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Feb 13, 2017

Employers Gain Valuable Talent While Giving Back with The Jobs Partnership

Employers that partner with The Jobs Partnership often say they hire people based on their character more than on their current skillset. ‘Soft skills’ such as integrity, work ethic, eagerness to grow, and ability to foster healthy relationships aren’t necessarily traits that can be...

Dec 27, 2016
A Message from Pastor Robinson

LifeWorks Inspiration

In Genesis 37 verse 9, the "a" clause says, "And he dreamed yet another dream".  I want to encourage everyone that has been on this Jobs Partnership journey with us that this is your season to dream again – and all you need to do is to come into agreement with God about His plans for your life.  When you understand the story of Joseph and all that he went through, you will begin to see that the dreams were not about his current condition but were indicative of his future position.

Dec 24, 2016

WSJ: In Hoc Anno Domini

This Wall Street Journal editorial was written in 1949 by the late Vermont Royster and has been published annually since.

When Saul of Tarsus set out on his journey to Damascus the whole of the known world lay in bondage. There was one state, and it was Rome. There was one master for it all, and he was Tiberius Caesar.

Dec 23, 2016
AIT Life Safety Christmas Party

William Hunter Named Employee of the Year

Company owners, Leigh Ann and Vince Horton, awarded 2001 JP Grad William Hunter with the Employee of the Year award for AIT Life Safety.

Dec 23, 2016
CNL Financial Group Cupola Awards

JP Grad Rookie of the Year!

The Rookie Award is presented to a CNL associate who contributes extraordinary job performance during his or her first year with the company while exemplifying the company’s Core Values

Nov 23, 2016

Jobs Partnership Volunteers Discover What They Were Made For

One of the biggest questions in our lives is “What were we made for?” This is a question that Jobs Partnership Volunteers are answering, through their hands-on, personal work with individuals in our community.

Nov 23, 2016
Amazon Smile

Shop Till You Drop and Support Jobs Partnership

As we kick off the holiday shopping season, you can support Jobs Partnership with every purchase you make on Amazon.

Nov 23, 2016
Changing one life at a time...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Last week I attended the Rotary Club’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner for the parents and children who attend Killarney Elementary School (a Title I school) in Winter Park. Before the children took the stage for their performance, the principal of the school asked me to say a few words to the parents about the Jobs Partnership and our next LifeWorks training class that would be starting at the school in February.

Oct 27, 2016

JP Celebrates Spring 2016 LifeWorks Graduates

The Jobs Partnership LifeWorks Graduation isn’t just the end of a course. In the same way that LifeWorks is more than a class, Graduation is more than just its completion.

Oct 05, 2016

Looking For A Career? Check Out The Short-Term Training Opportunities Through Our Partnership With Valencia

Valencia’s Professional Continuing Education division offers a variety of accelerated skills programs that can help you start a new (in demand) career. With a large number of Baby Boomers retiring over the next 14 years, there is currently an unprecedented skill shortage in the workplace. Valencia’s accelerated skills programs are designed to teach you specific skills that help you gain employment in fields such as construction, 911 telecommunications, private security and manufacturing.

And don't forget about our partnership with CareerSource - you may be qualified for a training voucher to pay for the class! Set up an appointment to meet with your Service Consultant at CareerSource now!

Oct 03, 2016

The Jobs Partnership Casts Vision, Launches Campaign to Expand Reach in Central Florida

The Jobs Partnership has never been busier. Since its founding in 1999, the faith-based non-profit has been working in Central Florida to train, mentor and connect struggling men and women to resources, short-term training and employers in high-growth industries.

Sep 02, 2016

WSJ: Employers Find 'Soft Skills' Like Critical Thinking in Short Supply

The Wall Street Journal recently posted an article that discussed the increasingly large gap between Employers' hiring needs and job candidates' ability to fulfill those needs--specifically, their lack of much-desired 'soft skills':