The Florida Consortium: Fueling Our State

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Florida Jobs 2030: New Report Discusses Skills Needed for Future Jobs

Florida Jobs 2030 highlights projected shifts in Florida’s labor market along with the changing landscape of skills required for 21st-century jobs.  The report also provides recommendations for policymakers, educators, and Florida’s business community which include:   Deepen and expand cross-sector collaboration, Foster opportunities for targeted skills development that is responsive to economic shifts, Improve statewide......Read More

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Florida Earns a C, in Annual Education Week Report

Education Week recently released its annual Quality Counts report.  The report takes a look into each state’s performance in public education.  Florida finished 29th among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, with an overall score of 72.5 out of 100 points and a grade of C in the 2017 report.  The sunshine state received a......Read More

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Gig Economy Gen: Evolution of the workplace awaiting Generation Z

Guest Contributor:  Lynn Chisholm, Director of Internships and Career Readiness, University of South Florida   Robin, has a website for her contracted artwork and also runs a thriving lunch-counter business. As if that didn’t fill the college graduate’s 7-day work-week, she also has a part-time job doing food and wine demos at a large box store......Read More