Category: Businesses

‘The Space Coast of Florida is the next Silicon Valley’

From Florida Voices Florida Voices is a project of the USA TODAY Network-Florida that spotlights issues important to Floridians this election year. INTERVIEW WITH: Emily Mollen Age: 34 Occupation: IT consultant and owner of Space Coast IT   Lives in: Indian Harbour Beach (Brevard County) Election issues: Economic development, environment, gun control, voting rights When Emily Mollen left the […]

CareerSource rolling out soft–skills training program to meet employer demand

By Ken Datzman, Brevard Business News ROCKLEDGE — Employers are becoming increasingly concerned about job candidates’ lack of foundational “soft skills,” at a time when millions of openings at companies continue to go unfilled. In fact, the demand for people with soft skills in the workplace is growing as fast as the demand for those […]

Melbourne, FL Among Best Places to Live

By Maureen Kenyon, Florida Today Way to go, Florida! Out of 125 cities across the United States, the Sunshine State nabbed 11 of the best places to live in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. The highest ranking Florida city on the annual list is Melbourne, coming in at 29th; Port St. Lucie […]

City of Cape Canaveral Economic Development Director Todd Morley Talks About Growth in His Community

By Space Coast Daily BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – The City of Cape Canaveral is booming and Economic Development Director Todd Morley talks about the exciting growth in his community. For decades, the world has known Cape Canaveral as a Launchpad where one giant leap for mankind began and aerospace and technology were […]

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 […]