The Career Connections programs connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.
Local employers are partnering with WRC to not only recruit for their open positions, but also to help participants learn about the career paths available within their organizations and industries.
Career Connections Titles include:
- Free CNA Information Session
- Careers in Tech
- High Paying Jobs
- and more
Career Connections | Hospital Jobs
April 28th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Are you interested in working at a hospital?
Please join us virtually for a free information session on career laddering opportunities at the 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 Wednesday, April 28th, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm 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.
Register below to tune in by phone or computer. You will be able to ask questions during the session via a chatbox.
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Held Virtually on Zoom
Past Recorded Career Connections Webinars
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.
Title: Career Connections | Women-Owned Businesses
- 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
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
Useful Webinar References:
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
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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Please contact us if you have any questions!
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