Workforce Development Week Focus: Industry Sector Strategies in Brevard

CareerSource Brevard (CSB), the area authority on workforce development, is pleased to announce its participation in Workforce Development Week – an effort by the Workforce Development Council of the US Conference of Mayors to promote the efforts of Workforce Development Boards across the country.
CareerSource Brevard Engages Sector Strategies for Manufacturing and Healthcare.

CareerSource Brevard convenes industry sector strategies connecting workers to relevant training and education, and connecting employers to a skilled workforce. Industry sector strategies are key to promoting regional partnerships of employers, educators, workforce developers and other stakeholders that address the skill needs of high-demand occupations in a region.
Manufacturing:
CareerSource Brevard is committed to building an effective, sustainable Manufacturing Sector Strategy for Brevard by working directly with the manufacturing community to hear their voices and address the critical workforce challenges they face, so together we can take priority steps to fill current needs and ensure a robust talent pipeline into the future.To learn more about the many efforts and accomplishments in Brevard’s Manufacturing Sector Strategy, visit www.takeaimbrevard.com.  For more information, please contact Tina Berger, Manufacturing Sector Strategy Program Manager, 321-394-0515  or tberger@careersourcebrevard.com

Healthcare:
Brevard’s Inaugural Healthcare Workforce Consortium will be held on December 14, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Bill Posey Conference Center in Viera.  This Consortium of partners from the healthcare industry, educational institutions, workforce and other stakeholders is being convened under the Brevard County Healthcare Sector Strategy initiative to develop solutions to strengthen the local healthcare talent pipeline. For more information, please contact Carol Macrander, CareerSource Brevard’s Healthcare Sector Strategist, at 321-394-0543 or cmacrander@careersourcebrevard.com.