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Default Florida Job Search Toolkit

Searching for a job can seem like a daunting task in a good economy, let alone during a recession. But there are jobs all around Florida, and with a focused job search plan, you can put yourself in the best possible position to land one of those jobs.

And you donít have to figure it all out on your own. Learn about the many resources available to you online and locally to help you in your job search.

For example, there is a lot you can do right here and now. Check out these Monster tools and resources that will help you through the entire job search process, from identifying opportunities and acing the interview to negotiating the offer and more:
  • Search for jobs in Florida
  • Build your resume
  • Get resume advice
  • Sharpen your interviewing s****s
  • Learn to negotiate your salary
  • Explore your career options
  • Manage your unemployment
Monsterís Keep America Working Tour Is Coming to Florida

Connecting with employers is an essential part of your job search, and this year, Monster is bringing employers that are hiring to you at its Keep America Working Tour. This ultimate career fair also brings you the tools and expert advice you need to make your job search as successful as it can be. Learn more and register:
  • Miami: October 21
Florida One-Stop Career Centers

Florida has almost 100 One-Stop Career Centers throughout the state, which offer free resources for job seekers. Check out this sampling of centers or see the full list by county:
Ft. Lauderdale
WorkForce One Central
2610 West Oakland Park Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33311
(954) 677-5555

Ft. Myers
Career Service Center of South West Florida-Ft. Myers
4150 Ford St. Extension
Ft. Myers, FL 33916
(239) 931-8200

FloridaWorks Alachua County
4800 SW 13th St.
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 955-2245

Gateway Jacksonville WorkSource Career Services
5000-2 Norwood Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(888) 702-4396

Osceola Workforce Central Florida
1392 East Vine St.
Kissimmee, FL 34744
(407) 705-1555

Carol City One Stop Career Center
4690 NW 183rd St.
Miami, FL 33055
(305) 620-8012

Panama City
Workforce Center-Panama City
625 Highway 231
Mariner Plaza
Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 872-4340

Escarosa Career Center-Pensacola
3670-A North L St.
Pensacola, FL 32505
(850) 607-8700

Workforce Plus, Leon
2525 South Monroe St., Suite 3-A
Town South Plaza
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 922-0023

West Palm Beach
Central Career Center
1951 North Military Trail, Suite D
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
(561) 340-1060

Find additional information on Floridaís Unemployment Web site.

Florida Resources for New Graduates and Students

Job Corps is a no-cost education and vocational training program for eligible youth between 16 and 24 administered by the US Department of Labor. Check out these centers to learn more:

5301 N. E. 40th Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 377-2555

12350 S.W. 285 St.
Homestead, FL 33033
(305) 257-4800

4811 Payne Stewart Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 360-8200

3050 N.W. 183rd St.
Miami, FL 33056
(305) 626-7800

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