NAVIGATION

August 24, 2016

CEO Sounding Board

Sounding Board: How hard is it to recruit workers with sufficient skills?

Florida CEOs answer the question.

Mike Vogel | 7/3/2012

Steve Santo

Aviation
Steve Santo
CEO - Avantair - Clearwater

"We're lucky because we're in aviation in Florida. There's a large unemployed aviation workforce. The larger airlines have closed facilities so we're able to get trained mechanics and pilots and staff. Where we run into trouble is the accountant and attorney level. We have some issues there. We recruit nationwide for those positions. We have 550 employees, more than two-thirds of them in the state of Florida. We're hiring two to four a month right now."


Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

A Tough Year for Dolphin Fishing
A Tough Year for Dolphin Fishing

South Florida anglers say this has been the worst year for catching dolphin that they can remember.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Which presidential candidate do you think will carry Florida on Nov. 8: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump?

  • Hillary Clinton
  • Donald Trump

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe