CSTB Partners with Leadership Simplified to Provide Leadership Training to Hillsborough County Residents

CareerSource Tampa Bay Partners with Leadership Simplified to Provide Leadership Training to Hillsborough County Residents.

~Program is a virtual one-day Leadership Boot-camp~


TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay is partnering with Leadership Simplified to offer a new one day Mini-Leadership Development Boot-camp to professionals in Hillsborough County who may be looking to enhance or refresh their leadership skills.

Leadership Simplified has helped their past program participants expand on their workplace and business skills, while preparing new leaders for a successful career. The Leadership Development Program has a value of $249, but those who register through CSTB, have the opportunity to complete it for FREE.

The training facilitator will be Doug Van Dyke, a leadership development expert, who has worked with companies such as: American Express, Lockheed Martin, PepsiCo, Nielsen Media Research, Union Pacific Railroad, Humana, and Charter Communications. He has presented many programs enabling professionals to communicate more effectively, lead with a passion, increase their sales, and embrace change, for over 20 years.

The one-day training will be delivered through an online format, and there will be four different sessions held.

All program sessions will be held Virtually from 8:30am – 3:00pm on the following days:

• October 19, 2020

• December 14, 2020

• January 11, 2021

• February 22, 2021

*Dates are subject to change based on demand

Breaks will be provided during each session. Each session is a first come, first serve basis. The maximum number of participants is 25 per session.

“This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to elevate themselves into a leadership role or for any existing leader to refresh and sharpen their leadership skills”, says Christina Witt, CSTB Director of Programs.

This one day online Virtual Boot-Camp will dive into four fundamental skills that are necessary for every successful leader to have:

• Reliability/Time management

• Communication

• Problem Solving

• Leadership

Program applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria to qualify:

• Must be a Hillsborough County Resident

• Must be 18 years or older

• Must be legally authorized to work in the US

• Selective Service registration (Males Only)

• Income eligibility requirements apply

Individuals can apply for the program and find more information at: CSTB hopes to assist new leaders in Hillsborough County seeking to broaden their skills in the business world, as well as help entrepreneurs build on their potential, and competitive advantage.

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $19,293,411.

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 173,319 services to 37,054 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2019- 2020. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers is the single largest source of job candidates in the region from entry-level to executive-level candidates.

Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit

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