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Mission: Employable

Dec 22, 2021

You’ve heard Ryan thank the podcast team at the end of each Mission: Employable episode, now you get a chance to meet them! Iowa Workforce Development Digital Communications team members Molly Elder, Ben Oldach, and Greg Bargas discuss the production process behind Mission: Employable, from the editing stages to the...

Dec 21, 2021

One of the biggest challenges to starting your own company might be solved by some of the smallest loans you can receive.  In this episode, Kaitlin Byers of Kiva Iowa talks about how Microfinancing can help entrepreneurs and start-up business owners find the resources to turn their dreams into a reality.  

Dec 16, 2021

The Mission: Employable podcast heads to Western Iowa to speak with Sarah Martin, a Career Technical Education instructor with the Shenandoah School District. Learn how she makes connections with businesses in her community and how employers can harness the power of young minds in the state. Sarah proves you

Dec 15, 2021

At a time when the country needs them the most, new healthcare workers can be hard to come by. We’re joined by Tanya Comer, a former nurse and current Executive Director of Health Tech Associates, who explains how a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training school in West Des Moines is educating the next generation...

Dec 14, 2021

We’re talking about how employers can expand their talent search and work to employ Iowans with disabilities. Michelle Kreft from Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Service shares how companies can make small changes to their hiring practices and create big time results when it comes to their workforce.  Find out how the...