St. Pete Receives Perfect LGBTQ Inclusion Score

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St. Petersburg once again received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index, which  measures municipalities’ LGBTQ-friendly policies and services. The Sunshine City has received a perfect …

Executives Unlock Leadership Potential at Eckerd Leadership Development Institute

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What do AT&T, Carolina Power & Light, Citicorp, Frito-Lay, and Staples all have in common? They are just a few of the companies whose leaders have unlocked their leadership potential …

Female Founders Choose St. Petersburg, Florida

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It’s no surprise that women-owned businesses are thriving in St. Petersburg, Florida. Drawn by St. Pete’s business-friendly environment, innovation, and entrepreneurial support, women founders are choosing the collaborative and inclusive …

AI Career Exploration Platform Shamrck Relocates to St. Pete

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Sheffie Robinson’s company Shamrck reflects the real-world problem of preparing students for future careers. Shamrcks’s career exploration platform helps education systems use artificial intelligence to analyze pathways to success for …

Solving a Financial Data Problem Leads to Tech Startup in St. Pete

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Often with technology startups, you run into a problem. When you try to solve the problem, you end up with a business. That’s exactly what happened to Rachel Carpenter, the …

St. Pete Higher Ed Organizations Create Racial Equity Consortium

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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 …

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

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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. …

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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 …

American Red Cross

American Red Cross Training Center (St. Petersburg, FL)At American Red Cross Training Services, we aim to provide our customers with best-in-class health and safety training programs, products, and tools. Our …

CareerSource

CareerSource PinellasCareerSource Pinellas offers a full range of career planning services for professional and entry level candidates, including career orientation; resource centers that assist in the candidate’s job search; career …