Monday, March 30, 2020

Orlando’s tech employment increases 4.5% – twice the national average

The Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford metro area added 3,952 tech jobs between 2017 and 2018 , a 4.5% increase in net tech employment, according to a new report, Cyberstates 2019, the definitive...

Orlando tech firm makes room for new workers, still shy of 2014 expected growth

small Orlando tech company has plans to bring its workforce to 40 people through a series of upcoming hires, marking the second time in roughly four years that it...

Thousands of NASA contractors still without pay after 5-week shutdown. Will Congress step in?

For the first time in 29 years, and when it mattered most, Dan Faden wasn’t paid after a government shutdown. For five weeks beginning Dec. 22...

‘We’re dying out here’: Will film production ever return to Florida? A new bill...

State Sen. Linda Stewart wants to bring back incentives for film and TV production in Florida – and she wants to use tourist tax money to do it.

Lockheed Martin hiring spree adds 1,000 jobs and boosts work for subcontractors

Frank St. John has a good problem on his hands at Lockheed Martin’s Orlando campus. As the defense giant quickly grows its workforce here – having added...

Looking for a job? Hiring — and perks — are at local small businesses

If you are looking for a job in South Florida, your options may be growing. And they may even come with perks. Four out of every 10 Miami metro area entrepreneurs plan...

Embraer, Deloitte, Fiserv, more hiring nearly 200 local tech workers

More tech job opportunities are popping up in Central Florida and it's not just defense giants and rocket companies hiring, either. Financial tech firms, an audit giant, small software firms, aircraft makers...

Orlando makes its pitch for Amazon headquarters

Orlando’s bid to lure Amazon’s second headquarters “hits on all of their criteria,” said Orlando Economic Partnership President and CEO Tim Giuliani. Honing a potential second-round pitch becomes the next task, with...

Amazon says HQ2 call drew 238 bids from across North America

Amazon.com said its call for second headquarters proposals received 238 bids from cities and regions in 54 states and provinces across North America. The Seattle-based internet retailer and cloud computing giant launched...

Here’s an economic analysis of Amazon’s HQ2 in Orlando

The bid to lure Amazon Inc.'s second headquarters here has been sent off, and now as the region waits to hear back from the e-commerce giant, the projections show that if...
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