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Workforce Waves

Jan 21, 2019

**Note- between the time this episode was recorded and released, Whitecap Mountain Resort's main lodge was destroyed in a fire. However, the leadership and staff remain optimistic about the future and intend to rebuild. To learn more, visit 

Recreation, tourism, food service and retail are...

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.