TalentFOUND Presents: Lives Empowered

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist at Colorado Workforce Development Council joins us to talk about Lives Empowered and other Retail Sector Partnerships.

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TalentFOUND Presents: Summer Jobs and Youth Internships

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist joins us to talk about Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s Summer Job Program.

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Talent Pipeline: The Importance of Youth Engagement

Britta Blodgett, Senior Communications Strategist at Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the importance of youth engagement in strengthening the talent pipeline. Britta’s guest is Jenny Smith, Talent Pipeline Liaison for the Denver Opportunity Youth Initiative, and the Chair for the State Youth Council.

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Talent Pipeline

Lee Wheeler-Berliner, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss their recent restructuring. Lee’s guests include Dr. Thomas Hartman, consultant for the CWDC and Melissa Martin, Director of Pathways in Career and Technical Education for the Colorado Community College System.

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TalentFOUND: Lives Empowered Through Retail Careers

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss their retail sector partnerships. Stephanie’s guests are Tony Anderson, Interim Director of Workforce Services at OEDIT and Lynda Campbell, Director of Training and Development at Stonebridge Companies.

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Construction Apprenticeships: How to Build Your Career

Wendy Brors, Assistant Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council. Wendy’s guest is Cori Gerlitz, Executive Director of the Construction Industry Training Council.  They will discuss opportunities for training and apprenticeships in the field of construction.

 

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TalentFOUND Shares 2017 Talent Pipeline Report

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss TalentFOUND: Creating the Colorado Talent Pipeline: 2017 Talent Pipeline Report. We will explore the data and research in the recently released Talent Pipeline Report including top jobs for 2018, what does the "Future of Work" look like and how Colorado can better prepare people for great jobs now as well as the constant changes in the digital and more automated economy.

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Colorado Workforce Development Council, Stephanie Veck

Stephanie Veck, Director of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, joins us to discuss the Colorado Rises Strategic Plan, the "Master Plan:" for higher education in Colorado, with her guest is Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education. They will also talk in-depth about career readiness, and respect for multiple paths to career success. 

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Workforce Talent Shortage - Attraction Strategies

Wrapping up our week-long focus is week on Connect & Collaborate our focus is on Colorado’s Workforce Talent Shortage. Stephanie Veck and Wendy Brors from the Colorado Workforce Development Council join us to recap and discuss the incredible solutions that industries are working on to close the skills gap. 

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Workforce Talent Shortage - Healthcare

This week on Connect & Collaborate our focus is on Colorado’s Workforce Talent Shortage. Stephanie Veck and Wendy Brors from the Colorado Workforce Development Council join us all week long. 

Join us as we highlight different industries, their workforce challenges and critical issues in developing talent and targeting skilled workers. We hear from Mary Riebe, from Kaiser Permanente speaks on the Greater Metro Denver Healthcare Partnership with CWDC. Alejandra Alino Whited from Children's Colorado Hospital and Melissa Royle from Eating Recovery Center also weigh in on today's discussion.

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Talent Shortage - Information Technology

This week our focus is on Colorado’s Workforce Talent Shortage. Join us as we highlight different industries, their workforce challenges and critical issues in developing talent and targeting skilled workers. Today's focus is on IT, we have Heather Terenzio, Co-founder and CEO of Techtonic Group and Chief of Staff at Zayo Group, Monica Lang to weigh in. 

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Workforce Talent Shortage - Stephanie Veck

This week on Connect & Collaborate our focus is on Colorado’s Workforce Talent Shortage. Stephanie Veck from the Colorado Workforce Development Council join us all week long, starting with Amy Ford, Communications Director for CDOT. We will discuss the challenges Colorado's Department of Transportation encounters in replacing a retiring workforce, and the many jobs available on an almost daily basis.  

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