About Us

CareerSource Tampa Bay is a driving force in delivering workforce solutions that support economic development in Hillsborough County.

CareerSource Tampa Bay offers a full range of career planning services for professional and entry level candidates, including career orientation; turnkey resource centers that assist in the candidate’s job search; career fairs; interviewing techniques; labor market information specific to occupations and industries in demand as well as resume building tips, salary and wage information and more; and professional networking.

CareerSource Tampa Bay strengthens the competitive edge of local businesses in measurable ways that lead to the economic vitality of the region. A team of business consultants, dedicated to specific industry sectors, works as a partner with local businesses to provide innovative, value-added workforce solutions. CareerSource Tampa Bay provides businesses with a wide range of professional services, including: employee referral and recruitment, training and retraining, workshops and business seminars on a variety of human resource and workforce topics, labor market statistics, targeted career fairs, downsizing and retention support strategies, tax credit information and other customized support for a well-trained workforce.

CareerSource Tampa Bay offers full-service center locations in Tampa, Brandon and Plant City; and a satellite center in Ruskin. The centers provide services for employers and employment candidates, including turnkey business centers for copying, faxing, and internet access. It also offers conference and meeting space at affordable rates at these locations for the convenience of employers.

 

Mission Statement

To connect employers with qualified, skilled talent and Hillsborough County residents with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity.

Funding

As a non-profit organization, we rely on external funding to support our day-to-day operations. The majority of our resources are provided through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)  under the Employment and Training Administration of the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) and through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).  Additional funding is provided by the USDOL through Wagner Peyser and the State of Florida as we support programs such as Welfare Transition, SNAP, and TANF.  We also pursue additional funding by applying for grants. 

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.