Category: CSB Press Releases

US Deputy Secretary of Labor visits Brevard to learn about CareerSource Brevard’s Aerospace Workforce Transition program

Brevard, FL–U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor, Chris Lu met with Lisa Rice, president, CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, and local employees and business leaders at Craig Technologies in Cape Canaveral, FL on Friday, July 10 for a roundtable discussion on the job training and employment assistance programs created in response to […]

Eastern Florida State College Receives Grant Award to Help Women 50 and Older Train for and Find Jobs

Date: June 8, 2015 Contact: John J. Glisch, Associate Vice President, Communications Telephone: Cell: 321-794-0324; Office: 321-433-7017 Email: glischj@easternflorida.edu   BREVARD COUNTY, FL – When it comes to finding a job, women over age 50 have the toughest time gaining employment.  That could start to change along the Space Coast thanks to a subgrant of […]

United Way Volunteers Help CareerSource Brevard Customers Save in 2015

BREVARD, FL-Through a partnership with CareerSource Brevard, the area authority on workforce development, United Way of Brevard, operated free tax sites to assist our community’s low-to moderate-income families, individuals and seniors at both the Rockledge and Palm Bay Career Centers. According to Gerri Ludwig, United Way’s Community Impact Manager, “United Way volunteers prepared 2,711 tax […]

FEDERAL CONTRACTING CONFERENCE

CONGRESSMAN BILL POSEY Ph: (321) 632-1776 Ph: (772) 226-1701 Toll Free: 1-888-681-1776 Fax: (321) 639-8595 www.Posey.House.gov   Melbourne, FL – Congressman Bill Posey has announced he will be hosting a Federal Contracting Conference on August 4. This is the chance for government contractors to have one-on-one meetings with procurement representatives from Washington D.C., and Central […]

CAREERSOURCE BREVARD’S LISA RICE REPRESENTS FLORIDA’S WORKFORCE IN D.C.

Building effective local strategies to boost quality job creation, employment and participation. An International Perspective–Held November 18th-19th, 2014, Washington D.C.   Brevard County, Florida– Lisa Rice, President of CareerSource Brevard, the area authority on workforce development, was asked to participate in the U.S. Department of Labor-Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development(OECD )Workshop on Workforce Development […]

CareerSource Brevard Has Funding Available to Help Long-Term Unemployed Return to Work

Brevard, FL-CareerSource Brevard, the area authority on workforce development, has grant funding available to assist long-term unemployed job seekers in securing the resources they need to return to self-sustaining employment. Eligible participants are unemployed individuals, with priority given to those who have been unemployed more than twenty-six weeks, reemployment assistance claimants who need extra help […]

Statewide Florida Manufacturing Career Fair set for April 22

Brevard, FL– CareerSource Brevard, the area authority on workforce development, along with Florida’s state colleges, manufacturers and other regional workforce boards are teaming up to connect Floridians with great careers in advanced manufacturing. The Florida Manufacturing Career Fair on April, 22, will be held at multiple venues across the state and will give Floridians the […]

From BizLaunch: Tax Season

It’s tax season, which means among other things, stress! In Mike D’Avolio’s recent article for Entrepreneur, he discusses the 4 tax code changes that small-business owners need to know about. “Taxes are the number-one issue facing small businesses, according to December’s Small Business Optimism survey. As we’re now in tax season, small-business owners face the […]

From BizLaunch: Donna Thrash Kurpiers, LLC

PROFILE: Donna Thrash Kurpiers Donna Thrash Kurpiers, LLC is a boutique counseling  practice designed to address the specific career needs of men and women in Central Florida. She is set apart from others by her specialization and experience in career and workforce services coupled with over 15 years as a licensed personal counselor. We asked […]

“Drive to 1,000” campaign to place students in advanced manufacturing jobs

Clearwater, Florida – The Florida TRADE Consortium, a coalition of 13 state and community colleges across Florida, is announcing the launch of a statewide campaign to place 1,000 Florida TRADE students into jobs in advanced manufacturing by April 1, 2016. The campaign will be highlighted by job fairs, campus events, manufacturing days and forums, and […]