October 24, 2021


Gov. Scott: Florida leads large states in private-sector job growth

Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida tied Georgia for the fastest private-sector job growth rate of the 10 largest states in the nation. Read more »
Published on 5/2/2017

Florida businesses created nearly 54,000 jobs in first two months of 2017

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 53,800 private-sector jobs in the first two months of 2017, bringing the total number of new jobs added since December 2010 to 1,346,200. Read more »
Published on 3/24/2017

Disney reaches agreement on pay practices with the Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor and two subsidiaries of The Walt Disney Co. have reached an agreement that will provide $3.8 million in back wages to ensure compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act. Read more »
Published on 3/20/2017

39 states add construction jobs between Jan. 2016 and 2017; 38 states added jobs from Dec. 2016 to Jan. 2017

Florida & Oregon Add Most Jobs for the Year; Mississippi & Alaska Have Largest Drops; Florida & Louisiana Top Monthly List; California & Nebraska Have Biggest Month-to-Month Drops Read more »
Published on 3/14/2017

Florida businesses created nearly 51,000 jobs in January

More than 1.34 million jobs created since December 2010 Read more »
Published on 3/13/2017

Closing the gap: Results from the Treasure Coast Skills Gap Study

Connecting business and education communities through creative partnerships and collaborations, and introducing new modes of employee training and learning are the keys to broadening the talent pool and growing high-wage, high value jobs throughout the Treasure Coast. Read more »
Published on 2/13/2017

CareerSource Florida Board Unanimously Votes to Appoint New President and CEO

The CareerSource Florida Board of Directors today unanimously voted to appoint Michelle Dennard as the new President and CEO of CareerSource Florida. Read more »
Published on 2/9/2017

Florida's 2016 job growth shows continued success

Florida's job growth in 2016 has brought the state's employment numbers to an all-time high, according to a new report released today by Florida TaxWatch, the state's premier nonpartisan, nonprofit government watchdog. Read more »
Published on 2/6/2017

BlueLine Associates Announces Plans to Relocate to Tampa

Relocation From North Carolina Will Create 150 New Jobs Read more »
Published on 1/16/2017

Florida added 12,500 private sector jobs in December 2016

Statistics are from the ADP Regional Employment Reportt® Read more »
Published on 1/12/2017

BEA's monthly metropolitan area employment and unemployment summary - November 2016

The Florida metros of Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford and Jacksonville led the nation for nonfarm employment over the year. The largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment among national metro divisions occurred in Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/29/2016

Florida added more than 31,000 new jobs in November

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 31,600 new private-sector jobs in November, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,266,900. Read more »
Published on 12/16/2016

Florida businesses created nearly 9,000 new jobs in October

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that in October 2016, Florida businesses created 8,900 private-sector jobs, bringing the total number of jobs created since December 2010 to 1,232,400.... Read more »
Published on 11/18/2016

Gov. Scott: Florida's job growth rate leads the nation

Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida had the highest annual private-sector job growth rate of any other state in the nation. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2016

Gov. Scott announces expansion for KLX Aerospace Solutions Group's new global headquarters

KLX Aerospace Solutions Group will be expanding their new global headquarters and distribution hub between Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. KLX Aerospace Solutions Group has committed to adding over 100 employees due to the expansion. Read more »
Published on 10/27/2016

Gov. Scott proposes $85 million for jobs

Gov. Scott says he will fight for jobs. Read more »
Published on 9/29/2016

Florida agriculture, natural resources employment up 29 percent in 13 years

About 1.56 million people worked full- or part-time in agriculture, natural resources and food industries in 2014, an increase of about 40,000 workers from 2013, and nearly 29 percent from 2001, according to a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences economic report. Read more »
Published on 9/23/2016

Florida businesses created 22,000 jobs in August

Today, Gov. Rick Scott announced that Florida businesses created 22,600 private-sector jobs across the state during August, bringing the total number of jobs created in 2016 to 167,100. Read more »
Published on 9/16/2016

Gov. Scott highlights job growth at Intertape Polymer Group

Gov. Rick Scott highlighted recent job growth at Intertape Polymer Group Inc. (IPG), a global tape and film manufacturer with an executive headquarters in Sarasota. Read more »
Published on 8/9/2016

The hidden cost of helping your co-workers

New research from University of Florida management professor Klodiana Lanaj explores the cost of helping co-workers, notably how the helper's own productivity can suffer. These themes are explored in two recent articles published by Lanaj, who in May was one of 10 professors to receive the university's Excellence Awards for Assistant Professors, which recognizes junior faculty for their research. Read more »
Published on 8/8/2016

Orlando labor market matures at mid-year

Orlando's run as the country's leading job engine continues, as area employers add more technical positions at higher wage levels. Read more »
Published on 8/2/2016

Florida's 2016 Mid-Year Job Growth

After a debilitating recession from 2007 to 2009 that cost thousands of people their jobs, Florida is again among the national leaders in job creation at the halfway mark of 2016, according to the latest Economic Commentary by Florida TaxWatch. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2016

ADP to create 1,600 jobs in Orange County

Today, Gov. Rick Scott announced that ADP® will locate new offices in Orange County and create 1,600 new jobs. Read more »
Published on 7/26/2016

Florida added 14,600 private sector jobs in June 2016

The State of Florida added 14,600 private sector jobs during the month of June, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report. Read more »
Published on 7/14/2016

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Labor shortage? Florida man applies for 60 jobs, gets 1 interview
Labor shortage? Florida man applies for 60 jobs, gets 1 interview

The supposed labor shortage is a frustrating concept for some job seekers who say they're applying but getting nowhere. A Florida man's job search is getting attention after he says he applied to 60 entry-level positions but only got one interview.


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