The Business & Career Resource Cooperative is a one-stop-shop for individuals and business owners to find the resources and training needed to develop their career goals and grow their business.
Spotlight Business
Brenda Chrisman, with CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion , was the spotlight speaker for the August 8, 2018 BCRC meeting.  To see her presentation on the abundance of CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion services, click  here
CareerSource is partnering with several local medical businesses to host a medical career fair on Wednesday, August 22 nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm . The event is being held at One Health Center in Ocala. Any interested business seeking to attend can call (352) 873-7955, ext. 1713, click here for details. Interested candidates should arrive early and bring plenty of resumes. For more candidate information, please click here .

In addition, CSCLM is holding a Skilled Trades career fair on Tuesday, September 18 th from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm at Marion Technical College.  Interested businesses recruiting for the following type of positions; CDL Drivers, Mechanic Technicians, Maintenance Workers, Carpenters, Painters, etc.; are encouraged to contact us at (352) 873-7955, ext., 1713.
How to Start YOUR Own Business (3 hours)
Do you have a great idea for a business but just don't know where to begin? This workshop will provide a comprehensive introduction on how to start your own business. Topics covered include idea generation, the legal environment and business structures. Workbook included.
September 5 | 9am - 12pm | $40 ($50 day of event)
October 3 | 9am - 12pm | $40 ($50 day of event)
Location | College of Central FL Ocala
For additional information please call 866-998-8332
by Dr. Philip R. Geist

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The Talent Center is pleased to announce we have ramped up our Social Media presence.
Thanks to Heather Gamble and Noreen Salatino, the Talent Center is consistently posting a variety of career seeking related items to enlighten/share. There are multiple factors to consider when selecting material, but also when, how often and where to publish what.
We invite you to follow us and then feel free to Like and Share as you are moved to do so. We have already increased our “following” in the short period of time we have reignited our posting energies. Our goal is to reach more people that need our services so we can connect them to employment.

Thanks in advance for connecting and helping us increase our presence in the social media world. 
Upcoming Corporate College Courses
September 2018 – December 2018
Computer Courses

·          Introduction to Computers
·        Excel 2016
·        QuickBooks 2015
·        Word 2016

Technical Courses

·        Forklift Certification
·        OSHA 10-Hour Construction
·        OSHA 10-Hour General
·        OSHA 30-Hour Construction
·         OSHA 30-Hour General

Leadership Courses

·        Advanced Leadership for Business and Life
·        Basic Supervision

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IT Career Event
College of Central Florida’s Business & Technology division will host an IT Career Event on Wednesday, October 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Klein Conference Center located on CF’s Ocala campus (3001 S.W. College Road).

The event focuses on middle and high school students and their families and features a keynote speaker sharing trends in technology. Participants can choose from several breakout sessions involving interactive activities in programming, mobile app development, network cabling, career chat with college alumni, and more. Local employers and Talent Center representatives will provide information about career opportunities in technology fields. Program representatives will be available to answer questions about IT training offered at the college.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Bonnie Hays at
Upcoming SCORE Workshops and Webinars
Mid-Florida SCORE has many workshops and webinars to help you start or grow a business. Learn more at . You can also click on the workshop names below for more information about each of these upcoming events: r

Location: Online
Date: Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Online
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 18
Time : 7:00pm

Of course, free, confidential business mentoring is always available. Request mentoring at   .

Become a Business Mentor
Do you have strong business experience? Are you ready to give back to your community? Becoming a SCORE mentor can be a fulfilling experience for you and a way to strengthen the local economy. Learn more at
Mid-Florida Regional Manufacturers Association
Talent Center
Small Business Development Center 
Ocala District Office 
College of Central Florida Corporate College
Mid-Florida SCORE
Ocala Human Resource Management Association
Marion Technical College
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion
CF Campus Locations
Ocala Campus
3001 S.W. College Road
Ocala, FL 34474-4415 

Levy Center
15390 US-19
Chiefland, FL 32626
Citrus Campus
3800 S. Lecanto Hwy
Lecanto, FL 34461