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Florida Department of Economic Opportunity
Florida welcomes your business and has made significant strides over the past few years to make the Sunshine State as business friendly as possible. Under the leadership of Gov. Rick Scott, we’ve combined our community, workforce and economic development entities under one roof, now known as the Department of Economic Opportunity.
DEO works with our public-private partners at Enterprise Florida and Workforce Florida to provide access to the information and world-class service that employers need when making decisions on the future of their businesses. It’s our goal for Florida to be the world’s choice for business and industry, and to increase the state’s global competitiveness as a destination for business, capital, talent, innovation and entrepreneurship.
So, whether you are launching a brand new business, expanding an existing one or relocating operations from another state, Florida has the business-friendly climate, resources and workforce you need to be successful.
The Department of Economic Opportunity’s mission is to promote economic prosperity through successful workforce, community and economic development strategies.
Workforce Florida Inc.
Chris Hart IV
President and CEO
Harris Corporation. Mindtree. Parametric Solutions. Digital Risk. Metromont Corporation. These are just a few of Florida’s job creators investing in their future by investing in training their employees to build their competitive edge. It’s an investment we believe in too.
We are proud that Florida’s highly qualified and diverse workforce is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s best. From entry-level to executive talent, Workforce Florida Inc. and our talent development partners are focused on distinguishing Florida as the state that delivers the right skills at the right time for the right industries.
Florida’s employment and training services and resources for business are employer driven to meet the needs of companies of all sizes, both today and tomorrow. Our state is home to world-class colleges and universities and a K-12 education system ranked among the best in the country for efficiency, affordability and academic achievement.
And we are not done yet. Under Gov. Rick Scott’s leadership, Florida’s economic development, workforce and education partners are driven to make Florida the No. 1 destination to start, sustain or grow your business. We want talent to be your and Florida’s key competitive advantage.
When deciding your next move, consider the talent you need to succeed and head for the sunshine. Grow your business in Florida.
Workforce Florida and the state’s 24 Regional Workforce Boards are driven by the real-time needs of Florida’s businesses.
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