Chamber offers solutions for Jacksonville’s IT labor shortage

(courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) Florida needs to fill more than 22,500 IT positions this year. It would take Florida's colleges nine years to meet that demand, based on the current graduation rates of Florida's computer science degree programs. "The problem is the demand," Dale Johnston, senior vice president and chief information officer of Regency … Continue reading Chamber offers solutions for Jacksonville’s IT labor shortage

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Closing the Doorway: How regulatory changes are impacting Jacksonville’s high-tech workforce

(courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal) When Jacksonville-based immigration attorney Ashwin Sharma started working with people looking for H-1B visas a decade ago, the process was simple. Although there were caps on the number of people who could get the visas, the application was little more than a few pieces of paper and a fee. That’s … Continue reading Closing the Doorway: How regulatory changes are impacting Jacksonville’s high-tech workforce