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An Interview with Carrie Charles

by | Jul 28, 2022 | Interviews,

Carrie Charles

Carrie Charles

CEO at Broadstaff

Key Topics:Workforce development, women in telecommunications, telecom, 5g, talent retention
Location:Tampa, Florida

Carrie Charles is the CEO of Broadstaff, the industry leader in providing direct and contract-to-hire placement services nationwide within technology and telecommunications headquartered in Tampa, Florida. Under Carrie’s leadership, Broadstaff consistently ranks on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies and the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50. In addition to her role as CEO, Carrie is a thought leader on workforce development, diversity, women in tech and a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences, the host of the 5G Talent Talk podcast on RCR Wireless News, and sits on the board of directors of Cable Runner International, NEDAS Technology Association, and for Women’s Wireless Leadership Forum. As the mother of a childhood cancer survivor, Carrie aligned her personal mission with her role on the board of directors of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation.

Who influences you on these topics?

Dave Mayo is an accomplished business leader whose genius lies in building communications networks and developing teams. Through our business partnership, I learn how to make the impossible possible.

Marc Ganzi is a visionary and trailblazer in digital infrastructure. He skates where the puck is going, and I learn from his insights.

Jay Brown is an extraordinary leader and mentor. I have learned a great deal on company culture and leadership from his wisdom.

What do you think the future holds in this space?

If a brand wanted to work with you, which activities would you be most interested in collaborating on?

Broadstaff is proud to be the premier partner in telecommunications and technology, providing temporary, permanent and RPO services to small, mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies. Our additional offerings in workforce solutions and sourcing quality talent include retention and engagement consulting and executive search services through the Broadstaff Elite Executive Search.

I am always interested in speaking opportunities, webinars, video interviews and being a guest on podcasts. My areas of expertise are workforce development, diversity, women in tech, and talent retention but I am always interested in learning more.

Additionally, I am always looking for qualified guests for the 5G Talent Talk podcast to bring fresh ideas to the audience at RCR Wireless News.

If you’ve got a new idea, we are always open to the opportunity of collaboration and co-branding.

What are your passions outside of work?

My passions outside of work are faith, family, fitness and philanthropy. My passion and priority is my faith, which is intrinsically tied to all areas of my life. I have an immeasurable love for my amazing family — my 3 kids and my fiancé. I am committed to fitness, exercising daily, eating healthy, meditating and focusing on a life of vitality, energy and positivity. My passion of giving back can be tied to the obstacles I have faced in my personal life that drive me to help others. I know the value of people, as I have experienced the tragic loss of loved ones — my mother, father, both sisters, stepfather, all grandparents, uncles, cousins…four to suicide. As a result, I am committed to helping people grow and thrive in all areas of life. I once again came face-to-face with the value of life and people when my son was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 11 — a battle he won. From that experience, I now sit on the board of the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Each day, 43 children in the U.S. are expected to be diagnosed with cancer, and I believe that that is 43 too many.

What would be the best way for a brand to contact you?


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