Category: Job Seekers

Veteran Unemployment Rate 2.3 Percent in April

In April 2019, the veteran unemployment rate was 2.3 percent, down from 3.7 percent in April 2018; this represents the lowest veteran unemployment rate in the month of April in the entire data series (started in 2000).  The unemployment rate of 2.3 percent is also tied for the lowest monthly rate for veterans for any month in […]

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 […]

Job Fair February 6, 2019: Palm Bay

Job Fair:  Wednesday, February 6th 2019 10:00AM until 2:00PM CareerSource Brevard Palm Bay career center,  5275 Babcock St. NE Palm Bay FL 32905 Veterans and the general public are invited. Register here: https://csbjobfair2019palmbay.eventbrite.com   The Job Fair will showcase local employers, Federal Contractors and  5 community outreach programs,who are ready to fill vacancies.  Jobseekers should […]

CareerSource Brevard Scheduled Closings

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

IACI Summit Produces a Valuable Partnership for Brevard Employers

For immediate release By: Wendy K Coomer, Executive Director, Global Communications, IACI Kennedy Space Center, Brevard, Florida- November 29, 2017 Career Source Brevard and the International Association of Certified ISAOs (IACI) are pleased to announce a partnership to develop the cybersecurity workforce in Brevard County.  The partnership was developed at the IACI International Cybersecurity Summit this […]

Veterans can find employment

By Josh Whitener For Hometown News PALM BAY – Paychecks for Patriots began as a recruiting tool for veterans seeking employment and has quickly become a way for employers to actively seek veterans for jobs at their companies. A job fair will be hosted by CareerSource Brevard and will take place at the Tony Rosa […]

10/10/18 Manufacturing Job Fair

We’ve partnered with the EDC in celebration of Manufacturing Month and are excited to bring about 20 Brevard County manufacturers and aerospace companies together who are looking for entry level to highly experienced skilled talent and hiring now. Companies include: Craig Technologies, Matrix Composites, Tecvalco USA, GEM Industries, Merritt Island Boatworks/Ocean Alexander, Diamondback America, Aerotek, […]

Blue Origin to build rocket servicing center in Florida

by Alan Boyle Blue Origin, the space venture created by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has struck a deal with Florida’s spaceport authority to build a $60 million rocket testing and refurbishment facility near Cape Canaveral. The facility would be constructed at Space Florida’s Exploration Park to provide support services for the $205 million, 750,000-square-foot New […]

DEO Launches Rebuild Florida, providing $616 Million to Help Floridians Repair and Rebuild Homes Damaged by Hurricane Irma

MARATHON, Fla. — Today, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) launched Rebuild Florida, a long-term recovery effort, which will provide $616 million to help Florida families whose homes were significantly damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma repair or rebuild their homes. Rebuild Florida is a program run by DEO in partnership with the U.S. […]