Entries by Mireya Eavey

Summer Newsletter 2018

Summer Newsletter Content Includes: Milestone Achievement for Manufacturing Program Emerging Leaders Develop New Skills The Insurance Industry Automotive Technician Program Expands Plumbing Express Student Places at National Competition

CareerEdge Teams with Dealerships for Technician Program

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative has partnered with a consortium of eight local automotive dealerships to provide a fast-track pathway to becoming an automotive technician.  With a shortage of mechanics, CareerEdge has worked with Suncoast Technical College (STC) to create an “express program” in the evenings so that entry-level employees can receive both on-the-job as well as […]

Fast Track Pathway to a Career

Steps to Apply: Click the blue button below labeled “Click to Apply,” which will open the flyer. On the flyer, click any of the dealership logos that you will be applying to work at. This will take you to each dealership’s employment posting page.  Apply to any or all of the participating dealerships by selecting […]

CareerEdge Working With Employers to Develop Insurance Skills Gap Study

The CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is putting up a “help wanted” sign for local insurance companies, looking specifically for help identifying the jobs and skills local businesses need to grow their organizations. The results will inform the Insurance Skills Gap Study, which will contain data retrieved from employer roundtables and telephone interviews with local insurance industry leaders. For […]

Help Wanted: Identify Skills Gaps in Region’s Insurance Industry

SARASOTA, FL (July 17, 2018) – The CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is putting up a “help wanted” sign for local insurance companies: Help us identify the jobs and skills you need to grow your organization. “A shortage of talent is one of the biggest impediments to growth in the insurance industry. We face a significant skills gap […]

Machining Program Hits Five Year Goal

  In June 2018, Sarasota County’s Precision Machining Program at Suncoast Technical College completed its fifth program year by graduating 13 new machinists. The occasion was marked with a celebration as those graduates brought the program’s five-year total to 102 skilled workers having been trained locally. These results are attributable to the trailblazing efforts made […]

Sarasota County Program Achieves Milestone in Worker Training and Job Placement

In June 2018, Sarasota County’s Precision Machining Program at Suncoast Technical College completed its fifth program year by graduating 13 new machinists. The occasion was marked with a celebration as those graduates brought the program’s five-year total to 102 skilled workers having been trained locally. Also, the program led the state in National Institute of […]

The Value of Inspiring Employers

The National Fund for Workforce Solution recently debuted a new #LIAW blog to showcase local investments at work.  The blog’s aim is to showcase collaborative members, and their work, across the nation. CareerEdge had the opportunity to guest blog and share information on recent training and employer partnership strategies.  Read the blog here for more […]

Developing Leaders in High Demand Industries

  After four years of offering leadership training in the healthcare sector, CareerEdge learned from manufacturing employers that they too were struggling with promotions and the development of quality leadership.  This discussion led to the launch of a new Emerging Leadership Training program for manufacturing companies. The program is helping employees in new leadership roles […]