Monday, October 13, 2014

Economic Services Welfare Transitions for Okaloosa County Florida

Check out the Economic Services program for Okaloosa County which helps individuals receiving public assistance create a plan to gain the skills and work experience they need to get a job and move up the career ladder. 

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

CareerSource Okaloosa/Walton Workforce for Teens.

The CareerSource Okaloosa Walton Workforce 2020 Program is designed to target low-income, at-risk youth between the ages of 14 & 21 who face barriers to employment and educational achievement. The goal is for the young adults to continue their education and training in order to advance their skills and pursue the best jobs possible.

Monday, June 2, 2014

JOB DISLOCATION: MAKING SMART FINANCIAL CHOICES AFTER JOB LOSS


You may not be able to control if or when your company closes a plant or lays off workers—but you can take steps to manage the financial impact of those events.
 

This brochure  from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) contains tips on how to:

  • keep your finances on the right track in the event of unemployment;   
  • protect yourself when getting financial advice during a period of job dislocation;
  • protect yourself from job search scams when looking for employment;
  • ask the right questions about your company’s benefit plans at any time.