Professional Networking Group Meeting on August 17th, 2023

CSTB to Host Professional Networking Group (PNG) of Tampa Bay Meeting

~ The PNG welcomes degreed professionals who are seeking new careers to join~


TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay (CSTB) will be holding a Professional Networking Group of Tampa Bay (PNG) meeting in person on Thursday, August 17th, 2023, at CSTB’s Tampa Center at 9215 N. Florida Ave., Room #19, Tampa FL, 33612.


Professionals looking to network are invited to join the group which meets once a month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at CSTB’s Tampa Center in Room #19.


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.


Each monthly meeting will feature distinguished guest speakers including top employers and seasoned HR professionals who are 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.


“We are thrilled to have the Professional Networking Group as a hub of innovation, knowledge sharing and career growth,” said Mario Rodriquez, Director of Business Services. “In today’s rapidly evolving job market, building meaningful connections is crucial. Our networking group is designed to equip professionals with the skills and connections they need to thrive and succeed.”


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 are a recent college graduate
  • Special exemptions are considered


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 PNG group click on this link below for more information:


For more information, Contact Melissa Nelson at (813) 930-7422 or by email [email protected].


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 $26,386,241.


CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 173,319 services to 37,054 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during the program year 2019-2020. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five 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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