Category: Workforce Resources

St. Pete Higher Ed Organizations Create Racial Equity Consortium

Racial equity and inclusion is the focus of a new consortium of St. Petersburg-based higher education institutions. The participating institutions, which collectively serve 36,000 students in St. Petersburg, are the University of South Florida – St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg College, Eckerd College and Stetson University College of Law. The consortium will work on goals around:… Read more »

‘Business for Good’ USF Internship Program Expands onto St. Pete’s Sustainability Initiatives

Just in time for Earth Day, EDC Investor the University of South Florida launched an internship program that allows students to become mentees for social and environmentally focused local businesses. This internship gives participating USF students a chance to work with the seven companies on the “B Impact Assessment,” which is a tool that prepares… Read more »

Tampa Bay Leads Nation in Small Business Employment

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Even though, in the month of February, small business employment was on a downward trend nationally, the Tampa Bay metro area in Florida continued to have the best employment in the U.S. According to the February 2021 Small Business Employment Watch by Paychex, the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater MSA had the best small business employment.     Small businesses are truly the heart of St. Petersburg. With endless contributions,… Read more »

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