Thursday, June 20, 2019

Economist: ‘It’s getting harder … to create jobs’ in Florida

Jobs aren’t cropping up in Florida quite like they used to, and with public-private partnerships on the chopping block, the tide is unlikely to turn any time soon. That was the message...

Want a job with the media tech firm moving into Creative Village? Here’s 3...

A Nashville-based company that is planning to relocate to Orlando and eventually become an anchor tenant at downtown's Creative Village — a $1 billion mixed-use development that also will be home...

South Florida’s IT sector continues to battle high turnover rates, survey shows

A majority of South Florida’s information technology workers see their industry as stagnant and would consider ditching their jobs for a position out of state, an annual survey of more than...

Most tech employees would leave state for better job, survey shows

Nearly 60 percent of tech employees would consider moving out of state because of a limited job market, an annual survey of more than 1,300 tech professionals in South Florida revealed. At...

Digital studio gets $1.25M incentive deal for move to Orlando

Arrow Sky Media, a digital media studio that works on animated film and live production projects, has secured $1.25 million in incentives to move its headquarters and dozens of tech and...

Nearly 60 percent of South Florida tech workers say they would leave state for...

Employers beware: 91 percent of tech workers in South Florida say they would leave their employer for a better opportunity, in an annual survey of more than 1,300 tech professionals by...

Here’s what Florida High Tech Corridor may do to increase talent awareness

When DiSTI Corp. won three military contracts totaling $10.6 million in December, the team had to scramble to hire 15 people — mostly software engineers — to meet the demand. And the...

3 questions with Lockheed Martin exec about tech talent in Central Florida

If anyone knows about the importance of having a strong future-workforce pool, it's Lockheed Martin Corp. The company, which has more than 7,000 employees in Central Florida, relies on the graduates Florida universities are...

EA: Central Florida could use 2nd major video game firm

Central Florida’s video-game community could use another major studio to augment a growing number of smaller companies, Electronic Arts’ Maitland-based chief operating officer Daryl Holt said Monday. It would create healthy competition that...

Proposed computer coding bill may open door to future workforce

Florida lawmakers are considering a bill that would give grade school students the chance to choose computer coding as a foreign language as opposed to other languages such as Spanish or...
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