U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Re-opens Popular Biolab Road on Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Department of the Interior U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge 1987 Scrub Jay Way, Titusville, FL 32782 Phone: (321) 861-5601 Fax:     (321) 861-2810 http://www.fws.gov/refuge/merritt_island For Immediate Release: 06/05/2017 Contact: Tom Penn Office Phone: 321-861-2288 Titusville: The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Service) announces that they will re-open the Biolab Road on […]

Entering workforce tough at advanced age

By Kristin Woodling for Florida Today: http://www.floridatoday.com/story/life/wellness/2017/05/16/woodling-entering-workforce-tough-advanced-age/101704606/ I see a wide variety of local clients every day and there are some pretty significant questions that I get — some of those are relevant to the larger community. This column serves as a way to answer the most frequently asked mental health and wellness questions for […]

Healthcare careers are a growing field

By Carol Macrander Question: Do want a job that makes a difference in your community? Macrander: Many of us do, and one that is meaningful and positively impacts others. If so, have you considered a job in the healthcare industry in Brevard County? According to labor market projections through 2024 from the Florida Department of […]

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 […]

Made In Brevard Expo

Details about Made in Brevard Time/date: 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, 5/17/17 Location: Radisson Resort at the Port’s convention hall, Cape Canaveral, 8701 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral What’s happening: The event will feature 30 local manufacturing companies,  showing how products made on the Space Coast are making a difference across the globe, and will highlight the modern manufacturing facilities, as […]

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 […]

Where can businesses find qualified workers?

By Marci Murphy QUESTION: We are having trouble finding the right people to fill our open positions. They don’t seem to have the exact skills we need.  Any suggestions? Murphy: Due to the low unemployment rate, there are less people looking for employment and that equates to fewer candidates for your business to choose from. My […]

Gaining a wealth of real-world work experience

By Val Williams There are many types of internship models. In this article, we will be showcasing the college internship. Today, we know that many, but not all, colleges and universities will require their students to complete an internship in order to graduate. Of the many benefits of completing an internship, one of the most […]

Brevard Healthcare Workforce Consortium

Why A Healthcare Sector Strategy for Brevard County? OVERVIEW GUIDING PRINCIPLES HEALTHCARE SUPPLY AND DEMAND REPORT   Consortium Meetings: Inaugural Meeting – December 14, 2016 INAUGURAL MEETING AGENDA  PRESENTATION 12-14 FL HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE INITIATIVE PRESENTATION CONSORTIUM OVERVIEW AND COMMITTEE STATUS CONSORTIUM SUMMARY Rev 1 Spring Meeting – April 25, 2017 SPRING MEETING AGENDA  PRESENTATION 4-25 […]

VETERANS EMPLOYMENT INITIATIVE HELPS VETS CONQUER EMPLOYMENT

All US Veterans and immediate family members are eligible for this FREE 6-week workshop. Program begins May 17, 2017. Brevard County, FL – Veterans and immediate family members who are seeking entrepreneurship, employment, and/or continuing education opportunities are encouraged to participate in the Veterans Employment Initiative (VEI) program, made possible by the Goodwill Industries of […]