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Work Talk

Dec 26, 2019

In this episode you'll hear from 2 members of the team at the New River/Mount Rogers Workforce Development Board as they discuss the business services provided in the region. Discover real-world success stories across various industries. 

Oct 21, 2019

In this episode, we continue to discuss the topic of credit for prior learning and prior learning assessments. The previous episode discussed the overall concept of prior learning assessment (PLA) and the benefit for job seekers and employers. In this episode, you'll hear success stories about credit for prior learning...

Oct 8, 2019

In this episode, you'll learn about Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), and its importance for education and the workforce system. Discover the work that is being done in the region when it comes to PLA and credit for prior learning, and the benefits for job seekers, the education system, and employers. 

Sep 17, 2019

In this episode, you'll learn about Virginia Tech's Office of Economic Development, the work that they are doing to support economic development in Virginia, and the history of their partnership with the workforce system.

Aug 9, 2019

In this episode you'll hear from Brendan Walsh from the 1901 Group, as he discusses the work that his organization does delivering innovative IT solutions. He also reveals what they look for in potential applicants and retention strategies.