Jeff Harrington

Jeff Harrington

Jeff Harrington, Business Editor of the Tampa Bay Times and tampabay.com, has been an editor and reporter at the Times since 1998. A native Ohioan, Jeff graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a dual major in American Studies and French. He worked at the City News Bureau of Chicago, Toledo Blade and Cincinnati Enquirer before winding his way down Interstate 75 to the Tampa Bay area. He has received numerous awards for business and metro writing, including recognition by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and the Associated Press, among others. He was a past finalist and a winner of a Gerald Loeb award honoring the best business writing in the country and his work has been included in the Best Business Stories of the Year series.

Florida women inch toward closing pay gap, but still a long way to go

This April 8, 2014 file photo shows then-President Barack Obama signing executive actions aimed at closing a compensation gender gap that favors men. New data shows the gap has improved slightly in Florida. 
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Women are closing the wage gap with men in the Florida workforce.EverÖ soÖ slowly.Data released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows Florida women last year had...

Time is ticking to nominate your employer as a top workplace in Tampa Bay

Ringman Gene McQueen facilitates a car auction at Cox Automotive d.b.a. Mannheim, which ranked as one of the Top Workplaces in the midsize category in 2018. Want to nominate an employer for the 2019 list? The deadline is Nov. 16
[ALESSANDRA DA PRA   |   Times file]
Itís not too late.Weíre extending the deadline until Nov. 16 to nominate your employer as one of Tampa Bayís Top 100 Workplaces. This marks the tenth consecutive year that the...

Love your job? Hereís how to nominate your employer as a Tampa Bay Top Workplace

Ditek Corp CEO Bob McIntyre addressed his employees last year during a quarterly rewards luncheon. Ditek was among Tampa Bay Time's Top 100 Workplaces in 2018.
[LANCE ROTHSTEIN   |  Special to The Times]
Itís not easy to create an atmosphere where co-workers feel like family, are enthused about the job they do and relish the climate surrounding them. Itís even more special when the...