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Sherri Watkins, Executive Director at State Center Adult Education Consortium, joins the program to discuss her organization’s partnership with the Madera Workforce and the benefits of that partnership. She also shares advice for other consortia and educational institutions who may be consideration partnering with the workforce system.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn about the Transitional Job Training program and the benefits of the program for both the employers and job seekers.

 

In this episode, you’ll hear from a business owner and a business services specialist about the benefits of engaging in the workforce development system and discover the qualities that employers are looking for in prospective employees and why business professionals should consider serving on their local Workforce Development Board.

 

In this episode, you’ll learn about the ways in which the Workforce Development Board supports young people and how young people can access services.

 

In this episode, you’ll discover hiring challenges and opportunities from a small water company, and the benefits of partnering with the workforce system.

 

In this episode, you’ll discover the English Language Learner project and how that’s helped to serve all individuals better, including English language learners.

 

Join Maiknue Vang and Miravel Navarro to hear about how Workforce effectively provides services to their ex-offender/re-entry customers.

 

Join Maiknue Vang and Bertha Vega for part two of our podcast on serving persons with disabilities

 

Meet Maiknue Vang and Bertha Vega for part one of our podcast on serving persons with disabilities.

 

Meet Gail Lopez, Program Manager, and Mike Lovell, Career Specialist, and learn about the Career Services at the Workforce Assistance Center.

 

Meet Tracie Scott-Contreras, Deputy Director, and learn about the Business Services at the Workforce Assistance Center.

 

Meet Elaine Craig, Executive Director of the Workforce Development Board of Madera County, who discusses workforce innovation and best practices happening within the Madera County region!