Supporting Your Needs for Human Resources

The Miami-Dade Beacon Council will assist a company in fulfilling their talent and human resource needs.  This assistance includes:

  • Working creatively with our public school system and higher education institutions to draw on Miami-Dade County’s young talent
  • Defining the state and local workforce programs that can reduce training costs for new and existing employees

Talented professionals play leading roles throughout Miami-Dade County’s dynamic and diverse workforce.

Recruiting, screening, training, and developing the wealth of talent in Miami-Dade is key to the success of any business, therefore, we offer a number of resources that can assist you. In most cases the services are available at no cost. In the case of CareerSource South Florida, they also offer training grants and incentive programs. In all cases the strength of your workforce can reduce business operating costs, increase new business acquisitions, and maximize year-end bottom-line benefits. Highlights include:

• CareerSource South Florida is responsible for initiating state and federally funded workforce development programs in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. They assist employers and job seekers with employment services, labor market information, and provide training for economically disadvantaged adults, youth, dislocated workers, individuals transitioning from welfare to work, and refugees. While promoting the advancement of underutilized workers, the CareerSource South Florida stimulates the labor market by implementing policies such as business incentives, and provides valuable resources to South Florida’s diverse community. All CareerSource South Florida services and resources are available to everyone at no cost through a network of centers located throughout the region. There are 13 service centers in Miami-Dade County.
• Talent Development Network (TDN) matches employers offering paid internships with Miami’s local students in fast-growing career fields that include aviation, creative design, hospitality and tourism, banking and finance, information technology, life sciences and healthcare, trade and logistics. Visit www.TDNMiami.com
• Colleges/Universities – The Career Offices offer access to top talent from upcoming graduating classes and from the extensive alumni pool. Presidents from these learning institutions come together quarterly to pro-actively discuss market changes and adjust the school curriculum offered in order to ensure that our current and future workforce meets the priority talent needs of your businesses.
• OIC of South Florida (OIC-SFL) is a community-based workforce development, education and training organization that prepares individuals for the world of work by providing vocational skills training.

Workforce Recruitment by Organization

OrganizationInformation/
Connections
Research & MarketingRecruitingSmall Business/
Minority/
Women/
Veterans Programs
TrainingCertificationsGrants/
Incentives (Training and
Tax Credits)
AIM Program: Actively Investing in Miami Dadexxx
Barry University Career Services & Continuing Education Departmentsxxxxx
CareerSource South Floridaxxxx
Code Fever – Black Tech Weekxxx
Florida International University Career Services & Continuing Education Departments (FIU)xxxxx
Florida Memorial University Career Services & Continuing Education Departmentsxxxxx
Florida SER – Jobs for Progress, Inc.xxxx
Johnson & Wales Universityxxxx
Miami Dade College (MDC)xxxxx
Miami Dade College (MDC) Career Services & Continuing Education Departmentsxxxxx
Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus (MDC) Office of Community Educationxx
Miami-Dade County Public Schoolsxxx
Neighbors & Neighbors Association (NANA)xxxx
OIC of South FLorida (OIC-SFL)xxxx
St. Thomas University Career Services & Continuing Education Departmentsxxxxx
Talent Development Network (TDN)xxx
University of Miami (UM) Career Services & Continuingxxxxx

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