Jobs

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

Jobs

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

Jobs

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

The event will take place virtually this year.

03/25/2021 By Staff

Economy

DeSantis Announces Two New 'Get There Faster' Initiatives

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

03/22/2021 By Staff

Jobs

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

Jobs

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

Politics

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

Jobs

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

Business

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

Jobs

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

Politics

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

Coronavirus

Florida Awarded an Additional $28 Million in Covid-19 Relief

The funds are for disaster relief employment, which will provide temporary jobs, employment and training services, and supportive services to eligible Floridians.

12/01/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Launches Tiny Home Building Project

Suncoast Technical College construction students will work together to construct the tiny home on the school's campus.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Grants

Regions Foundation Awards CareerEdge Funding for Scaling Fast-Track Trainings

The $50,000 grant will provide salary reimbursement, internship and apprenticeship opportunities, and help increase workforce talent.

11/09/2020 By Staff

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11/06/2020 By Staff

Jobs

As Covid-19 Cases Soar, 738,166 Americans Filed for Unemployment Last Week

Currently, a total of 21.5 million people are receiving some type of federal benefit.

11/05/2020 By Staff

Economy

Gross Domestic Product Spiked By a Record 7.4 Percent in Third Quarter 2020

However, that growth is largely in response to Q2's unprecedented shutdowns, experts say.

10/29/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerSource Suncoast to Participate in 'Paychecks for Patriots' Hiring Event

This year's event will take place virtually on Nov. 12.

10/21/2020 By Staff

Jobs

More Than 885,000 People Filed for Unemployment Last Week

The U.S. also surpassed 8 million known cases of Covid-19, and 8 million Americans are now considered poor.

10/15/2020 By Staff

Education

Cross-College Alliance to Host Virtual Internship Fair

The event will be held on the Handshake platform on Nov. 5.

10/14/2020 By Staff