Category: Job Seekers

MTS Partners With Bayside High School To Support NASA’s HUNCH Program

By Space Coast Daily Students will be building NASA designed parts BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Machining Training Solutions (MTS) in Longwood, Florida will partner with Bayside High School in Palm Bay, Florida to actively participate in NASA’s HUNCH program. NASA initiated the HUNCH program (High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware) to […]

Job Fair May 9, 2018

CareerSource Brevard is hosting their annual off-site job fair on May 9th 2018 at the Radisson Resort at the Port in Cape Canaveral, Florida.   Jobseekers can register at:  https://csbjobfair2018.eventbrite.com/   When: Wednesday May 9, 2018   Time:  12-4pm 12-1pm – Special Session Early Entry for Veteran, Active Duty Military, Military Family Members, CSB AARP […]

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 […]

Free Workshops and Coaching for 50+ Jobseekers

Our BACK TO WORK 50+ program offers free workshops on the strategies you need to compete for full-time, in-demand jobs. Workshop participants can also apply for our free coaching program offering skills training, job search guidance and more. Seating is limited, so please register for a free workshop today. Your call is toll free. (855) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Brevard’s unemployment down to 3.5 percent: County has more than 7,200 jobs from a year ago

By Wayne T. Price, FLORIDA TODAY Brevard County’s unemployment rate fell to 3.5 percent in October, basically the same as a month earlier. Year over year though, the Trinity of a positive job market continued on the Space Coast. A larger worker force. More people working. Fewer unemployed. Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity released the October […]

Bridging talent gap, growing opportunities in Florida through apprenticeships

By Michelle Dennard, President and CEO, CareerSource Florida The talent gap we face in Florida is not a new problem nor is it unique to our state. According to the Florida Chamber, while more than 400,000 are looking for jobs, we have 232,000 jobs looking for people. Florida’s employers and workforce development, economic development and […]