CAUCUS: Higher Education

A Guide to Higher Education


By 2030, Florida will need to create 2 million net new jobs.2 At the same time, rapid innovation technology will drive increased automation, globalization, digitization, and advances in machine learning.

While these shifts are already well underway, by 2030 these and other disruptive technologies will lead to the development of new jobs and a shift in the skills and competencies required for existing jobs within the state’s economy. Though many of the jobs Floridians will hold in 2030 have not yet emerged, Florida has a strategic opportunity to prepare for these shifts by leveraging its many assets and changing demographics to make decisions that will have generational benefits and create economic opportunity for millions of Floridians.

The Florida Chamber Foundation released Florida Jobs 2030, a report that analyzes projected shifts in Florida’s labor market and the changing skills required for 21st-century jobs. To review the report, click here.


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