The economy was a major focal point for the presidential race and has continued to be for the country as a whole. Recent numbers indicate that a slow but steady economic upturn are just around the corner. This past Sunday, the St. Petersburg Times and TBO.com shared several success stories of local Tampa Bay area businesses as well as possible business relocating to this region. Staying current with the local economy is a critical strategy in your search for a full-time job or internship. Local resources such as the newspapers, business journals and even on campus programming, can lead you right to the companies who are hiring despite everything you have heard in the media. Check out these great stories below.