CAREERSOURCE CAPITAL REGION DEBUTS INDUSTRY SECTOR ROUNDS

Opportunity for Health Care Businesses to Discuss Talent Challenges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – CareerSource Capital Region invites local businesses, education, economic and workforce development professionals to attend the first Health Care Industry Sector Round Session on September 6, 2018.

CareerSource Capital Region’s sector round discussions offer a vibrant setting where industry intelligence, trends, issues, best practices, and talent needs are shared.  This, in turn, will help create viable solutions for both current and future regional workforce challenges in specific industries.

Health Care Sector Round
September 6,, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Florida State Turnbull Conference Center
555 W. Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32304

Registered Nurse remains number one in the top five advertised occupations in the Capital Region. According to Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity, of the top ten fastest-growing occupations in the area, eight are in the health care sector:  Physical Therapist Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Cardiovascular Techs, Medical Assistants, Physical Therapists, Phlebotomists, Occupational Therapists, and Clinical/Counseling/School Psychologists. 

“The goal of the health care sector round is to collaboratively develop talent solutions for this industry,” said Kara Palmer Smith, Senior Director at CareerSource Capital Region. “The Health Care Sector Round is our first featured industry sector, and we are eager to bring health care businesses, educational partners and economic development leaders together to create business-driven strategies and solutions.”

CareerSource Capital Region already has two industry sector round sessions scheduled for other in-demand occupations: 

Manufacturing & Construction Sector Round
October 30, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Information Technology & Professional Services Sector Round
November 8, 2018, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To request more information or to register for the sessions email [email protected] or call (850) 617- 4605.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

August 31, 2018

PRESS CONTACT:

Selena Coles
Office (850) 617-4554, Cell (850) 508-1698

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About CareerSource Capital Region

CareerSource Capital Region connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Solutions for career seekers include one-on-one career advising, interviewing and resume-writing assistance, employment workshops, and labor market information. Solutions for employers include recruitment assistance, skills assessments for applicants, customized training, and information on tax incentives. Employers and career seekers are matched through the Employ Florida Marketplace system. All solutions are provided at no cost. Programs funded through CareerSource Capital Region are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network.