Business briefs: Macy's now hiring for Mall at UTC

July 15, 2014 

Macy's now hiring for mall

UNIVERSITY PARK-- The Macy's inside the Mall at University Town Center is now hiring, in preparation for the mall's Oct. 16 opening.

The first batch of jobs posted over the weekend includes 22 positions. More are expected to be posted soon.

Macy's anticipates having a career fair for hiring, likely making an announcement in the coming weeks.

To apply at Macy's, visit macysjobs.com/featuredstores/University-Town-Center.

Positions posted so far include evening stockers, retail commission associates, an on-call retail support associate, team leads and jobs in jewelry, bedding, women's shoes, cosmetics and loss prevention.

H&M, Saks Fifth Avenue and other stores are hiring as well. A sample of those job openings can be found at Bradenton.com. CareerSource Suncoast, the region's jobs agency, is also working on a Web page to act as a one-stop place to find available jobs at the mall. About 2,000 full- and part-time jobs are expected to be created.

Ob Hospitalist Group adds emergency obstetrics

BRADENTON -- Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) has opened a new, 24-hour Obstetric Emergency Department at Manatee Memorial Hospital as a partnership between Manatee Memorial Hospital and OBHG.

The new department ensures that board certified OB/GYN doctors are on-site at Manatee Memorial 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

While many obstetricians divide their time between their office and the hospital, this program features hospital-based doctors focused solely on providing care to patients in the labor and delivery unit, as well as those facing emergency situations. These physicians will provide a critical safety net to OB/GYNs in the community.

Manatee Memorial Hospital's fully equipped emergency obstetrics department means that patients will be treated by emergent-care experienced OB/GYNs. Susie Wilson will serve as the medical director of operations.

Veterans job fair set forWednesday in Sarasota

SARASOTA -- CareerSource Suncoast will host a job fair for military veterans and their families featuring 30 employers.

The job fair will take place Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Sarasota National Guard Armory, 2890 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota.

This event is an initiative of Paychecks for Patriots that includes a series of simultaneous hiring events in the state for veterans and their family members. This is the second year the job fairs are being offered. There will be 14 events statewide.

Veterans should be prepared for interviews by dressing appropriately and bringing copies of their resume. To expedite the check-in process and potential long lines, job seekers should be fully registered at employflorida.com.

-- Herald staff report

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