From BizLaunch: ANSEC Group

PROFILE:  Steffani Burd, PH.d., ANSEC Group After receiving her doctorate degree in Applied Statistical Analysis from Columbia University, Dr. Steffani Burd spent the next 15 years working in the fields of management consulting and information security. Suddenly, due to the acquisition of her employer by another company, Dr. Burd and her colleagues found themselves unemployed. […]

From BizLaunch: Most Common Market Research Mistakes

From Cathy Musselman, Entrepreneurial Coach Market research is necessary in understanding who your customers and competition are. Market research can also identify trends that affect sales and profitability. Successful market research takes planning and strategy. As you conduct your market research here are a few common mistakes to avoid. Not identifying what your product/service is. […]

Pat Higgs – CEO / Education Solutions International, LLC

    Patrick Higgs is the CEO of Education Solutions International, LLC and has been in the employment and training business since 1979. In his early career, he was an Air Force Management Analysis officer focused on organizational efficiency. After leaving the Air Force he worked as a business development officer for a bank, and […]

From BizLaunch: B.O.B.S. Buckets of Brevard Service

PROFILE: Robert Pinckley, Entrepreneur  After having a comfortable and long, 30 year career as a journeyman electrician, Robert (Bob) Pinckley found himself unhappy in his work.  He was working out-of-town in Boynton Beach Monday through Friday, coming home only on the weekends.  This wasn’t how Bob wanted to spend his time; his wife also wasn’t fond […]

From BizLaunch: 10 Questions to Ask Before Determining Your Target Market

From Author Alina Dizik of Entrepreneur.com The better you understand your customer, the faster your business will grow. But new ventures often struggle to define their target market and set their sights too broadly. “We often overestimate the market size, and in many cases there may not be one at all,” says Robert Hisrich, director of the Walker […]

IN THIS JOB MARKET, THE ABSOLUTE TRUTH IS WHAT WE ABSOLUTELY NEED

In partnership with Brevard Workforce, Recruiter Absolutely Abby Visits Brevard County Twice on National Tour In a time when so many people are out of work, finding and landing a job can be a daunting task.  You might ask yourself: Where do I look?,   What do I say?, or  Where did I go wrong?  Advice […]

BUSINESS LEADERS AND AEROSPACE PROFESSIONALS SHARED THE BENEFITS OF BREVARD WORKFORCE’S NATIONAL EMERGENCY GRANT

PEERS URGE JOBSEEKERS TO USE THE FREE GRANT SERVICES NOW. BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA– Brevard Workforce, the area authority on workforce development, hosted two information sharing events on February 26 and 28. Those eligible to receive assistance through the National Emergency Grant (NEG) were invited to hear valuable insights from local employers and aerospace peers who […]

From BizLaunch: Brevard Yacht Charters

PROFILE: Hamilton Sirls, Entrepreneur When asked what your passion is, Hamilton Sirls, a Biz Launch participant states with a smile, Sailing! Hamilton worked in logistics at United Space Alliance and was laid off from his position in July, 2012. After hearing about Brevard Workforce and the National Emergency Grant program, Hamilton contacted Brevard Workforce and […]

From BizLaunch: 3 Marketing Actions to Secure Venture Capital

From Author Patrick Mcfadden of Indispensable Marketing There’s one thing for sure about every VC (Venture Capitalist) and that is “If they invest in you, they will like their money back!” Recently, I was listening to a VC talk about the importance of entrepreneurs marketing (communicating) value, to get not only his time, consideration and […]

FEB 26: NATIONAL SEARCH FOR INNOVATIVE WORKFORCE BOARDS AND BEST PRACTICES LEADS TO BREVARD WORKFORCE

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA– Brevard Workforce, the area authority on workforce development, hosted an intensive two-day information-sharing session to assist the state of North Carolina. Eighteen workforce professionals representing thirteen regional and state workforce organizations from North Carolina were present to hear about best practices at Brevard Workforce and to be introduced to innovations in delivery […]