Regional Talent

JAX is the place where talent thrives. We have a diverse workforce aligned to fit your current and future needs, with colleges and universities preparing the next generation of talent.

The Jacksonville region is the 5th fastest-growing market in America and is the #12 best city for young professionals.

Couple that with a strong talent pipeline consisting of thousands of graduates from more than a dozen major colleges and universities, and it’s easy to see why companies are choosing the Jacksonville market to grow. Our median age is equal to that of the nation overall and our current working-age population is 837,000+ people.

Tina Wirth

Tina Wirth

VP, Workforce Development

(904) 366-6651

Education

Home to Higher Education Institutions and Top-Rated Schools

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Workforce

#7 Best Place for Job Seekers - Money Magazine

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Partnerships

Regional Collaboration Focused on Target Industry Sectors

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Recent Success Stories

Adecco Group North America

Adecco Group North America, the nation's leading provider of workforce and recruitment solutions, announced last month it plans to move its corporate headquarters from New York to Jacksonville, bringing with it 185 high-wage jobs. The company plans to invest $3.4 million in the local economy as a result of this relocation.

Advanced Disposal

In 2012, Advanced Disposal Services, Inc., an integrated environmental services company, worked in conjunction with JAXUSA while considering Northeast Florida in its search for a new headquarters to house its expanding company and new staff.

Amazon

Amazon.com, an eCommerce retailer, announced plans for a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville.

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