Entries by Mireya Eavey

Customer Success & Employee Prosperity: Optimax Systems

Optimax Systems, based in Rochester, grew from a struggling startup to a major player in the optics manufacturing sector. Optimax achieves operational excellence by investing in cutting-edge technology, advancing its people, and sharing 25% of monthly profits with employees. Learn more from The Hitachi Foundation’s Good Work Blog: http://bit.ly/1EADgdu 

Hire an Intern

CareerEdge was recently awarded funding to address industry skill gaps in this region, as well as to address the lack of experience & barriers students face while enrolled in higher education institutions. CareerEdge is proud to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind internship program to eliminate barriers for students while helping them obtain the necessary […]

New partnership to offer warehouse and distribution certifications

By Michael Pollick Published: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 5:05 p.m. CareerEdge Funders Collaborative of Bradenton and St. Petersburg College have formed a new joint venture aimed at getting 300 workers certified to work in supply-chain jobs in the next two years. The new deal for would-be workers is called “TDL Tampa Bay,” or “transportation, […]

New partnership targets 300 supply chain jobs

BY: BUSINESS OBSERVER March 04, 2015 CareerEdge Funders Collaborative in Manatee County and St. Petersburg College have formed a workforce-training partnership aimed at supply chain management jobs. The partnership, TDL Tampa Bay, targets the region’s growing transportation, distribution and logistics workforce, according to a release. The program will serve employers and workers throughout the Tampa […]

CareerEdge and St. Petersburg College Partner to Provide Supply Chain Management Workforce Training

March 2, 2015 (Sarasota, FL) – CareerEdge Funders Collaborative and St. Petersburg College (SPC) have partnered to provide training to strengthen the region’s growing transportation, distribution and logistics (TDL) workforce. The partnership, TDL Tampa Bay, is funded through a grant CareerEdge received from Jobs for the Future. CareerEdge has been awarded $220,000 to train 300 […]

Leadership training offered to local healthcare companies

Healthcare companies offered training MANATEE — CareerEdge Funders, in partnership with Gulf Coast Community Foundation, is funding a Leadership Training program through State College of Florida for emerging leaders in the healthcare sector. Participants include representatives from Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Manatee Memorial Hospital, Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Doctors Hospital, Blake Medical Center, Manatee County Health […]

Bradenton business investment into CareerEdge is paying off

BRADENTON — It may not be easy to find a common thread that ties a capital-driven group of businesses and a socially driven community organization together — except when the shared interest is the success of long-term investments. Even the definition of investment may differ between an organization like the Bradenton Downtown Development Authority and […]