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Job Placement Services

New Horizons Gainesville understands how competitive the job market is today, that is why our placement staff is always working with one goal in mind – to get you hired in the job you want as quickly as possible.  The mission of New Horizons Placement Service it to become the North Central Florida’s premiere IT personnel recruiting source.

The Placement Service is designed to assist you with all aspects of your new career search.  Shortly after you enter into one of our career programs, we will sit down with you and discuss your career path and various current opportunities.  We will rewrite your resume to reflect your new career in IT, or even build your resume from scratch.

Once you have passed a pre-determined number of exams, the placement director will work with you on how to get noticed.  The placement director will coach you on the following:

  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing
  • Hiring tips
  • Local career market
  • How to get noticed!

Meet the Placement Director

tedTed Gilson has been networking the North Central Florida since 1998, when he moved here to become the territory manager for Norrell Services.When that company merged with Interim Personnel to become Spherion, he successfully oversaw the merging of the two client bases into one.He has also been the Director of the Professional Networking Group of the Alachua/Bradford One Stop Career Center (now Florida Works), and was the branch manager of the Manpower office in Ocala prior to coming to New Horizons in 2004.

Gilson currently serves on five different local boards of directors, including the North Central Florida Society for Human Resources Management, and the Alachua Bradford Workforce Development board, where he is the Chair of the High Skills, High Wages Committee. He is a graduate of Leadership Gainesville Class 26 (1999).

In 1994 Gilson earned an MBA with electives in Human Resources Management and International Economics. He earned his Professional in Human Resources certification in 2004.

Gilson’s duties at New Horizons include assisting program students with placement, publishing the New Horizons Newsletter, and networking with local businesses and organizations.He is the Veteran’s Administration Certifying Official for New Horizons, and he maintains state compliance for the company.In addition, he serves as Human Resources coordinator for the company.

Successful Placements

Job placement is an important part of our student services. Our students have been successfully placed with local an regional organizations after the completion of their programs. Some of the organizations are:

Gainesville Police Department
Florida Credit Union
Campus USA Credit Union
A+ Geeks, Ocala
Paradigm Properties IT
Infinite Energy
Hospice of Marion County
Shands IT
Kelly IT Resources
Computer Care LLC
Kroger Co IT
Team Lightening, Tampa
M&S Bank IT
City of Ocala IT
Alachua Sheriff’s Office IT
Jenmar Inc.
Gulf Internet
RTI Biologics
University of Florida
Polaris of Gainesville
Haven Hospice
OEC Office Solutions
Sallie Mae
Life South
Florida Dept Law Enforcement
Southeast Integrated Medical
Kennedy Communications
Ikon Computers