Soft skills fuel workplace success, career advancement

Hiring managers can receive dozens, sometimes hundreds, of job applications. According to LinkedIn, the average corporate job opening receives 250 applicants. So how can job candidates stand out when many applicants boast strong academic credentials and technical know-how? Soft skills – the behavioral and personality traits that define an individual’s character – are becoming increasingly.

Guadalupe Center creates Resource Hub to coordinate community support

Guadalupe Center has established the Guadalupe Resource Hub, a storage and distribution center that will securely house essentials like food, clothing and hygiene items for families in Immokalee. Supported through a $300,000 grant from Collier Community Foundation’s Collier Comes Together Hurricane Relief Fund, Guadalupe Center purchased a warehouse to store donated and in-kind items, including.

United Way grant bolsters Guadalupe Center’s out-of-school academic programs

United Way of Collier and the Keys awarded Guadalupe Center a $30,000 grant to help level the playing field for elementary school students in Immokalee. The funding supports Guadalupe Center’s After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program, which provides additional academic support after the regular school day ends and during summer months for students who need.

Guadalupe Center bolsters education programs through Schulze Foundation grant

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation awarded a $125,000 grant enabling Guadalupe Center to enhance its nationally accredited Early Childhood Education Program and out-of-school programs: After-school Tutoring & Summer Enrichment Program and Tutor Corps Program. The Early Childhood Education Program serves students ages 6 weeks to 5 years old and focuses on building academic, social,.

The Founders Scholarship Fund welcomes Pat Chadwick as new board chair

The Founders Scholarship Fund (FSF) is pleased to announce Pat Chadwick will be the new board chair for the non-profit organization. She took over the chairmanship from Adam Crescenzi who served as for the past four years in the position. Chadwick retired after 40 years in the retail industry of which most of her career.

The Founders Scholarship Fund awarded 28 Collier County Students with College Scholarships totaling $672,000

College scholarships were awarded to 28 Collier County students by The Founders Scholarship Fund (FSF) during a celebration reception on April 28 at Club Pelican Bay. Soon-to-be high school grads, along with many parents and family members, and Founders Fund Board members, gathered to get acquainted during the event. Everyone in attendance was excited for.

Emmanuel Academies is Calling those who feel Called to apply for a scholarship

According to recent reports, there are several reasons adults are going back to college. From gaining skills and business knowledge to increase earning potential to pursuing a personal calling such ministry like so many are doing through Emmanuel Academies. For those adult students, Emmanuel Academies is now Calling for those who feel Called into ministry.

Emmanuel Academies and Emmanuel Communities welcome Kristin Delfs as new Administrative Coordinator

Emmanuel Academies and Emmanuel Communities are pleased to announce Kristin Delfs has joined the team as the new Administrative Coordinator for the two local not-for-profit organizations under a management agreement with Success Facilitators, a Naples-based management services and consulting firm. Delfs will serve as lead administrative professional with an emphasis on communications, relationship building and.

Junior Achievement Hall of Fame Event Honors Laureates, Raises More Than $126k

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s annual Business Hall of Fame event was held virtually on Thursday, Feb. 25, drawing more than 190 virtual attendees and generating more than $126,000 in funds for the organization. This was the first time the event was held virtually and the first time both Lee and Collier laureates were recognized.

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Business Hall of Fame

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s annual Business Hall of Fame event is coming soon, occurring virtually on Thursday, Feb. 25, beginning at 6:45 p.m. An even grander event, this will be the first time Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida hosts a combined event, honoring laureates from both Lee and Collier Counties simultaneously. It is also.