Category: Businesses

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Number of Employed Floridians Now Exceeds 10 Million with a Low Unemployment Rate of 3.3 Percent

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million in July 2019. Over the year, 128,000 people entered the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent. Florida’s unemployment rate in July dropped to 3.3 percent. More good news: Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate is […]

Lockheed Martin set to unveil Navy fleet ballistic missile operation in Titusville

Lockheed Martin on Tuesday will officially mark the transition of its fleet ballistic missile headquarters from California to the Space Coast, reinforcing the region’s critical role in the nation’s nuclear deterrence triad. During a morning ceremony at its Titusville facility, company, local and military officials will gather to mark the move of the program that […]

BK Technologies, Inc. to Expand Headquarters on Florida’s Space Coast

35 new jobs will be created over the next two years at an average annual wage of $73,500. Space Coast, FL – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today that BK Technologies, Inc. will expand operations at its headquarters in West Melbourne, Florida. The company, who has maintained operations on Florida’s […]

CareerSource Brevard’s Scheduled Closings July 2019-June 2020

CareerSource Brevard’s career centers will be closed on the following dates: Independence Day: Thursday, July 4, 2019 Labor Day: Monday, September 2, 2019 Veteran’s Day-Observed: Monday, November 11, 2019 Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 28, 2019 Day after Thanksgiving Day: Friday, November 29, 2019 Christmas Day:  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 New Year’s Day: Wednesday, Jan. 1, […]

CareerSource grant targets tech market with CompTIA, Microsoft Office certifications

By Ken Datzman, Brevard Business News ROCKLEDGE — Since 2010, the information technology services and custom software services category has powered job growth in America, accounting for an estimated 1.9 million new jobs. And with digital transformation now taking hold across most sectors of business, the outlook for continuing technology employment growth remains positive. The […]

June 4-6, 2019 46th Space Congress

Space Congress® is a forum for a breadth of topics regarding current space initiatives through relevant panel discussions and prominent speakers. The Congress allows for technical interchange between aerospace professionals, faculty, students and the general public during the panel sessions. Click to Register Here! WHEN: June 4-7, 2019 WHERE: 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $1.75 Million in Grants to Support Apprenticeship Expansion

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $1.75 million to help Floridians acquire the skills needed for in-demand occupations through new and expanded apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs across Florida. “The expansion of workforce education and training programs is an essential element of our bold vision to ensure Florida has the No. 1 workforce in […]

CareerSource Brevard team always ready to assist wide range of businesses

From: Brevard Business News, December 31, 2018, Page 13 By: Ken Datzman ROCKLEDGE — Through the years, CareerSource Brevard’s Business Services’ team has been able to shift its stance fairly quickly and be responsive to the needs of employers and employees in varying economic conditions. In 2011, for example, the unemployment rate in Brevard County […]

CareerSource Brevard Scheduled Closings 2018/19

CareerSource Brevard’s career centers will be closed on the following dates: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:  Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: Monday, December 31, 2018 and Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 Martin Luther King Day:  Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 Memorial Day:  Monday, May 27, 2019

The Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meets February 5, 2019

Mark your calendars and join us for the next consortium meeting! Tuesday, February 5  9am – Noon, 8:30am registration begins New Location- Space Coast Health Foundation – Center for Collaboration 1100 Rockledge Blvd Suite #100 Rockledge, Florida  32955   Register now! https://bhwcfeb5meeting.eventbrite.com   Top 3 Reasons to Attend: 1. Learn NEW initiatives for building your talent […]