Workforce Development

Florida Chamber Foundation’s New Pensacola Metro Skills Report Identifies and Evaluates Workforce Skills Gaps in the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent MSA, where 40,223 Net New Jobs Need to be Created by 2030

As Florida’s economy continues to grow and diversify, talent is key. Florida currently has more jobs looking for people than…

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Florida Chamber Foundation’s New Lakeland Metro Skills Report Identifies and Evaluates Workforce Skills Gaps in the Lakeland-Winter Haven MSA, where 86,771 Net New Jobs Need to be Created by 2030

As Florida’s economy continues to grow and diversify, talent is key. Florida currently has more jobs looking for people than…

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Florida’s economy grows to 15th largest in the world, up from 17th

New data shows that today Florida, if it were an independent country, would be the 15th largest economy in the…

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Florida Chamber Foundation’s New Jacksonville Metro Skills Report Identifies and Evaluates Workforce Skills Gaps in the Jacksonville Metro Market

TALLAHASSEE, FL (July 14, 2021)— As Florida’s economy continues to grow and diversify, talent is key. Florida currently has more…

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New Florida Chamber Foundation Research Project Unveils First-of-its-Kind Workforce Needs Study and Skills Gap Analysis

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 29, 2021)— As the Florida Chamber Foundation works to achieve the goals outlined in its Florida 2030…

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Florida Chamber Foundation adds Under 12-Year-Old Population Poverty Rates by Zip Code to www.TheFloridaGapMap.org

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (June 16, 2021)– The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Florida Gap Map now takes America’s first detailed look at childhood…

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A Return to “Normal” Requires a Return to Work

Florida is the best place in America for people who want to work and pursue opportunity. But, we need all…

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Florida Chamber Healthcare Partnership Survey

Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees is seeking your input on the CDC’s newest guidelines regarding masks and cloth coverings to…

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Small Business Loan Survey

There are several loan programs to help small businesses stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Senator Marco Rubio worked extensively…

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Are the Kids in Your County Ready for Kindergarten?

Are Florida’s Kindergartners Ready for the Future? On February 17, the Florida Department of Education released the Kindergarten Readiness Screener…

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Florida Workforce 2030 Shows Changing Landscape of the ‘World of Work’ Requires New Skills

92% of Industry Leaders Poised to Hire, Yet 81% Concerned About Lack of Employability Skills TALLAHASSEE, FL (February 13, 2020)…

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Survey Says…Workforce Quality Still Keeping Job Creators Up at Night

DOWNLOAD SURVEY RESULTS JOIN SMALL BUSINESS COUNCIL Even though Florida is outpacing the national average is jobs created, survey results…

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Florida Chamber Releases 2020 Jobs Agenda

FLORIDA CHAMBER’S 2020 JOBS AGENDA Keeping Florida’s Momentum Going and Predicting 200,000 New Jobs in 2020 “Making Florida more competitive…

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Florida Chamber Bottom Line: Florida Polytechnic’s President Dr. Randy Avent

On the latest edition of the Florida Chamber’s Bottom Line, Florida Polytechnic’s President Dr. Randy Avent, explains how the university…

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Florida’s Small Businesses Point to Workforce Quality as Top Concern Keeping Them Up at Night

Despite Concern, Job Creators Anticipate Higher Sales FOURTH QUARTER SMALL BUSINESS INDEX SURVEY TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (October 22, 2019) — Even…

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