First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

Within a week of completing the training, at least two of the graduates had started new jobs.

05/16/2022 By Staff


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Women’s Resource Center Will Offer Free Business Coaching for Female Entrepreneurs

The event will be held April 27 via Zoom.

04/12/2022 By Staff


CareerEdge Reports $3.8 Million in Economic Impact from Workforce Efforts

CareerEdge’s goals are to help low-skill and low-wage earners advance in their careers.

04/08/2022 By Staff


Florida JobLink to Host Job Fair in Sarasota Today

The fair will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hamption Inn Conference Center.

03/30/2022 By Staff


SRQ Airport Hosting Job Fair Today

The airport is growing rapidly and hiring for a variety of positions.

03/22/2022 By Staff


Bite Squad Says It Will Hire 200 Contract Drivers in Sarasota Area

The company says drivers will be able to start immediately.

02/23/2022 By Staff


Goodwill Manasota Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Goodwill’s accreditation status will be in force through the end of 2024 for its Job Connection program.

02/03/2022 By Staff


Campaign for Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Funds Construction Skills Program in Newtown

The $100,000 in funding will be used to train approximately 40 Sarasota city and county residents.

01/25/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Pavitra Ciavardone Named CareerEdge Program Director

Prior to joining the chamber, Ciavardone spearheaded Goodwill Manasota's commuity engagement and development efforts.

12/16/2021 By Staff


CareerEdge Awards $42,500 to Manatee Memorial Hospital

The funding will be used to upskill entry- to mid-level workers at the hospital.

10/27/2021 By Staff


Port Manatee Career Fair Set for Oct. 14

The event will be held at the Bradenton Area Convention Center.

10/12/2021 By Staff


CareerEdge Receives $25,000 Grant from Truist

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) "Bridges to Careers" training.

09/14/2021 By Staff


CareerEdge Fast-Track Trainings Add Ready-to-Work Employees to Local Industries

Ninety-five percent of trainees received job offers at graduation or received a wage increase if they were already employed.

07/30/2021 By Staff

Mental Health

Academy at Glengary Launches 'Gateway to the Future' Initiative

The program is made possible through funding from the William G. & Marie Selby Foundation and the Florida legislature.

07/23/2021 By Staff


Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards CareerEdge $125,000

The funding will be used to train and upskill the local workforce.

07/21/2021 By Staff


Bank of America Grants $50,000 to CareerEdge

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's workforce development efforts.

07/14/2021 By Staff

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Hurricane Season Is Here: Understanding Employee Pay During and After a Hurricane

Advice from a labor and employment law specialist with longtime Sarasota firm Williams Parker

06/10/2021 By Jennifer Fowler-Hermes

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Hires New Vice-President to Lead CareerEdge

Kristi Hoskinson will lead the program, which is the chamber's workforce development initiative.

06/03/2021 By Staff