Mothers Paid 71 Cents for Every Dollar Paid to Fathers

The wage gap between mothers and fathers is even wider than the broader wage gap between women and men, according to a new report issued by the National Women's Law Center.

05/26/2017 By staff

Money Talks

Brother, Can You Spare a Raise?

Wages are finally rising here, but the region still trails the state and nation.

05/12/2017 By David Hackett


Sarasota County Holds Job Fair Friday

Sarasota County’s human resources department is holding a job fair for public works, utilities and fleet positions.

05/08/2017 By staff


State Presentation Covers New Unemployment Insurance System

Representatives from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity are visiting to introduce a new program that allows employers from across the country to respond to state unemployment insurance requests for information.

03/13/2017 By staff

Job training

Free Small Engine Repair Classes Offered

Goodwill Manasota, in partnership with United Way of Manatee County, Turning Points and, is offering a free weekly small engine repair course, graduates of which are guaranteed an interview with a local employer and a free tool kit.

03/09/2017 By staff

New hires

Workforce Development Organization Names New Senior Manager

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently hired James Cardwell, II as its senior manager of workforce development. Cardwell will help grow initiatives across Pinellas and Hillsborough counties.

03/08/2017 By staff


South County Job Fair Wednesday

Sarasota County's Human Resources Department is holding a job fair that caters to south county residents on Wednesday, March 8.

03/03/2017 By staff


Sarasota Company Opens New Ocala Office

Progressive Employer Management Company, a payroll, human resources, workers’ compensation and employee benefits provider, opened the doors at its new Ocala location on Feb. 9.

02/24/2017 By staff


Home Depot, Culver's, Spectrum and More Holding Hiring Events This Week

CareerSource Suncoast is helping organize a number of hiring events taking place this week.

02/13/2017 By staff


Mosaic Purchases Assets From Brazilian Mining Company

Mosaic recently purchased phosphate and potash assets and other business interests from the Brazilian mining company Vale for $2.5 billion.

12/21/2016 By staff


Job Recruiter Earns New Certification

CareerSource Suncoast talent consultant Sean Tingler recently earned the Certified Internet Recruiter designation through AIRS, a recruitment training company.

12/20/2016 By staff


Workforce Development Program Receives $100,000 Donation

United Way Suncoast recently provided $100,000 in funding to the workforce development organization CareerEdge Funders Collaborative.

12/09/2016 By staff


College Hosts Career and Hiring Event Wednesday

Manatee Technical College is holding its third annual Career and Hiring Fest from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, in partnership with CareerSource Suncoast.

12/06/2016 By staff


Court Ruling Blocks Overtime Expansion

A federal judge last week blocked an effort by the U.S. Department of Labor to expand the number of American workers eligible for time-and-a-half overtime pay.

11/27/2016 By staff


Community Job Fair Takes Place Thursday

The City of Sarasota, Keiser University's Sarasota campus and CareerSource Suncoast are partnering to host a community job fair from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17.

11/11/2016 By staff

New hires

Workforce Development Group Names New Director of Education

CareerSource Suncoast recently hired Chris Laney as its new director of education and community investment.

11/08/2016 Research by staff

Job openings

Veterans Hiring Event Set for Wednesday

CareerSource Suncoast is participating in Paychecks for Patriots, a statewide hiring event for veterans and military families, from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

11/07/2016 Research by staff


Manufacturer Hosts Hiring Event Saturday

PGT Industries' growth requires skilled workers in a number of positions.

11/01/2016 By staff

Labor Market

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative Annual Jobs Event

Industry leaders discuss labor market trends.

10/28/2016 Photography by Lori Sax