Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.4 Percent

The new numbers keep Florida below the national unemployment rate of 3.6 percent.

05/20/2019 By Staff

Grants

CareerSource Suncoast Awarded $448,000 Grant to Help Combat Opioid Crisis

CareerSource Suncoast was one of only two of the 24 Florida workforce regions that received the grant.

04/26/2019 By Staff

Employment

U.S Unemployment Rate Remains Unchanged at 3.8 Percent

Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical services.

04/05/2019 By Staff

Technology

New Partnership Aims to Improve Job Descriptions, Workforce Development

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is partnering with CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Nonprofit Offers New Auto Technician Training

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is again partnering with four dealerships to provide a fast-track path to becoming an automotive technician.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Environment

Forum Covers Environmental and Health Impacts of Phosphate Mining

The League of Women Voters of Manatee County is hosting the forum on Monday, Feb. 11.

01/31/2019 By Staff

Politics

Lawmakers File Bills to Ban LGBT Discrimination in Employment and Housing

The "Florida Competitive Workforce Act" would outlaw discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

01/24/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Community Investment Manager

CareerSource Suncoast recently hired Cassandra Decker, who previously worked at United Way Suncoast.

01/24/2019 By Staff

Politics

$15 Minimum Wage Could Be on Next Year's Ballot

John Morgan announced Tuesday that organizers have collected enough signatures to begin the process of placing a potential constitutional amendment on the 2020 ballot.

01/22/2019 By Staff

Hospitality

Anna Maria Island Resort Looking to Hire

Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club is hosting a job fair for full- and part-time positions on Tuesday, Jan. 29.

01/15/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Program Manager

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently hired Shauna Donahue.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Construction

Fast-Track Training for Heating and Air Conditioning Installers Begins in January

Heating, ventilation and air conditioning companies are partnering with CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College on the classes.

11/29/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

The American economy added 250,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate remained 3.7 percent, according to new data.

11/02/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant to Help Create Fast-Track Job Training Programs

The National Fund for Workforce Solutions recently awarded the workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative a $150,000 grant.

10/31/2018 By Staff

Services

Retirement Community Named Top Spot for Workers

The Fountains at Lake Pointe Woods and its Arizona-based management company were recently ranked No. 23 in a list of 'The 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services.'

10/19/2018 By Staff

Hospitality

New Rosemary District Hotel Looking to Hire

The Sarasota Modern, a new hotel set to open in December, is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22, and Tuesday, Oct. 23.

10/18/2018 By Staff

Technology

Workshop Covers Search Engine Optimization, Email Marketing

SCORE Manasota and CareerSource Suncoast are partnering to present the class on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

10/11/2018 By Staff

Networking

Co-Working Space to Celebrate Milestone Friday

Bradenton's Station 2 Innovation is holding a free open house to celebrate the three-year anniversary of its opening from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12.

10/10/2018 By Staff

Networking

Forty-Plus Companies Looking to Hire at Job Fair

Goodwill Manasota is hosting a job fair that will include dozens of employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

09/20/2018 By Staff

Jobs

Manufacturer Holding Career Fair Sept. 15

North Venice's PGT Innovations, which manufactures impact-resistant doors and windows, is looking to hire.

09/06/2018 By Staff