Category: Businesses

Industry Leaders Convene at Aerospace Summit

Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit On January 30, at the Canaveral Port Authority in Cape Canaveral, CareerSource Brevard, Space Florida, FloridaMakes, and the EDC of Florida’s Space Coast convened a workshop, bringing workforce, industry, education, and community leaders together to identify workforce challenges for the Aerospace industry in Brevard County, and work together to design […]

Manufacturing Jobs in High Local Demand – Florida Today

Seeking in-demand, stable, good paying career? Some say they’ve found the answer Excerpted from Florida Today, January 10, 2020 by Bailey Gallion …According to the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, 23% of the 20,346 jobs created in Brevard County from 2015-2018 were in manufacturing. Demand for manufacturing workers in Brevard is growing fast, […]

CareerSource Brevard offers new pre-apprenticeship program to help develop aerospace industry workforce

Innovative, employer-centric, flexible curriculum Published in Brevard Business News, January 6, 2020 by Ken Datzman ROCKLEDGE — Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the advanced manufacturing industry today is finding and attracting a qualified workforce. And advanced manufacturing is tied directly to the aerospace industry, as well as many other segments of the economy. With the […]

5 Tips to Attract Space, Satellite Engineers

Success in the commercial space race depends on securing talent in a tight labor market. Adobe Stock October’s issue of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design In a market with record-low unemployment rates, skilled engineers are particularly scarce, making them the professionals most in demand. Great news for them; less so for space and satellite industry recruiters […]

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 […]