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The Bradenton Area Offers a Diverse Regional Workforce 

Strong partnerships provide recruitment and training assistance

With a regional labor pool of over 1,800,000, the Bradenton Area offers to growing businesses a ready workforce with a wide range of talents and skills. Strong partnerships between the Bradenton Area EDC, education and training institutions, workforce development agencies and training grants funders provide innovative solutions to employers.

Whether your relocating or expanding business needs help with recruitment, training or retention strategies, the Bradenton Area EDC and its workforce partners are ready to help.

Recruitment and Training

CareerSource Suncoast is the local division of the state’s workforce system. The agency provides businesses access to a host of workforce-related services at low to no cost at all. Recruitment and employee screening, linkages to training institutions and access to training grants are key services employers will find through CareerSource Suncoast.

Recruitment and Job Seeking

Companies may post job openings and review resumes online through a free job and resume database. Job-seekers may post resumes and search for openings here.

Training Grants

Companies that meet certain criteria can boost employee skills with various training grants. Contact us today to find out how your company may qualify.

Training Assistance

CareerEdge is a funder’s collaborative offering creative solutions to benefit both employees and employers in Manatee and Sarasota counties. CareerEdge takes an industry sector approach, establishing partnerships to fund, expand, and create system changes around workforce development in sectors such as healthcare and manufacturing. This independent collaborative is unrestricted by regulations that may encumber traditional government organizations, enabling quick and creative response to workforce and training needs of companies. CareerEdge is part of the National Fund for Workforce Solutions and is the only collaborative in Florida.

The Bradenton area offers top quality workforce training through local institutions. Learn more.