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Sunshine Enterprise USA Staffing Agency Placement Opps

-      Sunshine Enterprise USA (Staffing Agency)

Sam Faragalla, VP   said they have high permanent placement rates 
Specialize in steel, bridges, concrete.  Will work on the Franklin Bridge rehab. Also hire for manufacturing and engineering.
Sam Faragalla VP 

 407-308-7989  Winter Springs, FL  327... Read more

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Southern HVAC Job Opportunities

-      Southern HVAC(acquired FAST of FL)

Hiring HVAC, heating, plumbing electrical repairs servicing provider
Also for warehousing, sales, customer service in Clearwater
13003 US Hwy. 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764. 866-909-9185  or Careers @SouthernHVAC.net upon completion of training they’re eligible for 24 hours use of a corporate truck.
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Sunday Conversation: Computer Mentors founder and executive Ralph Smith

August 18, 2017 - The first computer language Ralph Smith ever learned was Fortran. He didn't like it. Undeterred, the budding programmer next studied COBOL and his life changed. "I fell in love with programming," he said. At that time, in the late 1980s, African-Americans were underrepresented in the tech industry. Click here to learn more.... Read more

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Tampa Bay, Orlando, Jacksonville rank in top five U.S. metros for job growth

August 18, 2017 - Led by Tampa Bay and Orlando, Central Florida's major metro areas dominated the ranks of job growth in the past year by larger cities in the United States, according to data released Wednesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among cities with at least 1 million population, Tampa Bay's over-the-year employment in June rose 3.6 percent, while smaller Orlando-Kissimmee-S... Read more

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Rosalind “roz” Brewer Tapped As New Starbucks COO

September 7, 2017 - 
Starting in October, Brewer will lead the coffee company’s operating businesses across the Americas. Just months after joining the Starbucks board of directors, Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has been appointed as the coffee giant’s new chief operating officer and group president. Her new role takes effect Oct. 2. Kevin Johnson, Starbucks pre... Read more

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SBA Opens Pinellas Business Recovery Center at Pinellas County Economic Development in Largo

September 20, 2017 -  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced the opening of the Business Recovery Center (BRC) in Pinellas County on Sept. 18, to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma.  SBA representatives at the Center can provide information about disaster loans, answer questions and assist businesses in completing the SBA application. 
For additional inf... Read more

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Women

Women in Leadership: 5 Questions with R. Colette Glover-Hannah

September 26, 2017 -  R. Colette Glover-Hannah is the Founder/CEO of Hannah's Shoebox, an online shoe store that provides a solution for families looking for age-appropriate shoes for tween girls who wear women size shoes. The shoe store is also an award-winning company that instills self-esteem and confidence in girls by offering the footwear styles they want, in the sizes they need. Visit ww... Read more

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Book Your Party with Ambassador Sweets!

September 27, 2017 - Ambassador Sweets is now open for business, planning an event or celebration, Contact Ambassador Sweets Plusfor your next event.813-315-3779 
Visit www.AmbassadorSweets.com for more information. ... Read more

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Films

In Just 12 Years, This Black-Owned Company Has Produced 300 Films and TV Specials

September 27, 2017 - Film companies targeting African-American audiences are making a big name for themselves, and at the top of the list is CodeBlack Entertainment. It is the first independent, vertically integrated film studio owned by an African American entrepreneur, producing $750 million in home entertainment revenue. Founded in 2005 by Jeff Clanagan, CodeBlack Entertainment produce... Read more

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Black-Owned Car Manufacturer to Take on Major International Brands

September 27, 2017 - Black entrepreneurs have long had success in the car industry as dealers and suppliers, but few have made it far enough to become an actual car manufacturer. But Kwadwo Safo Jr, CEO of Kantanka Group, is defying the odds! Based in Accra, Ghana, his car company is already producing more than 100 vehicles each month. Visit www.blog.blackbusiness.org for full article. ... Read more

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