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E224: KRA's the Hub- Beyond Borders: How Cross-State Partnerships Enhance Talent and Business Engagement
From KRA's the Hub: This episode of The Hub features a conversation with Jim McShane, executive director of CareerSource Capital Region, discussing the Workforce Alliance, a collaboration of workforce boards across Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. Jim explains how the alliance allows for coordination across state lines to share best practices, partner with businesses regionally, and leverage training providers approved in neighboring states. Discover the importance of partnerships between workforce boards and economic development to provide talent that attracts businesses.
E223: CET Talks: Lifelong Learning and Health
From CET Talks Podcast: Randy Bowman, Interim President and CEO of IACET, and co-host, Mike Veny, CEO of Mike Veny, Inc., an IACET Accredited Provider, sit down with Dr. Kristin Beasley, clinical psychologist, trainer, speaker, and certified IPEC Coach. Dr. Beasley is also CEO/President of Leave a Lifeprint Academy, an IACET Accredited Provider, and in the episode, she reveals why she decided to pursue accreditation and the one thing she wishes she had known prior to starting the accreditation process. She also discusses details about her unique training model and how things have changed for the people she served since becoming accredited.
E222: WIN Podcast: Celebrating Workforce Development Month Part One: The Winning Workforce Solutions Summit
From WIN Podcast: This episode is the first of a three-part miniseries in celebration of Workforce Development Month. Tune in to hear details about the LWIA 23 Business Services Team's inaugural Winning Workforce Solutions Summit. This Summit is for business representatives, workforce development stakeholders, and community leaders. We will feature several special guests, including Bonnie Moore from Lake Land College, Josh Doerner from New York University, DuWayne Owens from Illinois Department of Corrections, and James Ginder, Administrative Law Judge from Illinois Department of Employment Security discussing hot topics in the workforce today.
E221: North Coast Careers- Navigating Workforce Solutions for Mature Professionals
From North Coast Careers: In this episode, we delve into the dynamic world of the mature workforce, examining the powerful presence of individuals aged 55 and over in Ohio's labor force. Discover the pivotal roles mature workers play in sectors like healthcare, manufacturing, and retail trade. As we peer into the future, we uncover projections that suggest a significant influence of this demographic, comprising over a quarter of the entire workforce by 2030. You'll hear about tailored programs and resources designed to empower these seasoned professionals to re-enter the labor market with enhanced skills and confidence.
E220: KRA's the Hub- Empowering Underserved Communities: With Cami Eakins, CEO of Career Path Services
From KRA's the Hub: This episode features a conversation with Cami Eakins, CEO of Career Path Services, as she provides an overview of her organization and discusses how Career Path Services is committed to serving underserved communities, including refugees, immigrants, underemployed individuals, and unhoused populations. Cami emphasizes the importance of recognizing who's already serving these communities and partnering with them to provide resources and support, as well as hiring from the communities they serve. She also shares takeaways for any organization looking for innovative ways to engage underserved communities.
E219: Career Channels- Navigating the IT Job Market: Insights From an Industry Pro
From Career Channels Podcast: In this episode of Career Channels, we discuss careers in IT. Discover why the demand for IT professionals continues to grow and the benefits of pursuing specialized certifications beyond just a degree. You'll also hear about "soft skills" that can help you get an edge in the technology sector and why tech jobs are needed in rural areas.