Updating your Skills
In today's economy, upgrading your skills is crucial for everyone--from high tech employees
to service-industry workers. Whether you're looking for a new job or to advance within your
current situation, it's easier than ever to enhance your employability through specialized
At Career Central, we can help match your skills with jobs that are currently in demand. If
additional training is required, many times we can help in obtaining the tuition and other
assistance needed to further your goals.
For more information on how you can prepare for a career in one of the
contact Career Central by phone
, or drop by one of our One Stop Locations.
Also be sure to check out all of the Programs
available to job seekers.
Career-Central offers a variety of employee assessment tests to assist job-seekers in finding
the right career and the right job. You can get assistance in any of our Resource Rooms
or call for more information.
Use The Career and Resume Garden
to build your perfect resume.
Great resumes and strong interviewing techniques can reduce a
job search by 50%, triple the number of job offers and increase a salary by 25% or more.
Customer Focused Workshops
Responding to customer requests, local economic conditions, and our sincere desire
to better prepare the job seeker as a first choice and desirable asset to local
employers, Career Central is proud to present several separate Job Ready Preparation Workshops to our job
seeker community! More Information
Kenexa's Prove It!
With over 1100 job-specific pre-employment tools available, ProveIt! is our most versatile testing method.
The job-seeker can take tests that show employers that they have the skills necessary to do the job or
find out if your skills are up-to-date. High scoring test results can be pasted on a resume and/or
highlighted in a cover letter to attract attention to your strengths. You can even customize a set
of assessments for the job you want. Assessments can be arranged for certain dates or a Job Specialist
in our Resource Rooms can get you set up. There are also Microsoft Office tutorials and Practice
Typing tests we can email you. Assessments can’t be emailed though.
View examples of ProveIt! Titles
Ready to Work Credential
Earn the nationally recognized credential to stand out from the crowd. Florida Ready to
Work ensures that a person’s skills match the requirements of the occupation and employers
hiring Ready to Work credential holders can rely on their ability to learn how to effectively
perform the job. The process consists of placement tests, coursework to increase skill
levels, and three one hour assessments that can result in a credential issued by the
Department of Education showing a snapshot of the job-seeker’s skills. Job-seekers
also get access to the Career Center to match their skills to the Department of Labor’s
occupation requirements, resume and interviewing information, and the words you need to
communicate your abilities to employers.
More information about Ready to Work
TABE (Test of Adult Basic Education)
The TABE assesses the basic education level of adults. This 3½-4 hour battery of
tests (Reading, Math Computation, Applied Mathematics, language, and Spelling) is
often used by the WIA Program, Vocational Rehabilitation, and others, to assess an
individual’s educational level in order to qualify for various training programs,
Normally, it can be taken again after six months; sooner if an applicant has attended
classroom training such as GED. Some employers require it.
CareerScope is a self-administered, easy-to-use, computerized Interest and Aptitude assessment
that guides you toward the career that fits you best with a Career Development Portfolio.
You can identify your interest areas like Artistic, Scientific, Humanitarian, Business Detail,
etc. Aptitudes include Verbal, Numerical, and Spatial, as well as Form and Clerical Perceptions.
The aptitudes cover most of the critical high growth and emerging careers of the 21st century.
Also included are dexterity and coordination performances and it coordinates with the latest O’Net
For Additional Information Contact an Assessment Coordinator at:
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