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E18: Leading a Crisis Communications and Reputation Management Firm
This episode features an interview with Sara Brady, Founder of Sara Brady PR, as she discusses the work that she does helping organizations with crisis communications and crisis management. Sara reveals how she got started in this work, and what she enjoys most about it. She also discusses pivotal moments and challenges in her career.
E17: Digging up Resources for Businesses: A Conversation with Gaby Ortigoni, President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando
In this special Career Journey Episode, Pam Nabors, President and CEO of CareerSource Central Florida is joined by Gaby Ortigoni , President and CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando. Gaby discusses her role as President and CEO of the Chamber. and what she likes best about the work that she does. She also reveals why she wanted to become an archaeologist when she was growing up and shares advice for anyone looking to overcome challenges and succeed.
E16: Reflections from a Successful Radio and Broadcasting Career: With Voice Artist and MC Wayne Weinberg
In this special Career Journey Episode, Pam Nabors, President and CEO of CareerSource Central Florida is joined by former radio broadcaster Wayne Weinberg. Wayne reveals how he broke into the radio and broadcasting industry, and what he learned from challenges he faced along the way. Wayne also shares stories about some of the famous people he interviewed during his time as a broadcaster and how he draws inspiration from a former world leader.
E15: Workforce and Labor Market Trends
Tune in for this special episode of Job Launchpad as Pam Nabors, President and CEO of CareerSource Central Florida, shares insights about current workforce and labor market trends. Pam shares insights about the impact of the Great Resignation on the regional economy, the limits of automation as a solution to labor market challenges, and why employers should connect with their local workforce boards.
E14: Turning Your Skill Into a Business: A Conversation with Diana LaRue, President, Appleton Creative
In this special Career Journey Episode, Pam Nabors, President and CEO of CareerSource Central Florida is joined by Diana LaRue, President and Creative Director of Appleton Creative, as Diana shares how and why she founded her company and what she likes best about her work. Diana also reveals how she pivoted from wanting to be a social worker to becoming an artist and shares advice for anyone looking to break into graphic design, public relations, or marketing.
E13: Navigating Career Transitions and Overcoming Obstacles: With Eric Jackson, Managing Principal, Omega Group
In this special Career Journey Episode, Pam Nabors, President and CEO of CareerSource Central Florida, is joined by Eric Jackson, Managing Principal of Omega Group USA, as Eric discusses his childhood career aspirations and how he ended up in his current career. Eric also shares insights and tips for entrepreneurs, and how to overcome obstacles to success.