Did You Know Florida Has One of the Top Job Growth Rates in the Nation?
By: Tracey Lowe
According to recent Bureau of Labor & Statistics data, Florida’s year over job growth rate of 3.0 percent was the fastest growth rate in the nation among the 10 largest states. Florida beat out California, Texas, New York and the national average of 2.0 percent, which is a good indicator of economic growth.
With 27 other states experiencing job losses for the month, Florida’s focus on job creation, regulatory reform and business climate continues to be a model for economic recovery. But with an estimated 2 million additional jobs needed by 2030, how will Florida maintain positive job growth to meet the workforce demand of the future?
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