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  • CareerSource Tampa Bay launches new web based job search training software

    CareerSource Tampa Bay launches new web based job search training software

    Website will provide video training and other valuable job seeking programs

     
    TAMPA, FL – Career Source Tampa Bay, the regions workforce development board is launching an innovative as way to provide virtual service and engagement to unemployed job seekers in Hillsborough County who were impacted as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. CSTB has contracted with Career EDGE, a web-based platform to deliver virtual career services to individuals of all ages is coming to the Tampa and Hillsborough County area on June 15, 2020.
     
    “We have been working diligently over the past few months to implement a robust virtual services platform, said CEO John Flanagan. “We want to ensure that CSTB aligns our service delivery model to be available to assist our customers and that we are doing everything we can to help during this crisis.”
     
    Access to Career EDGE is provided at www.careeredgecstb.com. New users simply register for an account by entering in basic contact information and answer a few eligibility questions. Registration takes less than one minute, after which if the user meets eligibility, they will have immediate access to all modules and services within the CareerSource Tampa Bay Career EDGE platform.
     
    The Career EDGE program consists of 18 interactive modules with built-in virtual coaching including a job interview simulator, resume and job application builder, guidance in developing a personal brand, and essential life skills curriculum to support career seekers in preparation for finding a job or advance in employment.
     
    “We applaud Career Source Tampa Bay for their innovation and forward thinking,” said Career TEAM Founder/CEO, Chris Kuselias. “Remote access learning including online candidate assessment and interviews and overall career management via smart device is the new reality. We are honored to be a partner and deliver enhanced outcomes for the region.”
     
    A link to the Career EDGE website can also be found on the main webpage of CareerSource Tampa Bay by clicking on this link: www.CareerSourceTampaBay.com
     
    About CareerSource Tampa Bay
    CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $19,293,411.
     
    CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 240,269 services to 36,960 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2018-2019. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates.
     
    Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit www.careersourcetampabay.com.
     
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