Labor / Workforce
Our Workforce: A reliable, skilled workforce is critical for any expanding or relocating business. Equally essential is a continued pipeline of future employees. Based on a report by Boyette Strategic Advisors, Flagler County has the highest growth rate (14.4%) within the Millennial and GenZ generational categories in the region, which is also greater than the State andNational rates.
CareerSource Flagler/Volusia conducted an employee database search of the immediate area and learned that there are hundreds of regional jobseekers currently online with CareerSource skills applicable to our key industrys. Finally, Flagler County’s average annual salary and the Northeast Florida target sector average wage are extremely competitive.
Our charge is to provide a workforce that is able to keep up with rapidly changing technology in order to stay competitive in today’s global marketplace. Therefore, Flagler County has developed relationships with local businesses, educational institutions, workforce boards and manufacturing associations to develop professional training programs. These relationships create custom programs for your employees’ professional growth and development.
Custom Training Programs—Flagler County boasts excellent technical employee training programs. For example, Daytona State College offers certificates and degrees in a number of technical, business and finance programs. Additionally, the college staff is experienced at creating a customized course curriculum to fit your company’s needs.
Customized Workforce Digital Recruitment: Flagler County offers our businesses the opportunity to brand their own microsite on YouCanInFlaglerCounty.com, the area’s most comprehensive workforce recruitment website. This strategic resource, targeted at Millennial and Gen-X professionals, is designed to uniquely meet the recruiting and hiring needs of companies relocating to Flagler County.
Commuter Accessibility: Company officers and employees will benefit from the ease of access to major highways, the local executive airport and nearby international airports. Our newly renovated Executive Airport provides two 5,500 foot runways, a 3,000 ft water runway, two heliports and an industrial park. International airports include Daytona International, Jacksonville and Orlando International Airports, all with convenient national and international flights.
Quality of Life: Flagler County offers easy access to all of the metropolitan advantages without the typical day-to-day urban headaches. Every community promises a great quality of life; we deliver. Learn more about living the Flagler County lifestyle HERE!