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

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