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E13: Preparing for Disruption- Delivering Innovative Upskilling and Reskilling Solutions

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

Release Date: 01/10/2020

E15: Lessons From New Jersey’s Future of Work Task Force show art E15: Lessons From New Jersey’s Future of Work Task Force

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 34-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Beth Noveck, Chief Innovation Officer for Governor Phil Murphy in New Jersey and Chair of the Governor’s new Task Force on the Future of Work, and Dr. Carl Van Horn, Director and Distinguished Professor of Public Policy at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, whose team is serving to staff the Task Force work for Beth.

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E14: The Southern Regional Education Board- Improving Education, Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution show art E14: The Southern Regional Education Board- Improving Education, Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 36-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Stephen Pruitt, President of The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), the largest collaborative of its type in the United States. Stephen shares his perspective on the future of work and discusses the training that will be required to prepare the workforce for the future economy. Discover the multigenerational challenge and the impact that today’s job losses can have on future generations.

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E13: Preparing for Disruption- Delivering Innovative Upskilling and Reskilling Solutions show art E13: Preparing for Disruption- Delivering Innovative Upskilling and Reskilling Solutions

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 38-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Frank Britt, CEO of Penn Foster, as they discuss the disruptive impact that technological advances will have on the workforce, and how his organization is delivering solutions to address future workforce needs.

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E12: Adobe Digital Academy: Empowering High Potential Talent through an Apprenticeship Based Solution  show art E12: Adobe Digital Academy: Empowering High Potential Talent through an Apprenticeship Based Solution

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 40-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Liz Lowe, Innovation Lead, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Adobe, as they discuss the Adobe Digital Academy, which offers career switchers the education and experience they need to launch successful careers in user experience design, data science and web development. Liz shares how she was able to gain internal support for the academy and reveals data about outcomes.

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 E11: Predictions About the Future of Work: Technology, Trends, and the Role of Employers  show art E11: Predictions About the Future of Work: Technology, Trends, and the Role of Employers

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 32-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Kristen Fyfe-Mills, Director of Marketing and Strategic Communications from the Association for Talent Development (ATD), as they discuss the report from ATD Research entitled “The Future of Work: Technology, Predictions, and Preparing the Workforce.” Discover the critical role that employers have in preparing for the future of work, and what workforce professionals can do today to begin to prepare for the workforce needs of tomorrow.

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E10: Washington State’s Task Force On The Future of Work, Understanding the Workforce Challenges of Tomorrow show art E10: Washington State’s Task Force On The Future of Work, Understanding the Workforce Challenges of Tomorrow

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 45-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Eleni Papadakis, Executive Director of Washington State's Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board, as they discuss Washington’s new Future of Work Task Force. Eleni reveals why they decided to create the task force, the progress they have made so far, and lessons learned. Discover what the workforce system needs to be doing today to prepare for Future of Work trends.

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E09: Looking Beyond the Job, Investing in Entrepreneurship to Transform Lives and Communities  show art E09: Looking Beyond the Job, Investing in Entrepreneurship to Transform Lives and Communities

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 29-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Alex Forrester, Co-founder and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of Rising Tide Capital, as well as Alfa Demmellash, CEO and Co-founder of Rising Tide, as they discuss the support that they offer entrepreneurs from disadvantaged communities to help them grow their businesses.

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E08: Advancing Occupational Readiness, Preparing Job Seekers For Good Jobs In Growth Sectors  show art E08: Advancing Occupational Readiness, Preparing Job Seekers For Good Jobs In Growth Sectors

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 55-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Walter Simmons, President and CEO of Employ Prince George’s Inc., Paul Grzella, Director of the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board, and Kirkland Murray, President and CEO at Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation. All three organizations were awardees of the IMPAQ/Maher Education Fund.

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E07: Innovative Solutions To Closing The Skills Gap, Bringing The Language of Skills To The Future of Work show art E07: Innovative Solutions To Closing The Skills Gap, Bringing The Language of Skills To The Future of Work

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 30 minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Shannon Block, Executive Director of Skillful Colorado, as she discusses how Skillful is developing skills-based training and employment practices to help the majority of Americans get good jobs in a rapidly changing economy. Discover the innovative tools that Skillful is using, including the Skillful Job Posting Generator, which allow employers to attract the talent they need to grow their business by using skills-based hiring practices.

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E06: Local Innovators in Action: Volume 2- Getting Employers Engaged with Sectors: Strategies to Get Started and Show Results show art E06: Local Innovators in Action: Volume 2- Getting Employers Engaged with Sectors: Strategies to Get Started and Show Results

Talent Talks- With Rick Maher

In this 25-minute episode (the second in a 2-part series), host Rick Maher is joined by “innovators in action” -- Judy Emery from the Colorado Urban Workforce Alliance, Bruce Ferguson from CareerSource Northeast Florida, and Jacob Maas of West Michigan Works. Each guest shares sector-based strategies and reflects on their real-world experiences in engaging with employers and delivering meaningful results for those they serve.

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In this 38-minute episode, host Rick Maher is joined by Frank Britt, CEO of Penn Foster, as they discuss the disruptive impact that technological advances will have on the workforce, and how his organization is delivering solutions to address future workforce needs. Frank shares his thoughts about why employers are taking a more proactive approach to upskilling employees, and how social media has empowered workers. He also reveals the need to focus on regional solutions, and how Penn Foster partners with traditional workforce boards.