Employability Skills Training

Employability Skills Training courses allow career seekers to build their resume, learn how to get the most out of Employ Florida Marketplace, build on their interview skills and gain some computer skills.  And, best of all, these weekly courses are offered at no cost

To register for a session, please send an email within 24 hrs prior to the class that you would like to attend. Once registration is confirmed you will receive a confirmation that guarantees you a seat.

If the workshop is not filled, walk-in customers will be accepted up to 10 minutes past the start time. 

Include your name, phone number, name of workshop, and date & time of the workshop you would like to attend to the designated email address:





Please bring your email confirmation to class, as it will be your guarantee of a seat. 

All customers must have a basic EFM profile.  If not, you will be advised to send another request once the EFM profile is complete.

If the workshop is not filled at the start time, walk-in customers will be accepted. 

NO WALK-INS permitted 10 minutes after the start of the session.

July 2014 Schedules

Tampa Calendar

9215 N. Florida Ave., 
Suite 101
Tampa, FL 33612

Brandon Calendar 

9350 Bay Plaza Blvd., 
Suite 121
Tampa, FL 33619

Plant City Calendar 

2001 E. Cherry St.,
Plant City, FL 33563 

Ruskin Calendar

201 14th Ave., SE,
Ruskin, FL 33570

July 2014 Calendar

July 2014 Calendar

July 2014 Calendar

July 2014 Calendar

Course Descriptions

Basic Computers
Using a computer is essential in today's job market. Learn the basic functions of a computer, including hands on tutorials for using a mouse and keyboard. You will leave with confidence and the understanding of the basic concepts of a computer after this workshop!

Breaking Barriers to Employment - This is a 2½ hour presentation
Do you have barriers that are keeping you from being successful in the workplace? Learn to identify common barriers and how to deal with those barriers on job applications, resumes and interviews. During the last 30 minutes, there will be a discussion on the Federal Bonding Program and the Expungement and Sealing process in the state of Florida.

Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM) & Re-Employment Assistance (RA) Orientation (CONNECT)
Learn how to navigate EFM and RA websites. Learn how to job search, create a virtual job recruiter and other features of EFM. Overview of the new RA process using the CONNECT web-based claims management system. Learn how to file an initial claim and how to claim your weeks.

Employment Success
Once you become employed, what are the steps to maintain employment? Discuss workforce changes, employer expectations, pitfalls and how to handle conflicts at work. Learn how to continue developing skills which can lead to promotions and other job opportunities.

Intermediate Computers
This hands on workshop is for those who already have basic computer skills. Learn how to create and format a document using Microsoft Word. Learn how to navigate the internet and read a webpage to aid in successful job searching.

Job Power
Power your job search with this seminar! Topics include changes in the employment market, hidden job market, skills employers are looking for and dealing with the stress of being unemployed.

Labor Market Information - (LMI)
Learn the importance of using LMI in your job search and new career! Discover the hot occupations and industries, using websites such as Employflorida Marketplace (EFM) and ONET.

Online Applications
This hands on workshop is for those who already have basic computer skills. Come and learn how to effectively apply to jobs online. Learn how to email, upload and paste your resume to complete the online application process. Hands on practice of an online application and how to download your resume from EmployFlorida Marketplace (EFM). Also, discuss the importance of job alerts and how to become aware of job scams.

Professional Interviewing Skills
Learn what interviews are all about and how to prepare for a successful interview. Discussions will include the various types of interviews, common interview questions, along with what to do before, during and after an interview.

Resume Development I
The resume is important in today's job search. Understand what a resume is and what information is needed to create an effective resume. Learn how a master application can aid in the creation of a resume and how to create a resume on EmployFlorida Marketplace (www.employflorida.com).

Resume Development II
Please bring a printed copy of your resume to class. Learn about the different types of resumes and the content needed to build an effective resume. Identify your skills, knowledge and abilities. Discussion about creating references and cover letters.

Social Media
This hands on workshop is for those who already have basic computer skills. Learn about the different types of Social Media and the benefits of using Social Media as an important tool in your job search. Hands on workshop using the LinkedIn professional networking website. Opportunity to create a new LinkedIn account or learn to utilize your existing LinkedIn account. Discussions include how to maintain a professional online presence and the importance of online privacy.

Targeting Your Employment Transition
Are you ready for the changing workplace? Discussion of the changes existing in today’s world and how these changes impact the current job market. Learn how to reinvent yourself, use transferable skills and perhaps go back to school for that new job or career.


CareerSource Tampa Bay is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers listed may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711.