22 episódios

Welcome to Talent Magnet- brought to you by Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, the podcast where we help businesses become talent magnets by focusing on recruitment, training, and retention best practices. Your hosts are Michele Winn and Sytease Geib from the Thurston County Chamber’s Workforce Division.

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Welcome to Talent Magnet- brought to you by Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, the podcast where we help businesses become talent magnets by focusing on recruitment, training, and retention best practices. Your hosts are Michele Winn and Sytease Geib from the Thurston County Chamber’s Workforce Division.

    E22: Recruiting and Retaining Primary Care Physicians- Challenges and Opportunities

    E22: Recruiting and Retaining Primary Care Physicians- Challenges and Opportunities

    Tamara Schaffert, Chief Operating Officer of Physicians of Southwest Washington, an independent physician association based in Olympia, WA, (PSW) joins the program to discuss the shortage of primary care providers in America. Discover the scope of the problem, and the efforts that are being made to recruit and retain primary care providers in the region and nationally. Tamara also shares her thoughts about innovative solutions and how the state and federal government can be part of the solution. 
    To learn more about Physicians of Southwest Washington, visit https://www.pswipa.com/
     

    • 20 min
    E21: Career Connect WA- Creating Learning Opportunities That Lead to High Demand, High Wage Jobs

    E21: Career Connect WA- Creating Learning Opportunities That Lead to High Demand, High Wage Jobs

    With more job openings than people available to fill them, how do we create a pipeline of skilled workers? In this episode, you'll learn about career-connected learning and what Washington State is doing to ensure that the education system puts students on a pathway to careers. Maud Daudon, who is leading the creation of a 10-year vision and strategic plan for building a statewide career-connected learning and apprenticeship system in Washington State, is the featured guest. 

    • 37 min
    E20: Second Chance Employment- Hiring 1/3 of the U.S. Population

    E20: Second Chance Employment- Hiring 1/3 of the U.S. Population

    This episode features an interview with Deanna Rodkey, Community Employment Specialist for Correctional Industries, a division within the Washington State Department of Corrections (DOC). Deanna reveals why businesses should tap into the valuable labor pool of returning citizens, and some of the biggest misconceptions that employers have when it comes to this population. 
    To learn more, visit: 
    https://www.washingtonci.com/

    • 34 min
    E19: How Career and Technical Education is Preparing the Next Generation of Workers

    E19: How Career and Technical Education is Preparing the Next Generation of Workers

    Teri Pablo, CTE/Communications Director for Yelm Community Schools in Washington State and Susan Larson, Career Technical Education Teacher at Black Hills High School in the Tumwater School District, join the program to discuss the importance of Career and Technical Education for the emerging workforce.

    To learn more, visit:
    www.ycs.wednet.edu/cte

    • 35 min
    E18: Work Ex- A New Opportunity To Recruit Transitioning Military Members and Their Spouses

    E18: Work Ex- A New Opportunity To Recruit Transitioning Military Members and Their Spouses

    Michele Helfgott-Waters, Military Spouse and Program Manager for Work Ex at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Seth Mattos, former Marine, licensed geologist and partner at GeoResources, LLC join the program to discuss the details and benefits of the Work Ex program.
     
    About the guests:  
    Michele Helfgott-Waters, Military Spouse and Program Manager for WorkEx at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, leading the team for PacMtn and the Thurston County Chamber.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG3_ukZ6XA0
     
    Seth Mattos, former Marine, licensed geologist and partner at GeoResources, LLC, a small Geotechnical Engineering and Earth Science firm located in Tacoma, Washington.  They provide geotechnical engineering services to a wide range of clients and projects in the greater Puget Sound area. 
    https://www.georesources.rocks

    • 28 min
    E17: Chapter Next & Lockheed Martin

    E17: Chapter Next & Lockheed Martin

    Cheri Larkins, Director of Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems Global Talent Acquisition, and Melissa Thomas, Senior Proposal Analyst in the Operations Proposals and Planning Group join the program to discuss the Chapter Next program, which provides the opportunity to re-engage returning professionals who have been away from the workforce for two or more years to resume their previously successful careers.
    To learn more, visit: 
    https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/chapter-next
    https://www.linkedin.com/company/lockheed-martin/
     

    • 24 min

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