Category: Regional News

Cape Canaveral area set for major economic boost

By Allie Raffa | Fox News CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — In 2004, when then-President George W. Bush announced that NASA would end space exploration at the end of the decade, the region that for 50 years was a major hub for travel to outer space became anxious about its future. Florida’s Space Coast, as it […]

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 […]

Florida dominates the space launch game

From: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/28/tech/florida-space-coast-firefly/index.html By: Jackie Wattles, CNN Business New York (CNN Business)-There are about two dozen launch sites along Florida’s coast that have been abandoned for years. And the future of this area looked bleak when NASA’s Space Shuttle program ended in 2011. But times are changing. Sleek, modern buildings are going up all over the […]

Florida’s December 2018 Unemployment Rate

By: CareerSource Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced today that Florida’s unemployment rate remained at a low 3.3 percent in December. Over the past year, 241,000 private sector jobs were created in Florida with 21,900 private sector jobs created in December alone. Florida’s annual job growth rate of 3.2 percent continues to outpace the nation’s rate of 2.0 percent. […]

2017-18 Annual Report Posted

The 2017-2018 CareerSource Brevard Annual Report has been published. This year’s annual report highlights the results of a successful year. Click ‘expand’ below to explore the report, and be sure to check out the links embedded within.  For an optimal viewing experience, please use Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. View the annual report here.

CareerSource Brevard team always ready to assist wide range of businesses

From: Brevard Business News, December 31, 2018, Page 13 By: Ken Datzman ROCKLEDGE — Through the years, CareerSource Brevard’s Business Services’ team has been able to shift its stance fairly quickly and be responsive to the needs of employers and employees in varying economic conditions. In 2011, for example, the unemployment rate in Brevard County […]

The Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium Meets February 5, 2019

Mark your calendars and join us for the next consortium meeting! Tuesday, February 5  9am – Noon, 8:30am registration begins New Location- Space Coast Health Foundation – Center for Collaboration 1100 Rockledge Blvd Suite #100 Rockledge, Florida  32955   Register now! https://bhwcfeb5meeting.eventbrite.com   Top 3 Reasons to Attend: 1. Learn NEW initiatives for building your talent […]

SeaDek Named Small Business National Exporter of the Year

SeaDek Marine Products, manufacturer of innovative non-skid products for the marine industry, is proud to be the recipient of the SBA 2018 Small Business National Exporter of the Year award. The announcement was made earlier in the year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Thanks to the strategic development of their international Certified Fabricator and […]

Florida’s Space Coast Named “Turnaround of the Year” by SpaceNews

Space Coast, FL (December 3, 2018) – Florida’s Space Coast has been selected Turnaround of the Year for the 2018 Awards for Excellence & Innovation by SpaceNews. The Awards, which were established to honor individuals and organizations making a significant impact in the space industry, were announced Monday, December 3 at the Washington Space Business […]