Orlando Job Market

  • Largest Job Fair in Florida - 11/18 at Amway Center - Tips and Info
    Looking for a new job?  Next Friday (11/18/2016) at the AMWAY Center, OrlandoJobs.com presents the 8th Annual Florida Blue Florida Classic Career Expo & Diversity Job Fair. 
  • To complete the I4 improvement project, managers are hiring 700 new workers between now and the end of 2017.
  • We just released the 2016 Central Florida Employment Survey. This year we talked to 139 companies about current and future needs, challenges in hiring, social media hiring and cost per hire. All the results can be downloaded with this link.
  • The eatery closed last year to undergo an extensive refurbishment and is now ready to reopen and show off its transformation in the fall.
  • Now through the end of November, you can search through hundreds of full-time and part-time jobs in customer service, retail, hospitality, administration, accounting, sales, housekeeping and more.
  • Orlando has embraced the co-working phenomenon and has several dynamic spaces available to entrepreneurs and remote workers.
  • Some changes to the FSLA are set to go into effect Dec. 1. Basically, the changes redefine which workers are exempt from overtime pay.
  • For many years, the Florida higher education system has been unable to offer degrees in the rapidly expanding field of genetic counseling, leaving it the largest state in the nation without such programs.
  • Over the next six months, payroll giant ADP will be bringing 500 jobs to their new regional headquarters in Orlando. In the next year, they plan on hiring an additional 1,100 employees, signaling significant growth in the region.
  • The pet industry is one of the fastest growing areas in the United States. In Orlando, pet-focused businesses are booming.
  • 70 percent of blind adults are unemployed. In Florida, where nearly 500,000 people are legally blind, that is a significant amount of the population out of work.
  • If you use them strategically and have the right expectations going in, you can build your network, find out more about a potential employer and make a strong impression.
  • Companies based in the Orlando area are building simulation and training equipment and systems for the defense, medical, education and entertainment sectors. However, while demand is high for employees in this area, many employers are having difficulty finding qualified candidates.
  • With many parks building new attractions and numerous hotel projects in play, Orlando will see a rise in the hospitality industry within the next two years.
  • Throughout the month of May, OrlandoJobs.com will be hosting an Online Hospitality Career Fair, bringing you over 650 jobs in and around the Orlando area.
  • The total number of jobs in Central Florida’s Professional and Business Services sector has hit a record milestone, and the forecast for all sectors through the rest of 2016 is for strong, continued growth, according to a report out today from OrlandoJobs.com. 
  • It’s hard to believe that almost two million people live in the Orlando MSA. Not only that, Orlando is the second to only Naples for population growth. Jobs are at the heart of these moves. Many move to Central Florida thinking we have tons of jobs and we spend all day on the beach. In realit...
  • Now that the job market is flooded with more part-time work than ever before, finding a full-time job has never been more difficult. And according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment report, nearly two in 10 U.S. workers are part-time—significantly higher than pre-recession l...
  • The Central Florida Employment Council (CFEC.org) had its annual employment outlook meeting this morning featuring Lisa Hancock from Manpower, Sean Snaith form the UCF Institute for Economic Competitiveness and Charlotte McDonald, HR Director at Holler Classic and past GOSHRM president.
  • Over 85 Employers, 6,000+ Jobs and Free Live Career Sessions