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CFDC Veterans Business Initiative Kick Off
March 5 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
The Veterans Business Initiative (VBI) was created by the Central Florida Disability Chamber of Commerce in partnership with CareerSource Central Florida. The founding Trustee for the program is Florida Hospital, along with its trustees Manpower, Regions Bank, and many other business partners. VBI was created to provide networking, educational and job opportunities to veterans and/or their spouses in the Central Florida area. It is an 8-week course that centers around networking opportunities for all military veterans; their spouses; and families; each meeting consists of three employers, an education partner and entrepreneurship opportunities. Many of our program participants find employment, create their own business, or realize they need more education.
What you will gain:
– Networking contacts specific to your goals
– Strategies in completing your career aspirations
– Interview opportunities to many businesses.
– Educational opportunities to assist in your career goals
– Building camaraderie among other veterans and business leaders
– Entrepreneurial educational and mentor-ship opportunities.
-Be a U.S. Veteran, spouse or family of a U.S. Veteran
-Commit to meeting once a week from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
-Come prepared to be interviewed.
-Attach a copy of your resume to this registration, if available.
-Register and create or upload a resume in Employ Florida (Florida’s Official Job Bank) www.employflorida.com
-Meet with a CareerSource Central Florida representative either during the meeting, or prior to the beginning of the event. CSCF will prepare you for this event. (A resume is required prior to attending the event in order to provide ample time for employers to select recruitment staff.)