Loyal workers - Only one-fourth of those who are employed would be willing to change employment.
Those who are content with their job sited the following reasons as their primary reasons not wanting to change employment:
a good working relationship with current employer
age near retirement
of education levels and academic areas of emphasis. Over two-thirds, 71.1% of workforce is educated beyond high school.
Large labor pool
Businesses have the ability to take advantage of a variety of educational resources including professional development programs, associate degree options and access to bachelor degree programs from five local college and university resources.
- Local workforce is willing to commute average of 25 miles one way for the right opportunity.
Lee County EDG recognizes workforce development is critical for any industry's success.
To assist with this Lee County EDG has developed Grow Lee, an overreaching program that assists in the development of the local workforce starting at the elementary school level and going all the way through experienced workers. View a list of the programs by clicking the logo below.