Florida CareerLINK President Sits on Panel
Clearwater, FL (July 12, 2006)
– Florida CareerLINK president and co-founder Pamela Kauten spoke
before a group of regional group of business and government leaders
yesterday on the topic of economic factors impacting Tampa Bay’s
at Enterprise Florida Strategic Planning Session
She appeared on a panel addressing regional education and
workforce issues along with Renee Benton, president of Tampa Bay
Workforce Alliance, and Dr. Gary Norris, superintendent of schools for
Sarasota County. The panelists spoke at the Tampa Bay Partnership and
Enterprise Florida’s Roadmap to Florida’s Future Strategic Plan for Economic Development Forum at Franklin Templeton in St. Petersburg.
Kauten cited a dearth of affordable housing stock, lower wages (in
comparison to other U.S. regions) for highly skilled workers, and
talent poaching attempts by other cities and industries as significant
threats to Tampa Bay businesses seeking top candidates. Her remarks
were quoted in a St. Petersburg Times article about the event in the
July 12 edition of the newspaper’s business section.
About Florida CareerLINK, Inc.
1997, Florida CareerLINK is a leading recruiting solutions and software
company that develops and provides innovative recruiting solutions and
services for LOCAL employers. As the company's flagship job site,
Florida CareerLINK.com, was voted the #1 LOCAL recruitment site in the
state of Florida for the past 8 years and has also been recognized by
Weddle's Guide and CareerXRoad's as one of the top employment sites in
the country. For more information, visit www.floridacareerlink.com.