Expert Global Solutions is set to hire
SARASOTA -- Expert Global Solutions plans to hire for more than 350 positions at its Sarasota location through December.
These new customer support positions will provide service on behalf of multiple clients, according to the company.
EGS Sarasota's team-based environment supports employee development, beginning in paid training and providing opportunities for career growth and advancement. Some employees in these new positions may qualify for a benefits package, including health and medical plans, retirement saving options, reward and recognition programs and paid time off.
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Visit egscorp.com/careers for more information.
Hearts Desire launches online shopping site
BRADENTON -- Hearts Desire, a Village of the Arts boutique, has launched of its new website and online shopping site, heartsdesirefl.com.
The online shopping boutique features clothing from local, national and international design houses and semi-precious stone and natural element jewelry designed by the owner, artist Vicki Rollo, who is a graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design.
The mobile wearable-art boutique offers fashion shows and pop-up boutiques for non profit organizations, women's groups, and country clubs for entertainment and fundraising. Hearts Desire, 1221B 12th St. W., Bradenton, works with women of all ages to create dynamic looks that complement each figure and encourages women to explore new artistic direction in their wardrobes by offering hand-made and hand-painted clothing and other unique fashions.
Hearts Desire is an active member of Successful Women Aligning Together and the Artist Guild of Manatee.
For information visit the website of call 941-302-1069.
New chamber council to pursue business in Cuba
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching a business council aimed at improving opportunities for U.S. companies in Cuba.
Leaders of the U.S.-Cuba Business Council announced Friday they will work with Congress to remove trade barriers and create jobs in both countries. The council also will urge the Cuban government to make policy changes that lessen government control over businesses.
U.S. Chamber President Tom Donohue says the council has an historic opportunity to support Cuba's independent entrepreneurs.
President Barack Obama has eased economic restrictions since announcing his vision for improved U.S.-Cuban relations nine months ago though a trade embargo remains in place.
Cubans frequently complain about the rigidity of their country's system and express growing concern about inequality.
-- Herald staff and wire reports