Brevard Workforce – Rockledge Offering Workshops During October 2011

Brevard Workforce – Rockledge to Conduct

Employment Workshops During October 2011


ROCKLEDGE, Florida – Brevard Workforce in Rockledge, located at 295 Barnes Boulevard, will hold employment workshops in October 2011 to assist Brevard County job seekers. Participants must be at least 17 years of age or older, and should be registered with Employ Florida ( Each of the workshops was designed to target specific employment needs and offer solutions to job seekers looking for assistance. Please note that participants must arrive on time as no admittance will be allowed once the session begins. There is no cost to attend the workshops. Please see below for further details on these workshops.  MUST CALL TO CONFIRM A SEAT IN THESE WORKSHOPS WITH YOUR LOCAL  ROCKLEDGE OFFICE AT 321-394-0702.


  • BizLaunch Job Club

Days:  Wednesdays (October 5, 12, 19, 26)
Times: 9:30-11:30 a.m..

Description: Ever wonder what it would be like to start your own business? Do you have a great business idea and need some help before you are ready to launch? BizLaunch is a weekly networking, support and skill building group for those with an entrepreneurial spirit. Whether you are still in the exploration stage, are ready to launch or have already launched your own business, BizLaunch will put you in touch with like-minded individuals where you can share, discuss and explore solutions in real-time.  Weekly topical presentations and workshops facilitated by business professionals and successful entrepreneurs will provide you with the tools you will need to go from business idea to launch. Come see what the Biz is all about!


  • Career Development & Training Workshop:

Days: Thursdays (October 6, 13, 20, 27)

Times: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Learn more about education and training opportunities which may be available through Brevard Workforce.  Admission to this workshop requires a complete registration in Employ Florida ( which includes Personal, Background, Skills, Interest Assessment, and Resume Sections as well as a completed “Training Guidance Worksheet” which can be obtained at any Brevard Workforce site.  Pre-registration is required.



  • Career Transition Workshop:

Days: Mondays (October 3, 10, 17, 24)

Times: 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Description:  Finding yourself unemployed is one of the most frightening situations you can find yourself in.  It can leave you paralyzed as to what to do next.  This workshop helps you understand the feelings you are experiencing and offers some tips & techniques to help you move towards a new career.  In this workshop, you will learn techniques for stress management; how to take stock of your finances to ride out the storm; and tips on using your community resources in your job search campaign. Pre-registration is required. Class size, maximum  30


  • Employ Florida Marketplace Workshop (EFM)

Days:  Tuesdays (October 4, 11, 18, 25)

Times:  1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Description: Customers will learn how to navigate the Employ Florida Marketplace (EFM) web site, the importance of having “BACKGROUND” information in the system to be selected for job openings, how to get over 400 job skills in your profile, and have the system complete a resume for YOU!  Please bring a draft resume, along with your user name and password to EFM.  Pre-registration is required. Class size, maximum 24


  • Preparing for YOUR Interview!

Days:  Thursdays (October 6, 13, 20, 27)

Times: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Description: Interviewing techniques have changed over the last several years. Don’t miss out on your chance to sharpen your skills. Be prepared to handle that interview and land the career you want! This workshop covers various interviewing styles, the 10 toughest questions asked, how to use a virtual interviewing program and how to handle interviewing stress. Participants must have a user account on Pre-registration is required. Class size, maximum  30


  • Resume Writing – Part 1

Days:  Wednesdays (October 5, 12, 19, 26)

Times: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Description: Workshop participants will learn how to: evaluate their skills in order to provide career direction, critique and develop a value-based resume that speaks to the job description and the employer, utilize Optimal Resume and other resume templates for resume development and provide portfolios complete with Professional References and Case Studies. Participants must have a user account on Pre-registration is required. Class size, maximum  30


  • Resume Writing – Part 2

Days:  Fridays (October 7, 14, 21, 28)

Times: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Description: Resume Writing Part 2 is set to work with Staff members to review your current resume and develop a value-based resume to better market your skills to the employers to land that interview. Must be registered on .Pre-registration is required. Class size, maximum . 24


  • Job Club

Days:  Wednesdays (October 5, 12, 19, 26)
Times: 9:30-11:00 a.m..

Description: Job Club provides job seekers with an opportunity to network and share job leads with others, and discuss job search challenges. Pre-registration is required to attend this workshop.


  • NextGen Information Session:

Days: Fridays (October 7, 14, 21, 28)

Times: 10:00 a.m. – Noon.

Description: This workshop is exclusively for young adults ages 17-21. Attend this meeting and see how we can help you get on the right track for achieving your education, employment and skills goals.


To register with Employ Florida please visit prior to attending any Brevard Workforce workshops.
To learn more about the services provided by Brevard Workforce, visit us on the web at or by telephone at 504-7600, toll free in Brevard.