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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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 Orlando Economic Partnership Vice President of Talent & Community Development Danielle Permenter.

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Danielle Permenter

Vice President, Talent & Community Development

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