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Today Buyers Meeting Point welcomes Brian Hoffmeyer as our guest. Brian is the head of Product Marketing at IQNavigator, the leading independent technology provider of vendor management system (or VMS) software for Global 2000 companies. In that role, Brian is the voice of IQN to the markets they serve as well as an active listener to the needs of clients, prospective clients, analysts, and partners. He then works to incorporate what he hears into IQN’s products. Brian works closely with Product Strategy to define the product roadmap and with the Sales and Marketing teams to ensure they have the tools they need to do their jobs.
Procurement has a somewhat 'rocky past' with managing service categories – whether traditional or contingent labor – just because they don’t fit into the product box we’re so used to. Beyond adjusting to managing services, procurement needs to step up and address the risks specific to contingent labor - as well as the opportunities they create.
Brian recently wrote a post titled, "Is Your Contingent Workforce Management Program at Risk…of Jumping the Shark?" It contains a valuable case example as well as an excuse to have a little fun while bringing services spend under management.
In this conversation we discuss:
The major categories of risk associated with contingent labor
The upside of dealing with risk
The importance of taking a fresh look at the management of contingent labor
OptForce: The Future of Your Talent
We don’t just predict your headcount needs. We use highly accurate simulation modeling, optimization algorithms and data-mining techniques to help you conduct true workforce planning and optimization. We correlate your strategic business drivers to specific roles, skills and competencies. In this episode Dr. Jim Kelly, Dr. Marco Better, and Kelly Wenzel will share how OptForce is making workforce planning both easier and more effective.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
During the 2015 NAWB Forum workshop titled “An Open Dialogue on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act”, professionals representing a cross-section of workforce investment boards from approximately twenty states cross-pollinated their strategies, programs, practices, and ideas on WIOA. Discussion topics focused on strategically aligning workforce development programs, improving business services, and matching placements with high growth occupations and sectors. On this edition of Workforce Central, NAWB CEO and host Ron Painter is joined by Patrick Baker of PKB Consulting and Bruce Stephen, Director of Real-time Labor Intelligence for Monster Government Solutions, to summarize key ideas and information raised during the workshop, provide actionable next steps, and share additional useful resources, including relevant technology.
As a follow up to this show, you are invited to download the report from Monster Government Solutions, “From WIA to WIOA: The Evolution of Workforce Development.”
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 | 1:00 PM EDT
The VA's Homeless Veterans Community Employment Services (HVCES) program helps homeless veterans re-enter the workforce and is a valuable community partner for workforce development organizations.
The Veterans Health Administration's Homeless Veteran Community Employment Services program provides wraparound services to Veterans exiting homelessness that enable them to successfully connect with businesses and return to employment. "This unique population is highly motivated and actually has a varied skill set from which employers can benefit," shared Dr. Carma Heitzmann, Director of VA's HVCES program. "Getting formerly homeless veterans into gainful employment and supporting them during that critical first year back in the labor force increases their success in both the workforce and in maintaining their housing status." In this Workforce Central radio show from the National Association of Workforce Boards, President/CEO Ron Painter interviews Dr. Heitzmann to share the details of the HVCES program and how workforce development organizations can form partnerships and engage locally assigned Community Employment Coordinators to successfully place formerly homeless veterans into employment. Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about this valuable resource available to your region.
EDWEB PRESENTS "TEACHING ALL STUDENTS"
EDWEB,NET founder Lisa Schmucki co-hosts with yours truly welcoming Jessica Reighard of Brookes Publishing. We'll be discussing "Strategies for Inclusive Classrooms"
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The TalentCulture #TChat Show is back live in the New Year on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, from 1-2 pm ET (10-11 am PT).
Last week we talked about how to create the ultimate hiring experience, and this week we’re going to talk about why the best recruitment means smarter workforce marketing.
Today’s hiring economy is highly complex and competitive and finding top talent is harder than ever. If fact, attracting candidates and retaining current employees is a lot like attracting and retaining customers.
Candidates want to be valued and have an engaging and transparent experience and how you treat them has a direct impact on your brand. In today’s digital age, where people share experiences online, a poor candidate experience can be bad for business and translate to millions in lost revenue annually.
The fact is we are all job seekers and perpetual candidates, even if we’re currently happily employed. And candidates are the hiring organization’s to lose before they even think about applying for a job.
Today both employers and candidates alike are responsible for creating and marketing their brands — which can give both a symbiotic and differentiating competitive edge.
Join TalentCulture #TChat Show co-founders and co-hosts Meghan M. Biro and Kevin W. Grossman as they talk about why the best recruitment means smarter workforce marketing with this week’s guest: Abby Euler, Talent Acquisition Evangelist at IBM Smarter Workforce.
Thank you to all the TalentCulture sponsors, partners and supporters!
The Canadian Moto Show is on the Air 'Live' from Vernon B.C. this Wednesday night at 6:00 pm pacific 9:00 pm eastern and can be found right here http://www.canadianmotoshow.com Tonight on the Show we look forward to catching up with a broad and all inclusive cast of great guests. With the Rockstar Nationals just 31 days away tonight we will talk to Mike Alessi who will line up on a Monster Energy Leading Edge Kawasaki. Also on tonights show we will chat with Pro Womens West National number 5 Dominique Daffe'. We are also hoping to hear from Maple Ridge Motorsports Ryan Lockhart to set up what promises to be a great Summer of racing with Future West at the Stetson Bowl.
Long time Moto enthusiast and avid collector from south of the border Doug Wislon will check in with tonights show. Many last minute touches are being put on what promises to be a great Show. The Western Amateur Nationals in Raymond Alberta will be upon us very quickly and tonight we set that up as well.
Our KTM Racing rider segment profile continues tonight with Alberta's A&E Racing rider Graham Klassen. Our ever popular Canadian Moto Show giveaways continue tonight teamed up with FXR Racing and Ryno Power Sports Supplements. Be sure to have that phone ready to call in to *WIN* when the gate drops on giveaways. The first caller through anywhere in North America is eligible to win. Tell a friend, log in and hit up the ever popular chat board as the Canadian Moto Show is set to go bench racing.
Dr. Robert J. Gilbert has a multi-faceted background in both spiritual and scientific studies. He is a former U.S. Marine Corps Instructor in Nuclear-Biological-Chemical Warfare Survival; since leaving the service in 1985 he has conducted independent research into the Geometric basis of modern science and new technologies. Dr. Gilbert holds a Ph.D. in International Studies and is a published academic author in that field, contributing to the first academic textbook in the new field of Transformational Politics. Gilbert is particularly known for his remarkable ability to sift through huge amounts of information from multiple spiritual and scientific sources, and distill it into easy-to-understand trainings and resources.
Dr. Gilbert has studied multiple world spiritual traditions extensively, with advanced information from key systems integrated into the Vesica trainings. His non-sectarian approach is inclusive of individuals from all spiritual traditions, over 25 years of study and practice in the original European Rosicrucian and Holy Grail Tradition. Dr. Gilbert teaches the original independent form of Rosicrucianism, which leaves the student completely free. Students are given vital information and techniques BioGeometry founder Dr. Ibrahim Karim from Cairo, Egypt. Dr. Gilbert has trained more people in BioGeometry than anyone aside from Dr. Karim, and one of the world’s largest collections of rare European vibrational research texts. Courses, with his own new developments in practical applications of the “Vibrational Spectrum” which governs the health and consciousness of all living beings. https://www.vesica.org/general-info/about-us
More moms are in the workforce. Being a full-time working mother can lead to stress and some women have a hard time balancing work and family. Join Cadillac Louis as she offers a provoking perspective on motherhood and how to balance life as a mother or a mother figure. Find out more information on Monday May 2, 2016 at 9:00 PM est. on Blogtalkradio. Don't forget to call in at 347-539-5729.
From President Reagan's A Nation At Risk report to President Obama's Race To The Top, the American Public School system has undergone over 30 years of reform. From the infusion of testing, vouchers to charter schools, the landscape of the public school system is changing. Is it for the better? Has it made a difference in student learning outcomes or for improving teaching conditions? Where is the public school system heading?
Dr. Walter C. Farrell enters the "BULLPEN" with Dr. T to discuss the scope of changes, their meaning, and policies as it relates to the current and future structure of the American education system.
Dr. Walter C. Farrell, Jr., is professor of social work and a fellow in the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests include the study of minority economic development issues, demographic change and inter-ethnic conflict in contemporary society, the privatization and “charterization” of public education, workforce diversity, and urban social policy. He has appeared on the Today Show with Matt Lauer and National Public Radio’s The Connection to discuss public school privatization, and he has lectured to parent, teacher, and union groups throughout the nation.
Click here to read Dr. Farrell's full report on the privatization of public schools.
Adult Students, who are also working parents and Veterans, ASK Dr. Applewhite and guests about ways to minimize the impact of stress at school and work. The very thought of WAR may increase Emotional Disabilities (depression, anxiety PTSD, MST and more). Many report that hearing about dailyconflictsaround the world (e.g Syria, Iran, Afghanistan, Israel, North Korea, some African countries) has a negative impact on their performance. This episode may help minimize stress and encourage us to seek resources to avoid dropping out of classes, work, and/or life!
To learn more about us how you can support Veterans and other disabled adult students achieve their education and workforce goals visit http://www.whiteappleinstitute.org . Please make a tax-deductible donation so we can continue this work. Thank you. This is a rerun of a broadcast aired as The Impact of tress As It Relates to War, School, and work on 8-30-2014.
"This campaign is going as well as it is, with the extraordinary energy and enthusiasm we are generating all across this country," Sanders said. "Look at this room here tonight, we have over 6,000 people. The reason we are generating this enthusiasm is because we are doing something very unusual in contemporary American politics. We are telling the truth."Sanders looked to capture the state's vote and its 29 delegates in his speech, during which he played to the state's economic and social woes, many of which he said were similar to the plights being suffered by citizens throughout the country.Sanders pointed out West Virginia's workforce participation rate, which is the lowest in the country, noting that 53 percent of adults in the state who are eligible to work actually have jobs.Herald-Dispatch LACIE PIERSON