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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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


Statewide Virtual Job Fair Will Feature More Than 200 Employers

More than 200 employers from across a variety of industries, including Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Sarasota County Government, have registered.

05/26/2021 By Staff


Study: Wages Increase 12 Percent Within First Year for 'Bridges to Careers' Participants

Additionally, in 2020 CareerEdge trained 184 workers and assisted 523 workers in earning raises.

04/09/2021 By Staff


Registration Open for 'State of Talent' Conference on May 12

The event will take place virtually this year.

03/25/2021 By Staff


DeSantis Announces Two New 'Get There Faster' Initiatives

The initiatives would target both K-12 students and adult learners.

03/22/2021 By Staff


Cross-College Alliance to Host Virtual Career Fair on March 25

The free event will take place on the online networking platform Remo.

03/19/2021 By Staff


CareerEdge Offers Grants to Help Close Skills Gap, Build Companies’ Talent Pipeline

Employers may request grants of $15,000 to $50,000 to implement training programs up to 12 months in duration.

03/12/2021 By Staff


The American Rescue Plan Act Includes Help for the Restaurant Industry

The law creates a $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund to help restaurants and other food businesses struggling because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

03/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker


CareerEdge Updates Its 'Where Are the Jobs?' Guide

The guide features a listing of the highest-demand jobs in the area, along with their average wages and the educational pathways to obtaining a credential for each.

03/01/2021 By Staff


Free Course on How to Create, Launch a Business Begins March 23

Students will learn about business planning, including market strategies, competitive analysis, financials, and operations and management plans.

02/18/2021 By Staff


New College to Host Virtual Career Fair

The event will focus on students interested in internships and careers within science, math and technology.

02/11/2021 By Staff


After Mob Storms Capitol, Local Officials Split on Challenging Results of the Presidential Election

Rep. Greg Steube voted against certifying the results of the 2020 election, while Rep. Vern Buchanan voted to accept them.

01/07/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker