Veterans' Representative Online Booking
As a U.S. Military Veteran (or eligible spouse), you have the opportunity to book a one-on-one appointment with a Workforce Connection veterans' representative.
Why meet with a Veterans' Representative or Placement Specialist?
Simply put, our veterans' representatives and placement specialists are experts on the full menu of CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion reemployment services which are available to out-of-work veterans in Citrus, Levy and Marion counties. Veterans reps assist eligible veterans with significant barriers to employment, such as service-related disabilities. Veterans without barriers will meet with a professional placement specialist trained to meet your job search needs.
Our representatives provide veterans with the following services:
Initial Assessment and Services Matching
During your first appointment, a veterans' representativ or placement specialist will assess your job-search strengths and challenges and recommend CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion services to help improve the success of your job search. Our Roadmap to Employment program offers full, staff-assisted services at no charge.
Job Search Coaching and One-on-One Placement Services
You'll receive assistance in searching for your next job in the Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM) and in a number of other online and real world resources. Our representatives will suggest solutions to help you overcome job-search related barriers and encourage and work with you every step of the way.
Resume Assistance Coaching
Have your resume reviewed by one of our Certified Resume Specialists and learn how your resume can be optimized to help it stand out during employer review. Your veterans' or placement representative will also provide valuable resume resources such as instructional online webinars and CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion's Optimal Résumé service. Optimal Resume provides a no-cost suite of online resume support resources to help you build your resume, create a cover letter, upload a portfolio, record a video resume and prepare for job interviews. Your veterans' or placement representative will also help you navigate Monster.com and upload your resume so that you can expand your exposure to employers.
Referral to Workshops and Seminars
CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion offers a wide array of reemployment workshops including "Navigating the New World of Work," "Computer Basics," "EFM Essentials," "Nail That Interview," "Refueling and Retooling for Success" and "Optimal Resume." Your representative can provide you with information and referral to workshops that are of value to you in your road to reemployment.
Advanced Labor Market Information
Ask your veterans' representative or placement specialist about career information, salaries paid by position in the local market, job training, near-term job vacancy trends and long-term career outlook. When making important decisions about your job search strategy you can never have too much information.
Not sure what your next career move should be? Take this online transferability skills analysis and then meet with your veterans' representative or placement specialist to discuss what job search and career options are best suited to your unique skills.
Having an effective interview with a prospective employer is almost always the result of advance preparation. Our team can review interview tips and best practices, conduct mock interviews to help sharpen your skills, and refer you to additional online interview preparation websites.
Job Search Check-Up
If you have been on a long-term job search (six months or more) and have had no success in finding work, a CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion veterans' representative or placement specialist can provide you with a Job Search Check-Up. During the check-up, your representative will identify ways your job-search efforts may be improved.
What are you waiting for?
Get started on your road to reemployment with our Roadmap to Employment program. For more information, 352-732-1700, ext. 1260 or 800-434-5627 or simply use the link below.
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