August 2017 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Florida's Best Companies
Best Companies to Work For 2017
100 companies made the cut in our 9th annual Best Companies rankings.
Even as bowling alleys sturggle to attact new customers, an equipmeent manufacturer in Lake Wales outperforms the industry.
Employees at a Jacksonville software company know exactly how their company is doing — in real time.
A company in Maitland helps colleges and universities with online degree programs.
Florida’s changing workforce
This issue’s cover feature examines the value of a career that doesn’t require a four-year degree, apprenticeships, training programs and a by-the-numbers look at the state’s workforce.
“The worse the disaster, the more likely that the first responder will be your neighbor.”
Bridging the gap
McGregor Boulevard and Tamiami Trail are still the main drags of the Fort Myers-Cape Coral corridor... But these days dining on both sides of the Caloosahatchee River has become thoroughly modern...
The Bar's new president keeps a close eye on the Constitution Revision Commission.
Philosophy — or Ax-Grinding?
Why does Joe Negron have it in for the state's community colleges?
Health considerations are playing a bigger role in how cities work.
Where the jobs are and where they'll be. Changes in Florida's jobs picture.
The question nationally and in Florida is why wages haven't soard as demand for labor increases and the supply shrinks.
Getting off the four-year degree track in favor of skilled — and high paying — work.
Florida's attempt to connect what employers need with what schools teach is making progress, but unevenly.
Some firms recognize the value in creating apprenticeships for young workers.
Children's hearts, avoiding surgery, rankings, new heart hospital, tiny pacemakers, disolving stents and more.
Around the State
Capt. Arnold Tolbert takes Florida Memorial's aviation program to a higher level.
Tale of 2 schools
Palm Beach County boasts two schools founded and supported by local billionaires.
USF strikes a sports marketing deal with the Lighting's Jeff Vinik
Shipping and handling
A Harris-developed system of satellites will track ships in real time.
Regency Centers' focus helps it buck the national trend.
UWF's cyber center takes on a larger role in national security.
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