Coronavirus

Another 4.4 Million People Filed Unemployment Claims Last Week

Those claims bring the unemployment total to more than 26 million people, or 11.3 percent.

04/23/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

Unemployment Claims Total More Than 22 Million

More than 5.2 million people filed for unemployment this week, bringing the unemployment rate to an unprecedented 8.2 percent.

04/16/2020 By Megan McDonald

Coronavirus

U.S. Unemployment Claims Spike to Shocking 6.6 Million

According to new data, nearly 10 million people have filed unemployment claims over the past two weeks due to the crushing economic ramifications of COVID-19.

04/02/2020 By Megan McDonald

Education

CareerEdge Partners With STC To Launch Student Internship Program

Responding to the evolving needs during this time, CareerEdge adapted its Intern Reimbursement program model to make funding for this program possible.

03/31/2020 Photography by Staff

Coronavirus

Business Organizations Seek to Connect Displaced Workers with Job Openings

Business organizations are connecting workers with employers who need to fill staffing demands brought on by COVID-19.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Coronovirus

Is Anyone Hiring Right Now?

CareerSource Suncoast’s job posts are dwindling, but a few companies still need workers.

03/30/2020 Edited by Susan Burns

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3 Percent

The labor force also continued to increase, with 220,000 Floridians entering the workforce last year.

01/24/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Women’s Resource Center Introduces 'Career Connections' Program

The initiative will connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Jobs

U.S. Unemployment Rate Remains Steady at 3.5 Percent

The country added 266,000 jobs in November.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Colleges Partner to Host Job Fair for Veterans

USF Sarasota-Manatee, State College of Florida and CareerSource Suncoast will host a "Paychecks for Patriots" job fair on Nov. 12.

10/25/2019 By Staff

Construction

CareerEdge, Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Partner with Selby Gardens, Willis Smith Construction

The program model provides job training to local community members who want to learn a trade and earn credentials.

10/23/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Goodwill, Florida Department of Corrections Will Host Second Chance Job Fair

The event will focus on assisting members of the public who are currently on probation.

10/09/2019 By Staff

Economy

Florida Job Growth Remains Strong

The state added 213,000 private-sector jobs in August.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.3 Percent

So far this year, 128,000 people have entered the workforce.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Jobs

North Port Area Chamber to Host Multi-Industry Job Fair

More than 40 employers from the area will be on-site to meet with job seekers.

07/24/2019 By Staff

Jobs

CareerSource Suncoast Will Host Job Fair on July 24

The event will take place place at Bayside Community Church in Bradenton; more than 40 employers will be on-site to meet with job seekers.

07/19/2019 By Staff

Jobs

$40 Million in Funding Available Through Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

The funding is available to fund job training and public infrastructure projects that support growth and employment in Florida.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Grants

Bank of America Presents $25,000 Grant to CareerEdge

The grant will help support the economic mobility of Sarasota-Manatee residents.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Sprouts to Hold Walk-In Interviews on National Hiring Day

Walk-in interviews will be held from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11.

06/05/2019 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Awards Workforce Funding to Local Employers

The grants totaled $206,918.

05/30/2019 By Staff