Each month, human resources veteran Rick Maher welcomes America’s thought leaders to discuss ways to re-invent America’s Talent Development and Education Systems. Tune in and discover how we can drive global competitiveness for future generations."
Talent Talks is presented by Maher & Maher and IMPAQ International, who together are delivering research and evidence-based solutions to workforce challenges.
E21: Infosys- Helping Workers Upskill and Transition to the New Economy
In this 35-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Ravi Kumar, President of Infosys, a global technology leader, as they discuss Infosys’ Reskill & Re-start initiative, which includes a commitment to hiring 12,000 workers in the US over the next two years. Discover the type of candidates being targeted and the types of skills training being offered. Ravi also reveals why Infosys is looking to partner with states, as well as the public workforce and education systems.
E20: Strada Education- Building a Learning Ecosystem for the Post-Pandemic Economy
In this 38 minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Dr. Holly Ann Custard, Strada’s Deputy Director of Institute Partnerships and Outreach, to discuss Strada’s work to help design an education and training system to prepare America’s workers for the future. Discover Strada's new learning ecosystem, and the importance of customized approaches to learning.
E19: How EdCast is Disrupting Online Learning and Training
In this 38-minute episode, Host Rick Maher is joined by Adam Sherman, EdCast’s VP of Growth Initiatives and Public Sector Markets as they discuss how EdCast is accelerating the adoption of new technology and the future of work. Discover how businesses are using EdCast to upskill their workforce and how EdCast users can curate content from a variety of sources. Adam also reveals how EdCast’s platform can help expand the reach and scale of the Workforce Development System.
E18: How Coursera is Creating Nationally-Scalable, Industry-Recognized Learning Solutions
In this 30-minute episode, Host Rick Maher is joined by Alison Lands, Coursera’s Regional Head of Skills Transformation, North America as they discuss how technology can help address the challenge of reskilling and upskilling of America's workforce.
E17: IBM’s Approach to Reskilling, Upskilling and Preparing for the Future of Work
In this 50-minute episode, Host Rick Maher is joined by IBM Learning Strategist Sonia Malik. Sonia provides insight into the IBM approach to learning and training, and reveals the significant reskilling that will be required of the workforce. Discover IBM’s New Collar Program, the opportunity that exists to democratize the labor market, and a resource to help your organization prepare for the future of work.
E16: CareerWise Colorado- Creating Opportunities for Youth and Businesses
In this 34 minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Noel Ginsberg, CEO of InterTech Plastics and founder and CEO of CareerWise Colorado, and Phil Kalin, CEO of Pinnacol Assurance. Noel and Phil provide an overview of CareerWise Colorado and how they are creating opportunities for youth and businesses by developing and supporting an innovative youth apprenticeship program. .
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Just listened to Episode 12 with Liz Lowe from Adobe. Thought provoking info & concepts. Nice job, Rick! 👍