Dr. Katherine Loflin Exposes Why Young Talent Chooses Your City, or Someplace Else

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This week, Place Matters with Dr. Katherine Loflin answers the question of how communities can attract young talent by interviewing recent grads who are in the midst of choosing where to live.

An influx of young talent can remake a community. Communities with solid talent recruitment are on an upward trajectory. But what makes young talent choose your community? On the Place Matters show this week, we'll discuss what makes a place appealing, and how you can successfully optimize talent recruitment and retention.
About “Place Matters”:
Listen to Place Matters every Thursday at 11:00 AM (EST) on 880AM in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale and online at http://www.880thebiz.com. Podcasts are available on iTunes. The show is sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Miami, FL and Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, NC.
About Placemaking:
Placemaking is the science of creating communities that are not only considered liveable, but also loveable. Dr. Loflin serves as lead project consultant and national content expert on the Knight Soul of the Community survey, which for the first time investigated what attaches people to their community and the impact on the city’s bottom line in 2008-2010 across 26 U.S. communities in partnership with Gallup. The groundbreaking findings of the project have captured national attention and inspired local action.
About Dr. Katherine Loflin:
Dr. Loflin is the lead project consultant and national expert on the Knight Soul of the Community project across 26 communities over the past four years. Since the release of the study, Dr. Loflin has become an in-demand consultant, advising politicians, planners, foundations and community leaders who are trying to improve their communities, using this model of visioning cities first as places. Through this project, she has been quoted widely in the press including Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Winnipeg Free Press, Crain’s Detroit Business, Miami Herald and LA Times.

Contact Dr. Loflin at: katherine(dot)loflin@mac.com (305) 450-7195
Link to listen live Thursdays at 11:00am:
http://den-a.plr.liquidcompass.net/player/flash/audio_player.php?id=WZABAM&uid=154

Dr. Katherine Loflin on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Dr.Katherine.Loflin
Radio show archive: http://katherineloflin.podbean.com/
Follow Dr. Loflin on Twitter: @katherineloflin

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