Category: Regional News

CareerSource Brevard Receives National Designation as one of the Best Workplaces for Commuters in 2019

Brevard County, FL–CareerSource Brevard has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Commuters for offering employees exceptional commuter benefits that meet the National Standard of Excellence criteria. The Best Workplaces for Commuters program offers designated organizations access to a range of support services to assess and promote non-driving commuting of employees, including organizational […]

CareerSource grant targets tech market with CompTIA, Microsoft Office certifications

By Ken Datzman, Brevard Business News ROCKLEDGE — Since 2010, the information technology services and custom software services category has powered job growth in America, accounting for an estimated 1.9 million new jobs. And with digital transformation now taking hold across most sectors of business, the outlook for continuing technology employment growth remains positive. The […]

AEROSPACE WORKFORCE WORKSHOP

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Maintaining the Momentum-Partnering for Economic Growth

Featuring: CareerSource Brevard Board member and President & CEO, Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, Lynda Weatherman Exerpt from Space Coast Business Magazine, May 1, 2019: Brevard County is…a place that is large enough in the advancement of new and cutting-edge careers and large enough to have the kind of amenities everyone looks for. […]

85 Percent of Jobs that will Exist in 2030 Haven’t been Invented Yet.

Featuring: CareerSource Brevard Board member and campus President of Keiser University, Colleen Browne Exerpt from Space Coast Business Magazine, May 6, 2019: This area is poised to grow right along with the rest of Florida, which is seeing an influx of 1,000 new residents a day. Many of Keiser’s classrooms look more like an ER […]

Healthcare Workers Needed in Florida

From: Call to Action: Addressing Healthcare Workforce Shortages …Healthcare industry leaders anticipate significant increases in the need for healthcare services due to Florida’s continued population growth, the aging of Florida’s population, and increased access to care. Yet, the supply of healthcare workers is not keeping pace. It is essential that the state of Florida commits […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Businesses Create More Than 200,000 Jobs Over the Year

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s private-sector businesses created 208,100 jobs over the year and 12,600 jobs in March. The unemployment rate remained at a low 3.5 percent. The labor force continued to grow with 158,000 people entering the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.6 percent. “Florida’s economy […]