Businesses such as Transcend Media in Greenacres are contributing to the trajectory of Florida employment, which is improving at a faster rate than the national average.
Statewide the unemployment rate ticked down 0.1 points to 7.1 percent in May, the state Department of Economic Opportunity reported Friday.
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Job creation in May
Florida figures show improvement in services industries
Total nonfarm workers DOWN 6,200
Construction DOWN 7,500
Manufacturing UP 200
Wholesale trade DOWN 500
Retail trade UP 200
Information UP 1,000
Finance and insurance DOWN 3,200
Professional and business services UP 5,400
Health care and social assistance UP 2,500
Leisure and hospitality DOWN 2,400
Source: Department of Economic Opportunity, seasonal adjusted figures