Eavey: Growing tomorrow’s workforce in Sarasota County starts with career preparation

Posted NOV 5, 2019 at 8:13 AM

It has been a long time since a high school diploma could help new graduates land decent-paying jobs.

Today’s reality is that local and nationwide employers are frustrated by the scarcity of new job applicants with the talent and education to help their companies grow.

The role of CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is to work with local employers to understand the skill sets needed in the workforce, to translate the information to educators, and work to “upskill” individuals by helping them attain credentials required to compete in today’s job market. Keep reading.