Category: Job Seekers

Healthcare Careers are Here to Stay

By Meghan Cochran Now is a great time to start your healthcare career. Why? Employment projections from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity indicate Brevard County healthcare industry employment for 2016-2024 will increase in hospitals by 12.6 percent; nursing and residential care facilities by 16 percent, and ambulatory health care services by 20 percent. This […]

Your “Social Life” Can Help Land You a Job

By Stephanie Mosedale Your social media profile is out there for the world to see. That includes recruiters, hiring managers….and your mom. In fact, according to Jobvite’s Annual Social Recruiting Survey report, 92 percent of companies admit to using social media for recruiting and three out of four hiring managers and recruiters check a candidate’s social […]

Cash isn’t always king for worker retention

By Val Williams With multiple generations active in the workforce today, many still chose their workplace based on salary. But, what makes an employee stay in that workplace? Employers have several opportunities to provide tangible and intangible benefits to attract and retain the employees they and their businesses need and want. Telecommuting has become a […]

CAREERSOURCE BREVARD ANNOUNCES NEW TITUSVILLE CAREER CENTER LOCATION

Brevard County, FL — CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, announced on Tuesday, May 23, at the quarterly board meeting, plans for expansion in North Brevard. The motion to approve the executive committee’s recommendation to relocate the Titusville career center, based on the current and projected growth of business and jobs in […]

Getting an Early Jump Into the Working World

By Jana Bauer It’s no secret that today’s young adults face challenges trying to jump-start their career. Stereotypes and a lack of hands-on job experience leave students feeling overwhelmed when trying to decide on the next steps post-graduation. Some employers feel that investing in youth requires significant effort for training, or that they may lack […]

Consider a job in Nursing.

There are many factors to consider when deciding which career path to take.  One career that bubbles to the top, in both demand and average growth rate by occupation, is…nursing. In the online article “The demand for nursing isn’t going away. Will more men join their ranks?” published on pbs.org, the author highlights several key […]

Entering workforce tough at advanced age

By Kristin Woodling for Florida Today I see a wide variety of local clients every day and there are some pretty significant questions that I get — some of those are relevant to the larger community. This column serves as a way to answer the most frequently asked mental health and wellness questions for the […]

Healthcare careers are a growing field

By Carol Macrander Question: Do you want a job that makes a difference in your community? Macrander: Many of us do, and one that is meaningful and positively impacts others. If so, have you considered a job in the healthcare industry in Brevard County? According to labor market projections through 2024 from the Florida Department […]

Recent Data Indicates Growth on the Space Coast

Medical Data Systems Inc., a medical billing collection company headquartered in Vero Beach, recently announced plans to expand with a second operation in Melbourne and a need to hire up to 300 people.  And news like this is becoming more common. Brevard’s economy is on the rise. The low unemployment rate is trending down, more […]