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HOW PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES ARE RESPONDING TO OUR EVER-CHANGING WORLD.

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ABOUT 'COMMUNITY COFFEE' ☕

Join us for our weekly tech community gathering (with coffee) for updates, best practices, and a way to connect with other local business leaders on what they are doing during this unprecedented time.

SPONSORED BY South Florida Business & Wealth

TOPIC OF DISCUSSION ☕

Technology employment in the United States has surpassed 12 million workers which accounts for about 10% of the nation's economy making the tech sector the third largest sector in the economy behind only manufacturing and government, according to CompTIA.

The last few years, Florida has consistently made the list of top states for tech employment. Software and web developers lead the Software and web developers dominate the majority of tech jobs across the country. As our tech ecosystem continues to grow, the demand for high-skilled works will increase and our ability to attract talent will be key.

Join us for a discussion on "Salaries In Tech" and how South Florida compares to other tech hubs across the country. We'll talk about degrees and certifications, experience and skills needed to land these roles, comparable salaries, benefits and company cultures, and finally the POV from the hiring manager with the budget.

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ABOUT OUR PARTNERS ☕

BocaJS group is here to represent the best that South Florida can bring to the world's best Language (Javascript). And any else web related as well! In addition to vanilla java script, we'll be looking at frameworks such as Node, AngularJS (1, 1.5 AND 2,4,5,6,.... 7 beta? ), Ember.js, jQuery, ReactJS and Ionic. Founded in September 2014 by Adam & Hector, and Run currently by Damian Montero and Jermbo Lawson this group continues to grow and thrive.

Boca Code knows that a successful career in coding starts with the best training. It's an immersive code academy where you learn the hard and soft skills you need for a successful career. Boca Code's students work on real projects to gain truly relevant experience and actual company names to put in their portfolios. Business partners receive quality-controlled development at affordable rates or in exchange for donations to our scholarship fund. Hiring Boca Code alumni is a no-brainer as they back their graduates with full support for 2 years.

REEF Technology transforms underutilized urban spaces into neighborhood hubs that connect people to locally curated goods, services, and experiences. With an ecosystem of 4,500 locations and a team of 15,000 people, REEF is the largest operator of mobility, logistics hubs, and neighborhood kitchens in the United States, Canada, and has a growing presence in Europe. Together we are leveraging the power of proximity™ to keep our communities moving forward in a sustainable and thoughtful way.

JM Family Enterprises is ranked No. 20 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies with an annual revenue of $17.7 billion. It is also consistently ranked by FORTUNE® as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Its diversified family of companies include: Southeast Toyota Distributors, JM&A Group, Southeast Toyota Finance and DataScan, both part of World Omni Financial Corp., JM Lexus, and Home Franchise Concepts. JM Family has major U.S. operations in Jacksonville and Margate, FL; Commerce and Alpharetta, GA; Mobile, AL; St. Louis, MO; and Irvine, CA. The company is headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Learn more at jmfamily.com.

BRING YOUR QUESTIONS/COMMENTS ☕

We would like to hear from you and how our members are responding and staying ahead of their business challenges during this time. We will be offering weekly updates with speakers who can help answer your most pressing questions.

We look forward to your participation!

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