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  • Initial jobless claims drop back below 300,000

    Initial jobless claims drop back below 300,000
    Initial jobless claims declined more than expected last week, falling back below the 300,000 level that indicates a healthy labor market. About 283,000 people filed for first-time unemployment benefits, down from 304,000 the previous week, the Labor...
  • Job fair set for Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds, Sea Life aquarium

    Job fair set for Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds, Sea Life aquarium
    A three-day job fair has been scheduled by Merlin Entertainments for three upcoming attractions on International Drive: Orlando Eye, Madame Tussauds wax museum and the Sea Life aquarium. The event will be March 13-15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. ...
  • 5 reasons US economy is stronger than Q4 GDP suggests

    The U.S. economy grew at a modest annual rate of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, less than half the third quarter's torrid 5 percent rate and weaker than the government first reported. While the sharp slowdown seems troubling on the surface,...
  • Deloitte, Verizon hiring tightens local job market

    Deloitte, Verizon hiring tightens local job market
    Hiring for Deloitte and Verizon in the Heathrow area has tightened Orlando's job market for accounting and information-technology professionals. Deloitte's big hiring spree in Orlando has almost hit 500, or about halfway toward its original goal for its...
  • US economic growth in Q4 revised down to 2.2 percent

    The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling and a bigger trade deficit. The Commerce Department said Friday that the economy as measured by the gross domestic...
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 313,000

    Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 313,000
    More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications rose 31,000 to a seasonally adjusted 313,000, the most in six weeks....
  • Coming telemedicine boom to drive job opportunities in Florida

    Coming telemedicine boom to drive job opportunities in Florida
    A telemedicine boom is coming in Florida, and David Marsidi is getting his young company, Ezdoctor.com, in position. After opening in 2013 as an online service for patients to find physicians and schedule appointments, the Fort Lauderdale company, now...
  • Construction-job growth outpaces other sectors

    Construction has shown more robust job growth in Metro Orlando during the past year than any other area of employment, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. One of the region's hardest-hit industries during the housing crash and the Great...
  • Unemployment Is Down — But Are These Good Times?

    Unemployment Is Down — But Are These Good Times?
    As we enter 2015, headlines trumpet that the national unemployment rate has sunk to 5.6 percent. An impressive comeback for what had been a bleak situation since the Great Recession kicked off. It would appear that America is once again flush with good...
  • Manes: Finding work a tougher job than it used to be

    Manes: Finding work a tougher job than it used to be
    "I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated." – Al McGuire Tom Molnar contacted me after reading an article in the Post-...
  • Augustine panel sets agenda to bolster business in Md.

    Augustine panel sets agenda to bolster business in Md.
    Declaring that Maryland can no longer depend on the federal government for job growth, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norman R. Augustine presented state legislators Thursday with a list of steps they could take to improve its ability to compete for business....