Florida's unemployment rate dropped down to 9 percent in March - the lowest it's been since January of 2009.
According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the unemployment rate has dropped from 9.4 percent in February to an even 9 percent in March. This may not seem like much, but it's the largest month-to-month drop in the state since October of 1992.
This follows a nine-month run of unemployment rate percentage drops in the state of Florida, but we've still got progress to make it we want to meet or exceed the national unemployment rate of 8.2 percent for the month of March. With four months under the 10 percent mark, Florida is making its way to this point.
With national and locally-based companies expanding their reach into the Tampa jobs market, it seems like new opportunities arise every day for employment in the Tampa Bay area. Enlist the help of one of the great job recruiters in Tampa and be on your way to an optimal career today.
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