Economy

Dean Ajay Samant Comments on Small Business Drivers

University of North Florida Business College Dean Ajay Samant sees four industries as “the drivers” for business growth in Jacksonville. Samant, dean of the UNF Coggin College of Business since July, told the Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville Monday that those four areas are: • Transportation and logistics • Medical services • Financial services • Military […]

CBS Poll: More Americans Unhappy at Work

No big surprise here. The CBS poll showed that only 45% of the workforce was satisfied with their jobs.In previous years there were many studies that discussed how bad it can be surviving a layoff as you are now doing all of the work those who are gone were responsible for. There is no extra […]

National Association of Business Economists Outlook: Recession Is Over, but a Muted Recovery to Follow

The Great Recession is over, according to NABE’s latest survey. The survey found that the vast majority of business economists believe that the recession has ended but that the economic recovery is likely to be more moderate than those typically experienced following steep declines. Here is a summary of the report. Some of the findings […]

Thriving in the New Jacksonville Economy

The Beaver Street Enterprise Center always has something interesting happening and this event could not be more timely. We have had dark days in the small business sector. If you want to hear from insiders how to cope and maybe even excel in 2009, this event is for you. You will hear from experts like […]