Connecting Employers with Hiring Resources

The Foundation for Orlando’s Future works to strengthen the region’s talent pipeline and increase career pathways for the region’s workforce through initiatives that help employers connect and expand their hiring practices.

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    Connect with Local Leaders

preparing the region for the future of work

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Made possible through the generous support of JP Morgan Chase & Co., UpSkill Orlando is a regional, skills-based talent strategy driving a pathway to Broad-based Prosperity®. UpSkill Orlando works to create upward mobility opportunities by working with local employers and educators together to create skills-based career pathways.

In a special report series focused on talent, the Foundation covers how skills-based hiring can generate value for both employers and applicants, especially in today’s pandemic environment.

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UpSkill Orlando: Tech Skills Explorer

The dashboard below offers a new approach to recruiting tech talent. By focusing on the skills required of the job, instead of past degree or work requirements, this tool identifies occupations that match an employer’s needs based on skills, while highlighting upward mobility opportunities for Orlando residents. Company executives, human resource professionals, and hiring managers should use this tool to explore the skills and tasks necessary for their tech job postings and identify other occupations with a high skill overlap.

*Note: The dashboard works best in full screen on a desktop computer.

workforce recruitment and retention

Welcome in Orlando Website

With feedback from the Recruiters Roundtable, the Partnership launched, a website dedicated to showing why Orlando is a great place to live, work, learn and play.

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talent focused programming

Investing in Orlando’s Talent

The Foundation for Orlando’s Future, a core components of the Partnership, activates crucial talent development programs that work to build and enhance the region’s talent pipeline.

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Political Leadership Institute

A nonpartisan, regional initiative designed to prepare and strengthen the next generation of public leaders before they run for an office or seek an appointment to a government board or commission.

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All Women Empowered

An initiative with a purpose to amplify the stories of women-owned businesses, women leaders and women entrepreneurs in the region, as well as women’s successes, initiatives and programs


Connect With Us

Reach out to for more information on talent initiatives, please reach out to Tammy Humphrey, Senior Director of Talent Development.

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Tammy Humphrey

Senior Director, Talent Development

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