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Happy Holidays and Happy New Year

We wish everyone from our fabulous employers and our amazing clients a very happy, healthy and successful New Year! Here’s to even more new jobs created and filled by people making our community even better!

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PlacementWorks Meets Clearwater Mayor

On May 15th the PlacementWorks team meet with George Cretekos, Mayor of Clearwater, to honor some companies that have been doing the right thing in the past years by hiring people with disabilities. These are some of the companies that Mayor Cretekos, representing the city of Clearwater, honored: Super Shuttle…

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St. Petersburg’s Mayor Delivers!

The Mayor of St. Petersburg Rick Kriseman and the PlacementWorks team were on a fast track this morning as we delivered recognition to four companies. We visited Walmart, TJ Maxx, Centerplate and the Bloomin Brands which oversees Carrabbbas, Outback and Bonefish Grill restaurants. Be sure to send a big Thank…

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Governor’s Commission Examines Local Employee Placement

Employers who hire people with disabilities are the focus of an open meeting with the Governor’s Commission on Jobs For Floridians With Disabilities this February 8, 2013. The event is being held at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg, University Student Center 200 6th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL…

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Local Man With Disabilities at the Hilton Featured

“We are very proud of the success LaJarvis is seeing,” explains Christy Boccabella-Brown, Director of PlacementWorks. “You can’t beat his awesome attitude.” PlacementWorks coordinates employable students and adults with varying abilities. “We are so pleased that the Hilton is happy with our placement. We need more employers like the Hilton…

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Bay Pines VA to receive state-level award from Vocational Rehabilitation

BAY PINES, FL – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System  will receive a state-level award for its commitment to hiring people with disabilities during a Disability Employment Awareness Celebration on Oct. 31. The event will be held at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel located at 333 1st Street South,…

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