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Workforce Waves

Dec 24, 2018

What is the connection between housing and workforce development? In this episode, you'll discover how an investment in housing can help with economic and workforce development. You'll hear a story of a housing initiative in Newton, Iowa and the takeaways and lessons learned from that initiative.  

Dec 6, 2018

This episode features an interview with Thomas Michaels, data analyst from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. Discover  workforce trends in the region, current analytics about the state of the workforce, and some tips for coping with changes in the labor market. 

Nov 2, 2018

Amy Hubbell, founder and executive coach at Boreal Leadership, LLC, joins the program to discuss what leadership means both for companies and for the region. Amy shares her definition of leadership and reveals 5 things you can do right now to become a better leader. 


Oct 8, 2018

Today's guest is Kevin Pagorek, Plant Manager at the Minong facility for Jack Link's Protein Snacks. Join us as we tackle out of the box ideas for recruiting, and gain insights about how Jack Link's is tackling their workforce needs.


Aug 10, 2018

When we think about customer service, we tend to think of the retail and hospitality industries, but customer service is important for all businesses! In this episode we are joined by trainer, speaker and customer service expert Maribeth Monroe as she discusses how customer service directly impacts your bottom line and...