Florida has record number of job openings

Reporter: Andrea Guerrero
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Florida has a record number of job openings. (CREDIT: WINK News)

Florida has more jobs looking for people than people looking for jobs especially because the Sunshine State is expected to have the tenth largest economy in the world by 2030.

The Florida Chamber of Commerce did a study to take a look at the skills gap versus opportunities in the workforce.

What they were really looking at is what skills Floridians need to secure that job they want and then move to a higher-paying job.

“What are the entry opportunities for people that maybe don’t have a college degree, that have a certification or maybe even just a high school degree or associates degree,” said Jerry Parrish, chief economist with the Florida Chamber Foundation. “It really is thorough to look at those skills that will be in demand compared to the supply that’s going to be out there.”

The study found sales, consumer services jobs, business and finance jobs and roles in healthcare are the most in need of employees at this time in our area.

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