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The Secret to Combating Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment has been a long-time concern for various countries, Canada included. According to Trading Economics, Canadian youth unemployment has never exceeded 20.7%, but once More...

BDB Announces CEL Aerospace has Opened an Office in Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, and Jupiter, Florida. – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce that CEL Aerospace has opened More...

Business Development A Never-Ending Job

The city of Boca Raton woke up to the news that a third company, headquartered here, is in merger talks that could impact the venue More...

60 New Jobs Being Created at RADISE International in Palm Beach County

Governor Rick Scott announced that RADISE International, a Florida based small business that provides engineering and IT services, will expand its operations in Palm Beach More...

BDB Announces 225 New Jobs for Belle Glade

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Enterprise Florida, Palm Beach County, and the City of Belle Glade, announced that More...

CNBC Article about Palm Beach County’s Attractiveness to Financial Services Companies

The pitch for running a hedge fund from Miami or Palm Beach is hard to ignore, especially after another brutal Northeastern winter. Taxes are low, More...

Map: The most common* job in every state

Can you guess what the most common job was in Oklahoma in 1978? How about 2014? Would you have every guessed that primary school teachers More...

It’s time to dispel myths about the Labour Force Survey

Media and news coverage is a finicky business and has the ability to persuade or change the attitude of viewers very easily, including worrying viewers More...

2014 A ‘Turnaround Year’ for Palm Beach County Ending with the Lowest Unemployment Rate in 7 Years

West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 23, 2015) – 2014 was a turnaround year for employment in Palm Beach County – there were more employed county More...

Area Teacher One of Nine in STate to get Governor’s Award

Alicia Foy was recently held up as a shining example of what every teacher should be. She was one of nine teachers in Florida to More...

The manufacturing footprint and the importance of U.S. manufacturing jobs

‘While U.S. manufacturing has been hit hard by nearly two decades of policy failures that have damaged its international competitiveness, it remains a vital part More...

Canada lost 4,300 jobs in December

Canada’s job market limped to a lacklustre close in December while the U.S. labour market continued to gallop ahead. The diverging labour market reports sent More...