Love Your Local Window Stickers Now Available!
We are thrilled to announce that Love Your Local window stickers are now available to businesses!
These eye-catching stickers are more than just decorative pieces; they symbolize a shared love for the small business community! By proudly displaying your sticker, you can tell customers you are a locally-owned establishment that values their support. This sense of local pride fosters a strong bond between your business and the surrounding community—leading to increased customer loyalty and patronage!
The stickers were designed to mimic yard signs used in the past. Dimensions are 3 x 5.5 inches.
Learn How to Install Your Sticker
We partnered with Target Print & Mail to provide a video tutorial on installing the Love Your Local window stickers to ensure your business looks its' best!
Steady Private Sector Growth: Ten of the past 12 months have shown a month-to-month increase in private-sector employment.
Unemployment Rates Dropping: Tallahassee MSA’s December unemployment rate of 3.0% was down 0.2 points from November. December’s unemployment rate for Florida was 2.9% and 3.5% for the US.
Expanding Labor Force: Tallahassee MSA labor force in December 2023 was 3.5% higher than in December 2022.
Increasing Employment in the Tallahassee MSA: The December seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment for the Tallahassee MSA was 2.8% higher than in December 2022.
Leon Works, our annual expo connecting businesses with future talent, is back, and we want your business to be at the forefront of this transformative experience!
Why Leon Works?
Leon Works isn't your typical career fair—it's an immersive experience designed to bridge the gap between businesses and the next generation of professionals. Here's why your company should be a part of this dynamic event:
Tap into Emerging Talent: Engage with a diverse pool of over 700 students from Leon, Wakulla, and Gadsden counties eager to explore career opportunities in various industries.
- Showcase Your Brand: Boost your company's visibility and create lasting impressions by presenting the unique opportunities your organization offers.
Pipeline Building: Actively contribute to shaping the future workforce by connecting with students who are not only ambitious but also bring fresh perspectives and innovative ideas.
- Community Impact: Demonstrate your commitment to community development by participating in an event that supports educational growth and professional empowerment.
Why Your Participation Matters
Your involvement in Leon Works goes beyond recruitment; it's an investment in the growth and prosperity of our community. You play a pivotal role in empowering the next generation of leaders by sharing insights, offering mentorship, and showcasing career pathways.
Don't Miss Out!
Be part of a transformative experience that benefits your company and enriches local youth's lives and aspirations. Secure your spot today and join us in shaping the future of our workforce!
April 12, 2024
9:00 am — 1:00 pm
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
505 West Pensacola Street Tallahassee, FL 32301
We look forward to welcoming you at Leon Works 2024—an event where connections are made, opportunities are discovered, and futures are shaped!
Director Bowers Presents to Capital Conservatives
Capital Conservatives gained valuable insights into Tallahassee's economic trajectory thanks to OEV Director Keith Bowers. He shared vital insights into our community's economic trajectory and, most notably, how we move the needle strategically.
Thank you to everyone who came out! Check out the presentation below if you missed it!
State of the States 2024:
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Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
from Our Partners
Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery
The Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program provides workforce training in construction trades to support hurricane recovery activities, particularly repair and rebuilding of damaged homes and businesses. The program also provides job search and job placement assistance to support training graduates in obtaining employment.
Get Certified in as Little as 8 Weeks at TCC!
Tallahassee Community College (TCC) has partnered with FloridaCommerce to provide free training as part of the Rebuild Florida Workforce Recovery Training Program. TCC currently offers two highly sought-after industry certifications, tuition-free: Construction Technologies and Drone Technology. Students are provided with career placement assistance upon completion.
10th Annual Power Forward Speaker Series
Join us for an unforgettable experience at the 10th Annual Power Forward Speaker Series on January 30, 2024, 3:30 pm at the Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Ignite your passion for success!
Read Past Issues of the OEV Newsletter Online!
Delve into past issues of the OEV Newsletter to catch up on updates, insights, economic development initiatives, programs, and opportunities in Tallahassee-Leon County!
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