locations throughout Alachua and Bradford counties. Click here for more information.

Training subsidies and support servicesClick here for more information about training subsidies and support services for income eligible individuals.

Seminars and Assessments such as Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Dress for Success, TABE, Basic computer skills, Basic Microsoft Office Skills and more are available at the Centers. For information about these assessments click here.

For more information on all of the services CareerSource NCFL offers please click here.

To reach a receptionist at one of our locations, please call (352) 955-2245 in Gainesville or (904) 964-8092 in Starke.