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AI and Technology Revolutionize Workforce Dynamics, Demand New Skill Sets

AI and technology

In this episode of DisruptED, the focus was on the transformative power of lifelong learning amidst technological advancements and societal challenges. The guest, Dr. Keith Keating, the Chief Learning Officer at Archwell shared his remarkable journey from being a high school dropout to earning a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. The conversation centered…

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Expanding Workforce Development Will Assist Those Facing Challenges Related to Sustaining Employment

Recently, workforce development has taken on a new urgency, given the widening economic divide and the challenges faced by marginalized communities. With the gig economy rising and traditional jobs evolving, there’s an increasing demand for skills training and personal development, especially among those facing systemic barriers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,…

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‘Speerheading’ Inclusive Opportunities and Finding Employment For Individuals With Disabilities

In a world where opportunities for individuals with disabilities often lag, Speerhead Beyond emerges as a beacon of hope. The company’s primary mission is to ensure people with disabilities and their support circles secure meaningful employment, thus enhancing their potential to live fulfilling lives. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of 2023…

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Welding: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s a Career

What started as “just a job” turned into a fulfilling career for Vince McGill. Watch as he describes his journey to becoming a welder. It wasn’t easy, his parents wanted him to get a four-year degree. But McGill ultimately found the career that was right for him. Now, he loves what he does.  He…

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Can Pro AV Industry Sales Maintain Record Numbers as U.S. Economy Slows Down?

Not every industry has been blessed with a recovery in 2022. For the Pro AV industry, though, it seems it’s won good favor with the larger trends shaping the market and B2B sales this year. According to a recent Pro AV Index report from AVIXA, Pro AV industry sales from October 2022 were averaging out…

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What Matters Most in Mentorship?

Bill Cawley, Chairman and CEO, Cawley Partners is passionate about mentorship and joined hosts David Shields, Partner, Shields Legal Group and Matthew Shields, Principal, Shield Capital Group for an insightful and genuine discussion of how these relationships bring benefits and value to both the mentor and the mentee. The core of mentorship is a mix…

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Food & Beverage
Chobani President Comments on the Rising Demand for Healthy Foods and Plans to Keep Up With Employment Demand

The demand for healthy foods has spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to an increase in purchases of more health conscious foods. Watch or read below as Chobani Inc. President Peter McGuinness speaks to Bloomberg’s Guy Johnson and Alix Steel about this increased demand and what it’s meant for the company. —   Host: So…

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educational inequities
Equitable Funding, Community Involvement, and AI Solutions Can Help Overcome Educational Inequities
June 14, 2024

Educational inequities in the U.S. have reached critical levels, particularly in underfunded and underserved communities. Recent data highlights how learning loss and achievement gaps, exacerbated by the pandemic, disproportionately affect minority and low-income students. For example, during the 2020-2021 school year, Black and Hispanic students experienced lower gains in math and reading compared to…

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food supply
Our DisruptED Food Supply with Cole Mannix at the Old Salt Co-op
June 14, 2024

The global food supply chain is under intense scrutiny, with giant agribusinesses dominating the landscape and creating vulnerabilities in how we grow and distribute food. With concerns over sustainability, ecological impact, and the health implications of our food systems, the need for innovative and regenerative agricultural practices has never been more critical. What does…

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social impact
Boston Medical Center is Leading the Way in Social Impact
June 14, 2024

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is at the forefront of health equity and social impact. Its dedicated focus is on addressing social determinants of health and improving outcomes for underserved communities. This emphasis aligns with current trends in healthcare, where social impact and community engagement are becoming increasingly critical. In this episode of the “Healthcare…

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charging stations
Blink Charging’s CEO Brendan Jones Inspects Charging Stations to Back EV Community Growth in Los Angeles, CA
June 13, 2024

As the electric vehicle (EV) market continues to expand, ensuring reliable and widespread charging infrastructure is more critical than ever. Brendan Jones, the CEO of Blink Charging, recently highlighted these efforts during a visit to Los Angeles, CA, for a conference. He checked in on Blink charging stations and spoke with customers about their…

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How 1099 Workers Fit into a Platform Economy: Can FinTech Help Today’s Gig Worker?
January 25, 2021

“Gig economy” – it’s a buzzword that’s been in the mouths of many an analyst over the last several years, with the ways we work and pay employees shifting in response to an evolving landscape. To explore some intricacies of gig work, particularly as it relates to the 1099 payroll infrastructure, Voice of B2B…

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How Women in the Workforce Are Advancing to the C-Suite
October 21, 2020

Host Daniel Litwin was joined by Dr. Rosina Racioppi, a prominent voice for women in the workplace and CEO of WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. WOMEN Unlimited is a mentoring network company for woman in corporate leadership aimed at providing leading corporations with a multi-faceted environment that helps women strengthen the skills they’ll need to become…

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How Technology is Unbundling Traditional Higher Education
August 27, 2020

Tade Oyerinde joined the host of The Voices of eLearning, JW Marshall, to discuss online learning technology and the unbundling of traditional higher education.  Oyerinde is the founder and CEO of Campuswire, an online software specifically designed to meet the needs of professors and students. “COVID accelerates a trend that already existed,” noted Oyerinde….

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How Would Continued Minimum Wage Hikes Impact Car Washes?
February 26, 2020

HB 395, a Virginia bill aimed at gradually increasing the state’s minimum hourly wage to $15 an hour cleared a major hurdle earlier this month, passing through the Virginia House along a party-line vote of 55-45. The most immediate impact would come on July 1 of this year, when the bill, first introduced by Del….

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Kieffer | Starlite Career Opportunity: Nurturing Relationships as a Client Service Manager
September 9, 2019

On this Pro AV Jobcast, host Tyler Kern explored open positions at Kieffer | Starlite with vice president of client services Steve Born. Kieffer | Starlite is a national sign company that specializes in manufacturing, service, and installation since 1956 — and today they’re looking to hire a client service manager. This position, which…

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The Risks and Rewards of Amazon’s Employee Retraining Program
July 17, 2019

On what seems like monthly basis, Amazon.com Inc. seems to be investing in a new industry, company or product. Its most recent investment, however, may prove to be its best one yet, even if it does not result in a monumental profit. The company announced this month that it will retrain more than 100,000…

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