South Floridians still stuck in the unemployment line may be in luck. New national data shows that people have higher likelihood of being hired within the Sunshine State.
A day after national unemployment claims declined, the state of Florida reported a stagnating job market.
A new Target store will soon open its doors in South Florida and they are looking to hire employees to staff it at a job fair in Miami this week.
It’s time to head to a bar, grab a drink and look for a – job. Forget the usual stuffy job fairs or having to fax a resume to a potential employer, these days a person can hit the bar scene and the job market all at the same time.
After a day that saw Wall Street hit record highs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics threw some cold water on the nation’s economy with an average unemployment report for the month of July.
Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in May 2013 which was the lowest rate seen since September 2008. Overall, unemployment dropped 0.1 percent in the last month according to the seasonally adjusted numbers.
Miami’s job rate has gone up at 1.5 percent since last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But if you are still on the search for a job it may be time to spruce up that resume.
The U.S. economy continued to plug along at a depressed rate in May adding 175,000 jobs, in line with what analysts had expected. However, the unemployment rate ticked up 0.1 percent in May to 7.6 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The latest jobs numbers gives hope to workers, employers, and the government that the Great Recession and jobs crisis may be slowly starting to retreat permanently.
Floridians got an early Christmas present on the state’s unemployment report released Friday. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent in November.