Category: Businesses

BREVARD COUNTY JOB REPORT: Brevard’s Unemployment Rate Stays at 3.8 Percent in March

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard County’s unemployment rate continues to remain low according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s report released on Friday. Brevard’s unemployment rate maintained 3.8 percent in March, compared to 3.8 percent in February and 4.3  in March 2017. Out of a labor force of 269,349, more than 259,000 Brevardians are now […]

Brevard County shows solid jobs gains, led by manufacturing

Brevard County shows solid jobs gains, led by manufacturing Wayne T. Price, FLORIDA TODAY Published 12:45 p.m. ET March 12, 2018 | Updated 1:19 p.m. ET March 12, 2018 The Space Coast work force grew in the last 12 months, jumping by more than 750 people. The labor market figures for Brevard County, and Florida, for […]

CareerSource Brevard President, Marci Murphy featured in Space Coast Business

“We work with almost every community-based organization out there, so I’ve gotten to know them, and that’s been a real pleasure.” Throughout Marci Murphy’s career, her attention to processes and how they can make a business better is what has allowed her to achieve great success. Such is the case when working with other businesses […]

45th Space Congress – The Next Great Steps – February 27 to March 1

The Next Great Steps, 8701 Astronaut Boulevard, Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920 February 27 through March 1, 2018 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 […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting- March 7 @ 9am

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meeting March 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Mark your calendar for the March 7, 2018, Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium meeting. Registration begins at 8:30am and the meeting is from 9:00am to noon. Healthcare industry representatives, educational partners, workforce development entities and community stakeholders are invited to identify and implement actionable […]

Florida’s Space Coast is Poised for Change

By Marco Santana, Orlando Sentinel Space-industry officials say this year could be one of the more important in recent memory because of the need to execute on planned major projects. The year will be marked by the Florida coming-out party of Jeff Bezos’ rocket company Blue Origin, which recently completed a massive 750,000-square-foot manufacturing plant […]

Brevard County Top Gainer on Prestigious Milken Index

Space Coast, FL – The Space Coast can add another ranking to its growing collection – top gainer in Milken Institute’s Best Performing Cities 2017: Where America’s Jobs are Created and Sustained. Climbing an impressive 90 spots in just one year, the Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville region is now in the top one-third of large Metropolitan Statistical […]

The Brevard IT Workforce Consortium Meeting

Join CareerSource Brevard (CSB), area employers, educators,  and other community stakeholders to share the challenges and solutions faced while attracting, recruiting, and retaining the IT talent many of Brevard’s businesses need to grow.   Register here!  Thursday,February1st 9am-Noon, Registration 8:30am Bill Posey Conference Center, Florida Department of Health 2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera, FL […]

Space Coast Comeback

WESH 2’s Chronicle: Space Coast Comeback, is a one-hour look at Brevard’s turnaround following the shuttle era, highlighting how Brevard County leaders helped turn our community into what it is today. This exciting episode illustrates how together, we are writing the next chapter of the Space Coast’s history. http://www.wesh.com/article/chronicle-space-coast-comeback/14428586   WESH 2 Chronicle: Space Coast […]

2016-2017 Annual Report Posted

The 2016-2017 CareerSource Brevard Annual Report has been published. This year’s annual report, A Workforce in Motion, highlights the results of a successful year.  Click ‘expand’ below to explore the report, and be sure to check out the videos and links embedded within. CareerSource Brevard – A Workforce In Motion! View the annual report here.