Career Connections is an online series that helps connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.

Upcoming Career Connections:

Career Connections | Women in Law Enforcement

September 29th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

(Recording available post-webinar if you can’t join us live)

As part of its monthly Career Connections webinar series, the Women’s Resource Center is partnering with the Bradenton Police Department and Manatee County Sheriff’s Office to offer an online information session about career pathways in Law Enforcement. Guests include representatives from both organizations.

Many job openings are currently available to start working immediately in this high-demand field with the opportunity to build a rewarding career in law enforcement. No experience is necessary for some positions.

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WHEN

Sepetember 29th, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

WHERE

Held Virtually on Zoom

COST

No Cost

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Past Recorded Career Connections Webinars

Conexiones de Carreras

Jueves 24 de junio 12:00 pm a 1:00 pm

¿Ha considerado una carrera en la industria hotelera?

Posiciones básicas disponibles. Salarios de $ 14 – $ 15 / hora.

Como parte de la serie de seminarios web mensuales de conexiones de carrera, el Women’s Resource Center en asocíación con el empleador hotelero local Ocean Properties para ofrecer una sesión de nformación en línea el jueves 24 de junio de 12:00 a 1:00 pm, enfocado en trabajos disponibles en la industria hotelera.
Los puestos en posiciones básicas en los hoteles frente a la playa de Sarasota y Manatee incluyen Agente de recepción, Funciones de limpieza, piscina y playa, comida y bebida y tienda de regalos. Únase a nosotros para aprender más sobre muchas oportunidades de avance en esta industria apasionante y acelerada. ¡Hay entrenamiento gratuito disponible!

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Career Connections | Hotel Industry 

Have you considered a career in the Hotel Industry?

Entry Level Position Available. Wages of $14/$15 an hour.

As part of the monthly Career Connections webinar series, the Women’s Resource Center is partnering with local hotel employer Ocean Properties to offer an online information session focused on jobs available in the hospitality industry. Entry-level positions at Sarasota and Manatee beach-front hotels include Front Desk Agent, Housekeeping, Pool & Beach, Food & Beverage, and Gift Shop roles. Join us to learn more about the many opportunities for advancement in this exciting and fast-paced industry. Free training is available!

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Title: Career Connections | Manufacturing

Description: Have you ever considered a career in manufacturing?

 As part of the monthly Career Connections webinar series, the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is partnering with manufacturing employers to offer an online information session focused on opportunities in the field of manufacturing.

Women represent only a small percentage of positions within this high-wage, fast-growing industry in our region. Representatives from PGT Innovations, a national window-maker headquartered in Venice, and ASO, a first aid product specialist, will share details about a variety of positions available at their organizations, including those in marketing, sales, and production. Entry-level jobs with no experience offer wages of $15/hour depending on the shift, with additional on-the-job training provided.

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Title: Career Connections | Hospital Jobs

Description: Are you interested in working at a hospital?

Starting wages $14 – $20 an hour.

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is partnering with Sarasota Memorial Hospital (SMH) to offer an online information session focused on career laddering opportunities at the hospital. The webinar is part of WRC’s monthly Career Connections series.

Representatives from SMH will share details about entry-level jobs with starting wages in the $14-20/ hr range. These positions include Room Attendants, Nutritional Technicians, Patient Transporters, Instrument Specialists, and more. Participants will also learn about the many paths available to move up and gain additional training and credentials that lead to higher-paying jobs.

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Title: Carrer Connections | Pathways to Nursing

Description: Women’s Resource Center is offering an online information session focused on nursing careers. Guests include representatives from Doctors Hospital, Blake Medical Center, and Galen College of Nursing. Given these organizations are all owned by HCA, many opportunities exist to receive paid training for various caregiver roles, including CNA/Patient Care Technicians, LPN, and continuing education to pursue an RN degree.

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Title: Career Connections | Women-Owned Businesses

Description: The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is offering a free online information session to discuss career opportunities for women interested in starting a business. Participants will learn about free resources available, including assistance with small business loans and becoming a certified, woman-owned business; training and workshops on topics like business planning, financing, and marketing strategies; one-on-one mentoring, free office space and conference rooms; and more. While the pandemic has been especially hard on women, many see this employment disruption as an opportunity to follow their passions and start a company. Learn how you can tap the multitude of resources available to help you become your own boss.
Useful Webinar References:
  • Click here to view the Women-Owned Businesses webinar replay.
  • Click here to learn about the free CEO program from Career Source Suncoast
  • Click here to learn more about the Thrive program from Career Source
  • Click here to view the presentation from Jenni-Lynn Williams, CEO, Snarky Tea
  • Click here to view FSBDC Flyer
  • Click here to view the presentation from Yanina Rosario,   Consultant, FSBDC
  • Click here to view the presentation from Ericka Dow, Information Services Supervisor, Manatee Library
  • Click here to view a flyer regarding Lynda, Mergent Intellect, and the Small Business Pathfinder guide
  • Click here to view the Entrepreneurship Center Guide and Women in the Business booklist
  • Click here for Manasota SCORE
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Title: Career Connections | Digital Court Reporter Training

Description: The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is partnering with State College of Florida (SCF) to provide a virtual information session about its tuition-free Digital Court Reporter training program. Participants will learn about the online class and how to apply for the funding scholarship through CareerSource Suncoast, as well as hear directly from an employer regarding job opportunities in this high-demand profession. Digital court reporters play a key role in the legal system by capturing and maintaining a verbatim record of court proceedings. Graduates of the self-paced class will be ready to pass the Certified Electronic Reporter exam and can work from home or in-person providing deposition and litigation support. Average starting wages are $25/hour.d

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Title: Career Connections | Who is Hiring?

Description: While COVID-19 has disrupted employment across multiple industries, many local companies are still hiring. Join Women’s Resource Center for a special, free webinar to learn about job opportunities in our region and how the Center can assist you with the job search process, resume development and interview preparation.

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Title: Career Connections | Careers in Education

Description: Both Instructional and Support Positions Available. Women’s Resource Center is partnering with Sarasota County School District to recruit candidates for its open positions. Wages for entry level support jobs are in the $14-15/hour range, with starting teacher pay at $44,300/ year.

Benefits of working for the school district include: • 100% employer paid benefits • Employer contributions to retirement through Florida Retirement System • Paid holidays that follow the school calendar

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Title: Career Connections | Careers in Financial Services

Description: Are you looking for a career in Financial Services? Women’s Resource Center is partnering with Bank of America and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management to recruit women for its open financial services positions. Entry level jobs available in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties.

No college degree required. Candidates must have strong customer service and Microsoft Office skills. Join Women’s Resource Center for a free webinar to learn about these job opportunities and how the Center can assist you with the job search process, resume development and interview preparation.

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