Local College Helping Satellite Makers Take Flight at Cape Canaveral

Two new companies manufacturing satellites on the Space Coast are tapping into Eastern Florida State College’s expertise to help train the skilled workers needed to ramp-up production. One Web Satellites uses a digitized assembly line to reduce costs and the production timeline as workers produce modular, customizable satellites. OneWeb Satellites and RUAG Space USA will […]

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

Brought to you by: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Florida Makes and the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast Collaborate with leaders to identify current and future challenges and critical talent needs while discovering ways to define success and create solutions! CEO Updates: Space Florida, CareerSource Brevard, Space Coast Economic Development Commission and Florida Makes. […]

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 […]

Veteran Unemployment Rate 2.3 Percent in April

In April 2019, the veteran unemployment rate was 2.3 percent, down from 3.7 percent in April 2018; this represents the lowest veteran unemployment rate in the month of April in the entire data series (started in 2000).  The unemployment rate of 2.3 percent is also tied for the lowest monthly rate for veterans for any month in […]

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 […]