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Mission: Employable

Jun 29, 2021

Join the discussion about an Iowa Workforce Development program that helps job seekers find work and learn about unemployment benefits. Elizabeth Waigand, Bureau Chief of Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA), shares how the program assists Iowans with their employment...

Jun 24, 2021

Manufacturing jobs have rapidly changed in the last 20 years. Ron DeBord, Vice President of Human Resources at Owen Industriestalks about the positive career projections in this field and how employers can recruit and train the next generation of workers to lead the way in modern manufacturing. 

Jun 22, 2021

We’re discussing the benefits of a well-rounded education and how Iowans can achieve their professional goals. Craig Owens, Dean of the John Dee Bright College at Drake University, discusses two new Associate degree programs designed to help students develop leadership and management skills that will help them thrive...

Jun 17, 2021

We’re talking about the ways that businesses can keep their momentum to get back to normal operations after the pandemic. Iowa Business Council Executive Director Joe Murphy talks about strategies to help businesses adapt to post-pandemic shifts in the way we work. 

Jun 15, 2021

Learn about the strides in diesel technology careers and what kind of training opportunities are available. Shea Parsons, Professor of Diesel Technology at Des Moines Area Community College, shares his experiences as a mechanic and talks about the growing need for more diesel technicians throughout the state.