(352) 447-4107 Ext. 108 - Serving Levy County, Florida -- United States director@naturecoast.org

We know your success takes a team effort, and we represent a large and diverse team that will work with you to ensure that success.

Through our partners, we offer invaluable expertise and knowledge to answer any questions or take care of any business needs you might have.

The Nature Coast Business Development council is a proud partner with the Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center (FLVEC). Together we’re pleased to bring you this enhanced resource portal designed to connect entrepreneurs with business support organizations, programs, and service providers who can support their growing business.


CareerSource understands the challenges business leaders face every day. Our team of experienced Business Development professionals can provide workforce solutions and comprehensive services customized to meet your unique needs.

CareerSource is your Human Resources partner, helping you recruit, screen and hire the talent you need to succeed.

It starts with the job description, and our HR experts will work with you to get it just right. Then use the power of the Employ Florida Marketplace to post your positions online. Once your CareerSource team finds qualified candidates, you can have confidence in the selection process through complimentary candidate assessments, such as Florida Ready-to-Work and Prove It!, which test and score job candidate skills and work habits.

CareerSource can also offset costs of training new employees who may lack the skills or experience for the job, but who would otherwise be an ideal candidate, as well as help you enhance the skills of your current employees. The services provided by CareerSource include:

  • Screening, recruiting and hiring
  • Customized training programs
  • Outplacement services
  • Labor Market Information
  • Financial incentives
  • Tax credit information

To learn more about their fee-free Employer Services, contact the Business Development staff at the Chiefland One-Stop Career Center at 352-493-6813, ext. 1290, or 800-746-9950. You can also visit their web site to explore more of your options.

Spanning 23 counties, the Florida High Tech Corridor Council promotes the high tech growth in the region. A product of three universities — the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida and University of Florida — its mission is to grow technology and innovation through industry.