TALENT INNOVATION SUMMIT ANNOUNCED FOR NOVEMBER 1ST

Businesses in the Capital Region Invited to Learn About Data-Driven Talent and Recruitment Strategies 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla- CareerSource Capital Region, along with its Board of Directors, is pleased to invite business and community leaders in the Capital Region to the Talent Innovation Summit.

November 1, 2017
8:30am to 1:30pm

Florida State University
Turnbull Conference Center
555 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306

The Talent Innovation Summit will feature nationally recognized talent and workforce speakers as well as four breakout sessions during which attendees will discuss challenges and strategies for success in the Capital Region. During the Keynote, Edward Gordon, Ph.D., President of Imperial Consulting Corporation and a noted author in the workforce and education arena, will identify the trends and the challenges of the talent pipeline. Ron Painter, President and CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards will also provide attendees with information about national workforce and education issues and the efforts underway for these systems to continue to serve the needs of businesses. Breakout sessions featuring discussions on relevant talent and training challenges will follow, after which a representative from each group will present findings during a final wrap-up session.


“This event demonstrates our continued commitment to facilitating dialogue around the talent shortage in the Capital Region,” said Jim McShane, Chief Executive Officer of CareerSource Capital Region. “The Talent Innovation Summit will bring businesses, education partners, economic development organizations, and workforce development partners together to discuss issues and solutions for the workforce issues facing our region.”

To view a full agenda and register for the event, businesses can visit www.careersourcecapitalregion.com.

CareerSource Capital Region would like to thank the Big Bend Minority Chamber, CareerSource Florida, Inspired Technologies, Keiser University, SunTrust Bank, and Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union for supporting this event as Platinum Event Sponsors.

CareerSource Capital Region would also like to thank Tallahassee Media Group and 850 Magazine for supporting this event as in-kind Media Sponsors.

To learn about event sponsorship opportunities call (850) 617-4558.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

September 27, 2017

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.