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.
Strengthening Our Talent Pipeline
Access to Resources to Retain Talent
Connect with Local Leaders
preparing the region for the future of work
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.
Get the report here.
talent acquisition leaders in the region
What Is the Recruiters Roundtable?
As part of the Orlando Economic Partnership’s UpSkill Orlando strategy, the organization convenes a bi-monthly roundtable of human resources executives and recruiters to discuss challenges and opportunities to enhance the region’s workforce.
workforce recruitment and retention
Welcome in Orlando Website
With feedback from the Recruiters Roundtable, the Partnership launched WelcomeInOrlando.org, a website dedicated to showing why Orlando is a great place to live, work, learn and play.
talent focused programming
Investing in Orlando’s Talent
The Orlando Regional Chamber and the Foundation for Orlando’s Future, core components of the Partnership, activate crucial talent development programs that work to build and enhance the region’s talent pipeline.
Multi-week immersion that provides the opportunity to explore the Central Florida region while building lasting relationships.
YP:NEXT (formerly YPAC)
Bi-monthly meetings, engaging over 180 young professionals through professional development, networking opportunities and access to key community leaders.
iGRO Talent Retention Program
Two-month program designed to retain our business community’s summer interns and new hires by showcasing all Orlando has to offer as a community.
Connect With Us
Reach out to for more information on talent initiatives, please reach out to Orlando Economic Partnership Senior Director of Regional Talent Initiatives Danielle Permenter.
Vice President, Talent & Community Development