Category: Businesses

Hurricane Irma Recovery Resources

At CareerSource Brevard we are dedicated to helping you recover as quickly as possible from Hurricane Irma.  Below you will find resources for businesses and individuals. Quick Information Latest Hurricane updates from the National Hurricane Center Local updates from Brevard County Emergency Management Emergency evacuation routes Follow Channel 13 for latest weather updates Follow Brevard […]

FEDERAL REEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR DISASTER VICTIMS

Sep 13, 2017 Assistance is available for residents and businesses in declared counties. Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available to Florida businesses and residents whose employment or self-employment was lost or interrupted as a result of Hurricane Irma. President Donald J. Trump officially granted a major disaster declaration request, upon request by Florida Governor Rick […]

SpaceX gets OK for landing zone on Space Coast

By: Matthew Richardson, Orlando Business Journal Private commercial rocket company SpaceX got approval for additional space for its Dragon spacecraft and Falcon Heavy rocket at Cape Canaveral. While SpaceX does not have its main manufacturing facility in Central Florida, the company does launches at least twice a month and has a refurbishment center in Port […]

The Space Coast’s Manufacturing Workforce Pipeline is Growing

CPT program resulting in an 80% job-placement-success rate Space Coast, FL (August 25, 2017) – In 2014, The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) launched a pilot program of work focused on building baseline manufacturing skills to confront the Space Coast’s manufacturing workforce skills gap, and ensure Brevard County businesses would remain competitive […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meets October 5, 2017

The third meeting of the Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium, Thursday, October 5th, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Join Healthcare Industry Representatives, Educational Partners, CareerSource Brevard and other community stakeholders to craft and implement a measurable plan of action to strengthen and develop local talent pipelines for healthcare occupations in Brevard County. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  The program […]

Millennials See the World Differently

By Gordon Tredgold Millennials are now the single largest group within the work force, and will soon become the biggest consumer group, too. Understanding, and being able to engage with, Millennials is going to determine how successful your business will be. In short, many Millennials are overeducated, under-employed, heavily in debt, and looking to make a difference in the […]

North Brevard: Growing and Thriving.

…The talk about a growing North Brevard is enthusiastic enough that CareerSource Brevard recently voted to expanding its Titusville office to its former site on Washington Avenue in Titusville. It had been at a smaller site on Washington Avenue. CareerSource Brevard President Marci Murphy said the agency predicts 2,600 new jobs in the Titusville area over […]

Rocket Business Growth is Great News for Other Brevard County Businesses

With a resurgence in the local space race, it is no surprise that even caterers, like Renaissance Catering of Cocoa, are seeing a boost in their business. Recent local rocket activity includes: Blue Origin building a massive rocket assembly plant, SpaceX launching rockets nearly twice a week, OneWeb building a satellite manufacturing facility and Lockheed […]

Plans Made for Boeing and DARPA’s New Spaceplane to Launch in 2020

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, recently selected Boeing to finish designing a reusable suborbital spaceplane, XS-1, which Boeing calls “Phantom Express”, with plans to launch and land at Cape Canaveral in 2020. “The XS-1 would be neither a traditional airplane nor a conventional launch vehicle but rather a combination of the two, […]

Heatlhcare Sector Strategy Roll Out

By Ken Datzman, Brevard Business News …“The sector–strategy approach is our big initiative at CareerSource Brevard,” said Murphy. “We have in place the Manufacturing Sector Strategy, we are rolling out our Healthcare Sector Strategy, and will be following that up with our Information Technology Sector Strategy. These three strategies cut across all businesses.” CareerSource Brevard […]