Connecting Employers with Hiring Resources

The UpSkill Osceola project works to strengthen the region’s talent pipeline and increase career pathways for the region’s semiconductor workforce through initiatives that help employers connect and expand their hiring practice.

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Preparing the Region for the Future of Work

UpSkill Osceola is a regional, skills-based talent strategy driving a pathway to Broad-based Prosperity®. UpSkill Osceola works to create upward mobility opportunities by working with local employers and educators together to create skills-based career pathways designed to support the semiconductor industry.


Semiconductor Manufacturing in Orlando

The Semiconductor Manufacturing in Orlando whitepaper series is a deep dive into the workforce needs of the semiconductor manufacturing industry in Orlando.

Part I is a primer explaining the global supply chain and industry in Orlando for people not familiar with semiconductor manufacturing.

Part II identifies multiple occupations that have a high level of skill overlap with jobs in the industry and identifies which skills would need to be developed before someone could move into a semiconductor manufacturing role.

Part III of the series maps the semiconductor manufacturing education ecosystem developing in Orlando. The report captures insights from educators across the region, ranging from the K-12 to the university level, and describes the new programs being built in Orlando that will support the semiconductor manufacturing industry’s quest for talented workers.

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UpSkill Osceola: 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 and semiconductor manufacturing job postings and identify other occupations with a high skill overlap.

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

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Investing in Semiconductor Manufacturing Reshoring

Discover other resources in support of a growing, internationally recognize semiconductor manufacturing cluster right here in the Orlando Region.

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Connect With Us

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

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Tammy Humphrey

Senior Director, Talent Development

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