Stories with 'jobs' tag

Video: Claps for Mr. Yap

People say Mr. Yap is crazy. But ask him, and he’ll tell you he’s just “crazy happy.” George Yap migrated from Jamaica to Miami in 1976 with $50 in his pocket. With the help of family and friends, he founded Leasa Industries in 1977 inside a dilapidated warehouse in Liberty City. Today, his company is […]

/ February 13, 2019

What job hunting in South Florida’s tech scene is really like

South Florida’s tech scene is growing fast — but not fast enough, or in not the right ways, for many local jobseekers.

/ October 16, 2017

Here’s how to remake your career with code

Four Wyncode grads talk about what brought them to the bootcamp, and what they’ve left with.

/ May 2, 2016

A data dive on Miami jobs

Where can you get some of that guap?

/ March 1, 2016

5 weird Florida jobs

There’s a lot of ways to make money out there in the world. But Florida definitely has some of the strangest.

/ December 21, 2015

Why 2015 will be a big year for Miami’s economy

Miami changed a lot by the numbers in 2014. We built more, hired more and paid more for housing and transit, but the big picture of our economy can be hard to follow. We asked Miami-Dade Chief Economist Dr. Robert Cruz for a few predictions about what’s ahead for Miami and our $115 billion economy. We also asked about Real Housewives and croquetas.

/ January 10, 2015