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.
“Top Recruiter: The Competition”, a reality show based in Miami, has its finger on the pulse of Miami’s struggles: joblessness.
LinkedIn, the leading jobs network, has a new competitor: Facebook.
Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, which is run by Bechtel Power Corp., will be the site of 277 layoffs.
ATI Career Training Centers notified Florida officials Thursday that it plans to lay off 178 employees across South Florida.
Florida was a proud exception to a nationwide job cutting trend in October.