This episode features an interview with former U.S. Representative George Miller as he discusses the current state of the workforce system, his thoughts about WIOA, and what needs to change to improve outcomes for American workers and their families.
This episode features the return of Dr. Richard Lum of Vision Foresight Strategy, LLC as he discusses updates in futures thinking in workforce, and what workforce boards need to know.
Description: This episode features an interview with Alice M. Warner, Director of Policy at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation as she discusses some of the initiatives that the foundation is funding that serve the workforce system. Discover the mission and vision of the Kellogg Foundation, and what workforce professionals and boards need to know when it comes to children's oral health initiatives as well as the emerging profession of dental therapy.
In this episode NAWB CEO Ron Painter discusses the themes that will be covered in the 2016-2017 season of Workforce Central, as well as the current challenges and opportunities in workforce.
This episode features an interview with Mitch Rosin of Aztec Software as he discusses the impact that technology is having on workforce and literacy efforts. Discover how technology plays a key role in WIOA and the lessons for workforce.
This episode features an interview with Dr. Richard Lum of Vision Foresight Strategy, LLC as he discusses what a futurist is, what their role is with regards to workforce, and how futurists analyze workforce trends. The episode was recorded live at NAWB Forum 2016.
This episode features an interview with Jacob Morgan, bestselling author and futurist, as he discusses the changing nature of work and how to create work environments that are inspiring and engaging, as well as the lessons for workforce. The interview was recorded at NAWB Forum 2016.
This episode was recorded at the NAWB Forum 2016 and features an interview with Kathleen McLaughlin, president of the Walmart Foundation. Discover the various ways that Walmart is investing in developing the workforce of the future and how they are supporting the workforce system overall.
This episode was recorded live at the NAWB Forum 2016 and features interviews with W.O. Lawton Business Leadership Award Winners Will Davis and Kristin Dailey. Discover how BayCare Health System and CareerSource Pinellas County have partnered to create better outcomes for employees and the takeaways and lessons learned.
This episode features an interview with Bob Lanter, Executive Director of the California Workforce Association. Bob discusses the "slingshot" initiative in California and the lessons for other states, as well as the important role that workforce boards can play in breaking down the silos of various systems and creating better outcomes for their region.
This episode features an interview with Bridget Brown, executive director of NAWDP, the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. Discover how NAWDP helps develop high quality workforce professionals, and the various training and assessment resources that NAWDP makes available for workforce professionals. You'll also learn about the most recent trends in workforce and thoughts about balancing technology with a human-centric approach to delivering workforce services.
This episode features an interview with Dr. Rachel Gragg from the office of Employment and Training at the USDA as she explains what SNAP E&T benefits are, who is eligible for them, and how SNAP can partner with the workforce system to best serve consumers.
The first part of this episode features Ron Painter, CEO of NAWB and host of Workforce Central reflecting on key takeaways from the recent SOTU address and lessons for workforce. The second part of the episode features an interview with Steve Voytek, Government Relations Manager for the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education as he shares his tips and trends about career readiness, the future of Perkins funding, and more.
This episode features a conversation with the NAWB staff- Josh Copus, Yenory Garcia, Bridgette Washington and of course, Ron Painter, as they discuss their celebrations and challenges for 2015 as well as workforce trends for 2016.
This episode features an interview with the CEO of RespectAbility, Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, as she discusses the importance of connecting youth with disabilities to meaningful work, and the benefits of doing so to employers and the economy.
This episode features part two of a conversation with Barbara Dyer, President and CEO of the Hitachi Foundation, as she discusses the 21st century model of work and the challenges and opportunities that arise from it. Barbara discusses the need to embrace innovation and disruption while not losing the social safety net, and the roles that government, business and workforce play in maintaining that balance.
This episode features an interview with Barbara Dyer, president and CEO of the Hitachi Foundation as she discusses the mission of the Hitachi Foundation, what it means to be a "good" company in the 21st Century and the lessons for workforce and business.
This episode features an interview with Luann Dunsford, CEO of Michigan Works! as she discusses what's working well in Michigan when it comes to Workforce Development. Luann shares insights about how Michigan has created a workforce system that serves employers and job seekers, as well as key mindset shifts that have been helpful in her state.
This episode was recorded live in Forth Worth Texas at a meeting of workforce directors. Ron sits down with directors Frank Almaraz, Mike Temple and Mary Ross. You'll discover the Texas model of workforce, how they integrate their services and the lessons for business, education and workforce development.
In this episode Dr. Paul Harrington from Drexel University returns to discuss the challenges in the labor market for young people and the connection to the labor market as a whole. Discover the latest trends in employment, the fastest growing segment of the population entering the labor market, and what it means for business and the economy.
This episode features an interview with Dr. Paul Harrington from Drexel University as he discusses his thoughts on immigration, education and jobs. You'll discover how to go past the headlines to understand what to look for in jobs reports, key issues in immigration and education, and the fastest growing industries and employment opportunities.
This episode features an interview with Dr. Jerry Paytas from Fourth Economy Consulting as he discusses the future of work, the disconnect between the economy and job development, as well as surprising trends that will impact the future of work. Discover how developments in 3D printing and other technological advancements will drastically shift the landscape of job and economic development in the future.
This episode features an interview with Maureen Conway, Vice President at The Aspen Institute and Executive Director of the Institute's Economic Opportunities Program, as she discusses lessons learned from a recent survey about connecting youth to employment. Discover surprising insights and takeaways about how to locate and create economic opportunities for youth. You’ll learn what youth identified as the most important elements when it comes to employment, as well as future questions that still need to be answered.