ACT Ready for Work

Podcast Episodes Archive

Guest Chelsea Williams

The Role of Occupational Identity for Early Career Professionals 

April 16, 2022


Featuring 6 Contributors

Preparing Workforce Ecosystems for Returning Citizen Success

March 20, 2022


Guest Honorable Charles Elliot, Presiding Circuit Judge, Morgan County, Alabama 

Life-Changing Asset and Skill-Based Solutions in Alternative Sentencing 

March 20, 2022


Guests Tammy Green, Bronwyn Robertson, and Dawn Shoenenberger

Linking WorkKeys to Adult Education College and Career Readiness Standards

February 21, 2022


Featuring 12 Contributors

Nine Elements to Improve Apprenticeship Quality and Completion

November 26, 2021


Guests Rob O'Brian, Dave Rockers, and Julie Gibson

Joplin's Road to Recovery as a Work Ready Community - Ten Years After Devastating Tornado Disaster

May 20, 2021


Guest Dr. Anthony Edwards

Training Workforce Ecosystem Leaders for Success

Mar 20, 2021


Guest Chad Chancellor

Economic and Workforce Development Trends 2021

Feb 2, 2021


Featuring 13 Contributors

Disaster & Economic Recovery for Workforce Development

September 2020


Jasen Jones and Work Ready Communities

Resilient Workforce Ecosystems

April 24, 2020


Guest Bronwyn Robertson

Adult Education Success in Mississippi

Feb 28, 2020


Guest Shelle Jacobs

Making the Most of Second Chances

Feb 13, 2020


Guests Mary LeFebvre and Jeffrey Steedle

Career Pathway Readiness

Jan 14, 2020


Guests Jim Tracy and Joe T. Wood

Connecting Rural Development Strategies and Resources

Dec 31, 2019


Guest Josh Davies

Work Ethic for the 21st Century

Dec 7, 2019


Guest Hans Meeder

Career Connected Learning

Nov 26, 2019


Guests Lottie Ryans and Mark Stevans

Workforce Response to Tennessee Opioid Crisis

Nov 14, 2019


Featuring 9 Contributors

Mythblasters: Debunking the Myths of Skills-Based Hiring

Oct 16, 2019


Special Episode

ACT Workforce Summit Preview

Oct 10, 2019


Guests John Wensveen, Trudy Haszlauer, and Tammy Green

Apprenticeship and Work-Based Learning

September 28, 2019


Guest Work Ready Team

Journey to Regional Prosperity

September 12, 2019


Guest Dr. Jeff McCord

Convergence of Education & Workforce

August 22, 2019


Guest Sherrell Dorsey

Intentional Diversity and Inclusion

August 8, 2019


Guest Tina Manus

Empowered Reentry from Corrections

July 25, 2019

Joe Sarubbi - Ready for Work Podcast

Guest Joe Sarubbi

Creating an Industry Career Map

July 11, 2019

Ed Morrison, Ready for Work Podcast

Guest Ed Morrison

Getting Strategic About Doing 

June 12, 2019


Guest Lynette Livingston

Credit for Learning Assessment and Curriculum Profiling

May 30, 2019

Katie Hall - Ready for Work Podcast

Guest Katie Hall

Credentialing and Competency as Currency 

May 10, 2019

Will Coppage
Jasen Jones, Ready for Work Podcast

Host Jasen Jones

Premier Episode: Introducing Ready for Work

April 17, 2019