PNG Meeting April 18th, 2024

CareerSource Tampa Bay’s Professional Networking Group Offers Career Advancement Opportunities

~ April topic: Job Search Success ~


TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) will be holding a Professional Networking Group of Tampa Bay (PNG) meeting in person on Thursday, April 18, 2024, at CSTB’s Tampa Center at 9215 N. Florida Ave., Room #19, Tampa FL, 33612.


Open to degreed professionals exploring new career opportunities, the PNG meeting provides a dynamic platform for networking and knowledge-sharing. The monthly meetings take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., allowing professionals to connect with like-minded individuals and enhance their career prospects.


PNG members can participate in a weekly seminar designed to transition the professional job seeker back into the workforce or to a meaningful career change. The group can also increase your job opportunities and networking.


The PNG aims to guide professionals in transitioning back into the workforce or making meaningful career changes through a weekly seminar. Participants benefit from valuable insights, increased job opportunities, and an expanded professional network.


Each monthly meeting features distinguished guest speakers, including top employers and seasoned HR professionals passionate about identifying and recruiting top talent.


These experts will share invaluable insights and actionable advice on finding the next career breakthrough or advancing within one’s current industry.


For the April meeting, the topic is “Job Search Success.” Stephanie Markese, Vice President of NextPath Career Partners will be the guest speaker.


“We hope to assist recent college graduates and seasoned professionals with supercharging their job search,” said Jemelle Wilds, Business Development Manager. “Individuals looking to start new careers or climb the ladder in their current fields are encouraged to attend.”


The Professional Networking Group of Tampa Bay (PNG) is seeking job seekers who have:


  • A four-year degree or higher
  • And/or have five years or more of Management level experience
  • Or were earning at least $45,000 in yearly salary
  • Or you are a recent college graduate
  • Special exemptions are considered. PNG members can participate in a monthly seminar designed to transition the professional job seeker back into the workforce or to a meaningful career change.


Participants in the PNG group need to be registered with the statewide online job search program Employ Florida; visit the website at


For more information about the PNG group, click on the link below for more details:


For more information about the event, contact CSTB Business Development Manager Jemelle Wilds at [email protected] or 813.397.2037.


About CareerSource Tampa Bay

Programs and initiatives are sponsored by CareerSource Tampa Bay and the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity, and fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $23,377,669.


CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 97,000 services to 20,000 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during the program year 2021-22. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our six career centers, is the single largest source of job candidates in the region, from entry-level to executive-level candidates. We work closely with all Veterans.


Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services, including recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay 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, to learn more, visit





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