Entries by Mireya Eavey

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 […]

Which States Have the Top Talent?

Skill gaps are prevalent across the nation, and CNBC launched a new exclusive called America’s Top States for Business to study and examine workforce challenges in all 50 states.  One portion of the study shares details on the Top 10 States and who is “Winning the War on Talent”.  The top ten were calculated by comparing the number […]

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 […]

Confronting Leadership Challenges with Cutting-Edge Training

Sarasota, FL.: People can experience many changes in a career, including a promotion into a leadership role.  Without proper training or preparation, employees are often thrust into management positions resulting in higher turnover and organizational instability. CareerEdge has supported leader training in the healthcare sector with much success for the last four years.  Recently, manufacturers […]

Reframing Workforce

With an upcoming move to the Chamber, CareerEdge Funders Executive Director and Greater Sarasota Chamber Chief Workforce Strategist Mireya Eavey talked with SRQ Magazine to explain the exciting plans for workforce development in our region. Eavey addresses some of the new challenges, impact and future work the can be expected from CareerEdge with its move to the Chamber in June 2018. […]

Manufacturing Leadership Training

Establishing Leaders in Growing Industries People can experience many changes in a career, including a promotion into a leadership role. Without proper training or preparation, employees are often thrust into management positions feeling lost and unable to meet leadership expectations, resulting in high turnover and organizational instability. With input from employer partners, CareerEdge has discovered […]

The benefits of trade schools discussed on ABC7 at 7

CareerEdge Program Director Deborah Chapman and a graduate of the CareerEdge funded Plumbing Technician program, Alayna Chavez, visited the Trapezoid with Alan Cohn of Sarasota’s ABC 7 news. The duo discussed growing demand for skilled labor in the trades and the career growth that is available in these jobs. Read More

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Check out the 2018 Spring Newsletter Content Includes: 2017 Impact Report CareerEdge and the Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Partnering With Employers for Training Career Quest Student Story Sun Hydraulics Partners with CareerEdge