Florida jobless rate drops to lowest number since 2006

Florida Employment Rates; Person visiting job portal online — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Blueee77 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Sunshine State’s unemployment rate fell to 2.5 percent last month, the lowest rate since October 2006 and the second lowest in the state’s recorded history, officials announced on Friday. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis released a statement

Florida & Texas lead nation in tech job gains, surpassing California

Tech Job — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Indypendenz Tech workers continue to move far away from Silicon Valley as the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes labor markets, workplaces, and the industry, economy, and employers, analysts say. Net tech employment in both Florida and Texas grew twice as fast as it did in California last year.