Working within Our Community to Build a Better Tomorrow

CareerEdge is moving economic development forward in Manatee, Sarasota, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties by working with a variety of organizations and individuals to provide local enterprises the skilled labor pool they need to prosper. We also provide local workers an opportunity to earn family-sustaining wages through advanced training and development via our partners. Our unique, multilevel approach results in a workforce system that offers greater resources, improves over time through application of best practices and adapts to changing needs.


As part of our mission to move Manatee, Sarasota, Hillsborough and Pinellas regions forward through effective partnerships and the application of best practices, we offer the following links to helpful information and available resources:

2017 CareerEdge Evaluation Report

Florida Jobs 2030

2010-2016 CareerEdge Impact Report

Where are the Jobs? 2017

Connecting Youth Report – National Fund for Workforce Solutions

2016 Labor Market Analysis

2016 Florida Chamber Presentation

2016 Manufacturing Skills Gap Study

2016 Board of County Commissioners

2015-2016 PGT Case Study

CareerEdge 2016 Mid-Year Report

CareerEdge 2015 Evaluator Report Released

CareerEdge Puts Spotlight on Young Adult Unemployment

The Power of Partnerships – A Case Study

CareerEdge Evaluator Report Through December 2014

Sarasota-Manatee Labor Market Update 2014

Opportunities to Accelerate Workforce Outcomes in Hillsborough & Pinellas Counties

CareerEdge’s Impact Analysis 2011-2012

Manufacturing Skill Gap Study Presentation 2012

Sarasota County Manufacturing Community Wide Plan

Sarasota-Manatee Labor Market Update 2011

Economic Development Corporation Sarasota

US Department of Labor

National Center for Education Statistics

Florida High Tech Corridor

Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation

CareerSource Suncoast

Suncoast Jobs

Career Ladder Slides from Employer Retreat

Workplace Solutions

The Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research: An Economic Overview

Florida Trend’s NEXT Career Connections