Florida Records Nearly 28,000 New Jobs Posted Online in January
Florida had 27,979 new jobs posted online in January, boosting the total of online help wanted notices in the state to 255,749, the governor’s office announced Thursday.
“With more than 255,000 job openings available in our state, it’s clear the decisions we’re making are helping employers feel more confident about the future of their businesses,” Gov. Rick Scott stated in a release.
According to the Help Wanted OnLine data series from The Conference Board, employers in Miami, Orlando, Tampa, and Jacksonville topped the online job demand.
Fields with the most jobs included: health care practitioners and technical occupations; sales and related occupations; office and administrative support occupations; and computer and mathematical occupations.
By comparison, online advertised vacancies bottomed out in April 2009, when 151,251 ads were up.