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The Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants has 13 member executive recruiting firms employing over 40 executive recruiters, also known as headhunters, in Florida. These member firms have offices in Miami, Jupiter, Aventura, Tampa, Coral Gables and Ft. Lauderdale. Sales/Marketing, Information Technology, Financial Services, Manufacturing and advertising are the top sectors for senior executive recruitment in this state.

Executive Job Opportunities in Florida

Florida provides a favorable climate for executives seeking open positions; its low corporate income tax and lack of state income tax mean high business development and growth. Key industries represented in the Sunshine State include: Clean Energy, Information Technology (IT), Homeland Security and Defense, Professional Services, Life Sciences, Aviation and Aerospace and Financial Services.

Florida’s climate, cost of living, educational system, and arts and cultural attractions give the state an extremely high quality of life, making the area more desirable for executives seeking opportunities to relocate.

Executive job seekers should note that as of 2011, 16 Fortune 500 companies are headquartered in Florida, including:

  • Publix Supermarkets
  • TechData
  • World Fuel Services
  • NextEra Energy
  • Jabil Circuit
  • AutoNation
  • Office Depot
  • CSX
  • Winn-Dixie Stores

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