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Millennials See the World Differently

By Gordon Tredgold Millennials are now the single largest group within the work force, and will soon become the biggest consumer group, too. Understanding, and being able to engage with, Millennials is going to determine how successful your business will be. In short, many Millennials are overeducated, under-employed, heavily in debt, and looking to make a difference in the […]

The Fourth Industrial Revolution Will Be Powered by Soft and Hard Skills

By: Lisa Tenorio, Director of Trailhead Marketing, Salesforce, editorial@mediaplanet.com Innovation is moving faster than ever. It will take a blend of technical prowess, creativity and emotional intelligence to navigate this new business landscape. We are in the midst of unprecedented technological change. New skills are required to navigate this transformation, but given the speed of […]

North Brevard: Growing and Thriving.

…The talk about a growing North Brevard is enthusiastic enough that CareerSource Brevard recently voted to expanding its Titusville office to its former site on Washington Avenue in Titusville. It had been at a smaller site on Washington Avenue. CareerSource Brevard President Marci Murphy said the agency predicts 2,600 new jobs in the Titusville area over […]

Know what recruiters want when applying for jobs

By Stephanie Brown When it comes to resumes, one size does not fit all! I know, looking for your next career opportunity is time consuming and exhausting and chances are you have already put hours into forming the “perfect” resume, and now you are being told you should customize it for each job you apply […]

Getting the most out of a job fair

By: John Perkins With Brevard’s low unemployment rate, you may have seen an increase in local job fairs. A Job fair gives you the chance to speak directly to the folks that are looking to hire someone just like you. Here are nine tips to help you navigate a job fair and increase your chances […]

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 […]

2016-2020 Workforce Services Plan

This plan reflects the strategies used by CareerSource Brevard to meet the State and Federal requirements for program funding but more importantly – to ensure that Brevard County contributes to Florida becoming a “top performing economy and be recognized as the world’s best place to live, learn, work, and do business”. The plan reflects the […]

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 […]

LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST

LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST MELBOURNE, Fla.- Lockheed Martin Corp. in bringing 300 ballistic missile program jobs from California to Brevard County (Florida’s Space Coast) over the next two years. The new operations will tie in with offshore missile testing related to the Naval Ordnance Test Unit headquartered in Port Canaveral.  Lockheed […]