The Agency for Workforce Innovation released their unemployment figures for Florida and the Tampa Bay Area posted the best figures seen in 18 months. The percentage of unemployed is down nearly a point from a year ago.
According to a CNNMoney analysis of a Labor Department report, Temporary Help has “recovered the most lost jobs.” Many economists say the growth of Temporary Help is a good sign for everyone since this usually forecasts growth in permanent positions.
Sales jobs lead the top four types of positions open in Tampa. According to data compiled by the Hiregy team from a variety of local job boards, Tampa employers are adding more sales-related jobs than any other category. This is good news and an indicator of improving confidence in the future growth of our local economy.