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Hillsborough Businesses invited to attend Virtual Best Practice Forum on Attracting & Retaining Top Talent

~ Event put on by the Alliance for Workforce Innovation and CareerSource Tampa Bay in partnership with Hillsborough County~


TAMPA, FL – The Alliance for Workforce Innovation, in collaboration with CareerSource Tampa Bay, is inviting Hillsborough businesses to participate in a virtual forum focused on attracting and retaining top talent. The event, titled “Leveraging Job Quality to Attract and Retain Top Talent,” will take place on Thursday, August 24th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Eastern Time).


In today’s competitive job market, organizations must employ innovative strategies to attract and retain the best talent. This informative session will explore how improving job quality can be a game-changer in achieving this objective. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about job quality principles, success stories, and strategies implemented by leading companies across the country to enhance job benefits beyond just pay.


Renowned experts, Sarah Kalloch and Dr. Byron Clayton, will headline the event and share their insights and expertise on the subject matter.


Sarah Kalloch, the Executive Director of the Good Jobs Institute, is on a mission to help companies thrive by improving job quality and creating “good jobs.” With a stellar academic background, including magna cum laude graduation from Harvard and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, Kalloch has been featured in esteemed media outlets such as The Atlantic, The New York Times, and INC Magazine, showcasing her expertise and the Good Jobs Institute’s business case for good jobs.


Dr. Byron Clayton, Chief of Sector Partnerships at CareerSource Tampa Bay, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in workforce innovation. As the workforce development board for Hillsborough County, CareerSource Tampa Bay’s mission is to connect talent with opportunities, fostering prosperity for local businesses and residents alike.


Participants can expect an engaging discussion with Dr. Byron Clayton and Sarah Kalloch, gaining valuable insights into job quality as a best practice for reducing workforce pain points.


The workshop will provide simple steps to implement these practices within their organizations, helping to attract and retain top talent.


To attend this virtual Best Practice Forum on leveraging job quality, interested individuals can register for free at The event promises to be an interactive and insightful session, offering practical guidance and strategies for businesses in Hillsborough County.


For more information about the event email Dr. Byron Clayton at: [email protected]


To learn more about the Alliance for Workforce Innovation click on this link to be directed to the website:


About the Alliance for Workforce Innovation:

The Alliance for Workforce Innovation (AWI) is a joint initiative of CareerSource Tampa Bay and Hillsborough County. AWI informs Hillsborough County employers about proven best practices that address today’s toughest workforce challenges. To access the Alliance’s online library of “at a glance” articles and upcoming best practice forums, please go to


Good Jobs Institute:

The Good Jobs Institute’s mission is to help companies thrive by creating good jobs. Find out more about the Good Jobs Institute at


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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