Your business partner for training resources.
The Business & Career Resource Cooperative (BCRC) is a new one-stop-shop for individuals and business owners interested in resources and training needed to develop career goals and grow their business. The cooperative is designed to provide a training toolbox of existing business, employment and education training opportunities provided by the Small Business Development Center, CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion, the College of Central Florida's XCEL-IT program, Marion Regional Manufacturers Association, and the Ocala Human Resource Management Association. Depending on the partner, training is available at low-to-no cost.
- CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion (CareerSource CLM): offers employers fee-free recruitment services, including candidate matching and assessments, employee training and hiring incentives; and provides no-cost job placement services, employability training and resources to job seekers.
- College of Central Florida XCEL-IT Program: provides education and opportunities for careers in Information Technology for unemployed and underemployed workers in rural communities.
- Florida Small Business Development Center (FSBDC): provides no-cost consulting and affordable training to small business owners at all stages of the business cycle.
- Mid-Florida Manufacturers Association (MRMA): offers networking, presentations, advocacy and workforce development for the manufacturing industry.
- Ocala Human Resource Management Association (OHRMA): delivers access to networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.
- SCORE: is comprised of more than 40 volunteers that provide business guidance and counseling services to entrepreneurs through face-to-face counseling sessions, by phone and/or online. They also provide a series of workshops to support business needs by connecting business with a variety of resources.
Looking for more information? Contact a member of the BCRC team:
- CareerSource CLM - Brenda Chrisman - BChrisman@careersourceclm.com
- College of Central Florida - Bonnie Hays - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mid-Florida Manufacturing - Rob Adamiak - email@example.com
- FL Small Business Development Center (FSBDC) - Peter Rivera - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ocala Human Resource Management (LHRMA) - Pat Reddish - email@example.com
- SCORE - Barry Black - MIDFLORIDA@scorevolunteer.org
- Marion Technical College - Donna Schafer - Donna.Schafer@marion.k12.fl.us