Leadership

New Business Development Course Starts Jan. 23

The free 10-week course focuses on the core basics for new and aspiring small business owners.

01/11/2018 By staff

Nonprofits

New Partnership Helps At-Risk Youth Through Job Training

Goodwill Manasota is launching a new partnership with Replay Outreach in an effort to help at-risk youth.

01/09/2018 By staff

Data

Number of Fatal Workplace Accidents Up

There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016, a 7 percent increase from the 4,836 fatal injuries reported in 2015.

12/29/2017 By staff

Repairs

Free Car Technician Training Program Expands

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with six local automotive dealerships to offer a free short-term technician training program at Suncoast Technical College.

12/14/2017 By staff

Health care

Free Nursing Training Program Offered

Tidewell Hospice, the American Red Cross and CareerEdge Funders Collaborative are offering a free certified nursing assistant training program with guaranteed employment.

12/05/2017 By staff

Tourism

New Resort Holds Job Fair Wednesday

Anna Maria Island's Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club is looking to hire full- and part-time employees.

12/04/2017 By staff

Labor

Manatee School District Strikes Tentative Deal with Teachers' Union

If the agreement is approved, the salary for a beginning teacher with a bachelor's degree would rise from $38,285 to $39,094.

11/21/2017 By staff

Data

Students Say Area Has Job Opportunities, But Few Plan to Stay

Sixty-nine percent of high school students say the area has enough job opportunities, but only 16.7 percent say they plan to stay, according to a new survey.

11/20/2017 By staff

Employment

TableSeide Restaurant Group to Hire More Than 100 Workers

Job fair set for Friday and Saturday at Louies Modern in downtown Sarasota.

11/06/2017 By staff

Education

First 16 Students Complete 'Express' Plumbing, Electrical Training Program

The individuals recently graduated from a new training course created by CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and Manatee Technical College.

10/31/2017 By staff

Health care

Sports Medicine, Pain Management Company Holding Job Fair Saturday

The company is seeking full-time certified or registered medical assistants or licensed practical nurses.

10/25/2017 By staff

Openings

New Bradenton Co-Working Space Opens

Connect Bradenton, a new co-working and meeting center, recently opened at 600 Old Main St., Bradenton.

10/25/2017 By staff

Workforce development

Ten Students Complete New Automotive Technician Training Program

The program was offered by the workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative, Suncoast Technical College and Gettel Automotive.

09/27/2017 By staff

Deals

Nonprofits Sign New Office-Sharing Agreement

CareerSource Suncoast recently signed an office-sharing partnership with Goodwill Manasota.

09/20/2017 By staff

Data

Local Jobless Rates Remain Low

Sarasota and Manatee counties' unemployment rates are below the state average.

08/18/2017 By staff

Repairs

Free Plumbing Certification Classes Announced

The workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with Suncoast Technical College to offer a tuition-free plumbing technology certification program this fall.

07/27/2017 By staff

Feature

How to Find and Keep Workers

17 winning strategies.

07/18/2017 By David Hackett

Finance

Sarasota Company Earns New IRS Certification

Sarasota's Progressive Employer Management Company recently received the Certified Professional Employer Organization designation from the Internal Revenue Service.

06/26/2017 By staff

Repair

New Fast-Track Training Program Assists Aspiring Auto Mechanics

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently began partnering with educational institutions to provide short-term programs that more quickly help individuals find apprenticeship-based occupations.

06/12/2017 By staff

Openings

Cable, Internet Company Hiring

The cable television and internet service provider Spectrum is currently hiring customer service representatives, with an open interview period scheduled for Thursday, June 1.

05/26/2017 By staff