Business Learning at CareerSource Brevard: The Keys to Talent Management

On February 6, recruiters, human resources, and education professionals gathered together at a Business Learning event, held at our career center in Rockledge. Presenters Michelle Burke of bossibly and Kathy Knowles of Intuitive Strategies presented “The Keys to Talent Management.” Feedback from Attendees: Thank you to everyone who attended!   The Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium […]

SpaceX to Launch a 2022 Science Mission – Florida Today

NASA selects SpaceX for $80 million science mission launching from Cape Canaveral Excerpted from Florida Today, February 6, 2020 by Emre Kelly   NASA has selected SpaceX to launch a 2022 science mission under an $80 million contract, the agency announced this week. The Plankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem mission, or PACE, is slated to take flight […]

Industry Leaders Convene at Aerospace Summit

Aerospace Workforce Development Strategy Summit On January 30, at the Canaveral Port Authority in Cape Canaveral, CareerSource Brevard, Space Florida, FloridaMakes, and the EDC of Florida’s Space Coast convened a workshop, bringing workforce, industry, education, and community leaders together to identify workforce challenges for the Aerospace industry in Brevard County, and work together to design […]

Manufacturing Jobs in High Local Demand – Florida Today

Seeking in-demand, stable, good paying career? Some say they’ve found the answer Excerpted from Florida Today, January 10, 2020 by Bailey Gallion …According to the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast, 23% of the 20,346 jobs created in Brevard County from 2015-2018 were in manufacturing. Demand for manufacturing workers in Brevard is growing fast, […]

Tips for 50+ Career Seekers

Over 50 and overqualified? Reposted from careeronestop.org.  The job market is improving for older workers, but many still deal with the concern that they may appear overqualified to a prospective employer. While the issue comes up for younger job seekers, too, it’s particularly common for job seekers over age 50. To mount a defense against this assumption, job seekers […]

CareerSource Brevard offers new pre-apprenticeship program to help develop aerospace industry workforce

Innovative, employer-centric, flexible curriculum Published in Brevard Business News, January 6, 2020 by Ken Datzman ROCKLEDGE — Perhaps the biggest challenge facing the advanced manufacturing industry today is finding and attracting a qualified workforce. And advanced manufacturing is tied directly to the aerospace industry, as well as many other segments of the economy. With the […]

3 Reasons to Job Search Over the Holidays

Reposted from careeronestop.org.  If you’re tempted to take a Thanksgiving-through-New-Years break from your job search, you may want to rethink that plan. It’s true that social calendars get outrageously overcrowded during this season—and it can seem like a good time to step away from your job search. However, at many businesses, calendars actually get lighter.  […]

5 Tips to Attract Space, Satellite Engineers

Success in the commercial space race depends on securing talent in a tight labor market. Adobe Stock October’s issue of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design In a market with record-low unemployment rates, skilled engineers are particularly scarce, making them the professionals most in demand. Great news for them; less so for space and satellite industry recruiters […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Number of Employed Floridians Now Exceeds 10 Million with a Low Unemployment Rate of 3.3 Percent

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the number of employed Floridians has increased to more than 10 million in July 2019. Over the year, 128,000 people entered the labor force at an annual growth rate of 1.3 percent. Florida’s unemployment rate in July dropped to 3.3 percent. More good news: Florida’s annual private-sector job growth rate is […]