(Courtesy of CNBC) The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell to more than a 49-year low last week. The drop likely overstated the health of the labor market as claims for several states including California were estimated. The partial shutdown of the federal government so far appears to be having a limited … Continue reading US weekly jobless claims fall to the lowest level since 1969
(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Jacksonville has been named among the 15 best cities in the U.S. to find tech talent in a report by Forrester Research Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR), a national market research firm. Forrester divided its list of the top 15 tech cities into three categories: elite tech talent markets, value tech talent … Continue reading Jacksonville ranks among top 15 tech talent markets
(Courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) One Call, a national provider of health care solutions for the workers’ compensation industry, has seen rapid growth in its RelayRIDE system and is now expanding it into new markets. Almost 170 medical care providers now use RelayRIDE to get patients to appointments at nearly 5,000 non-emergency medical facilities. RelayRIDE … Continue reading One Call’s ride service hits milestones, sees new opportunities
(courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) When Infosys, a big Indian technology outsourcing company, opened a new office in Indianapolis this year, executives hailed it as a step along a new path. Infosys built itself into a global giant by running the digital engine rooms of U.S. corporations with armies of engineers in India. But the … Continue reading Infosys built its global machine with Indian workers. Can it adjust to Trump’s ‘Hire American’?
(Courtesy of Jax Biz Journal) Web.com Group Inc. (Nasdaq: WEB) shareholders agreed Wednesday to sell the Jacksonville-based web services and marketing company to an affiliate of Siris Capital Group LLC for $2.24 billion, or $28 per share. After being traded on the Nasdaq Capital Market since 2005, Web.com will now be a wholly owned subsidiary. … Continue reading Web.com shareholders decide on $2.24 billion sale