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    E33: Trauma is Real- Meeting Challenges and Creating Positive Change

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    Venice Garner-Moore and Vernon Moore, co-owners of Embrace Your Difference, join the program to discuss how they help people heal from trauma, and the unique challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. Discover how to be resilient and create positive personal and social change. 

    Direct Link: http://employability.libsyn.com/e33-trauma-is-real-meeting-challenges-and-creating-positive-change?tdest_id=569719

    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/e33-trauma-is-real-meeting-challenges-creating-positive/id1354468062

    Google: https://play.google.com/music/m/Dwlsn3nrd2btvtdhtwkq7gocqpe?utm_medium=organic_share&utm_source=twitter

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    E32: The Intersection of Race, Racism, and Workforce Development

    EmployAbility

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    E31: Thriving in the New Normal

    EmployAbility

    Manuel Ugues, Regional Director for SERCO of Texas, joins the program to discuss how job seekers and businesses can thrive even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discover what job seekers need to think about when it comes to reskilling and upskilling and the "silver lining" to the pandemic.  

     

    Direct Link:

    https://tinyurl.com/y2br46zc

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E30: Tips for Working From Home

    EmployAbility

    The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many employees to work virtually. In this episode, you'll hear from Manuel Ugues, Regional Director for Serco of Texas, as he discusses tips for successfully working from home. 

    Click here:

    https://tinyurl.com/yc54eamt

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E29: Responding Effectively During Economic Disruption

    EmployAbility

    In this episode, you'll hear from Manuel Ugues, Regional Director for SERCO of Texas, as he discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the regional economy, and how the workforce system has responded. He also reveals the transition that SERCO had to make as an organization from providing in-person services to providing virtual services, and shares lessons and takeaways for businesses. 

    Direct Link: https://employability.libsyn.com/e29-responding-effectively-during-economic-disruption?tdest_id=569719

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E28: Leadership During Times of Crisis

    EmployAbility

    Jonathan Clark from The Eighth Mile Consulting, joins the program to share his perspective on what leaders need to do in times of crisis, and the leadership qualities that are most needed at this time. 

    Here's the direct link:

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e28-leadership-during-times-of-crisis?tdest_id=569719

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E27: Mental Health Wellness during COVID-19

    EmployAbility

    Kevin McCloskey, Director of Partnership Development at Disability Solutions, and Michelle Weinstein, Residential & Clinical Services Manager at Ability Beyond,  join the program to discuss the importance of mental health and emotional wellness during COVID-19. Discover what employees and employers can do to address and meet mental health challenges. 

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e27-mental-health-wellness-during-covid-19?tdest_id=569719

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E26: The Power of MIndset

    EmployAbility

    In this episode, you'll hear from Manuel Ugues, Regional Director for Serco of Texas, as he discusses the importance and power of mindset, and how to overcome difficult challenges. Note: This episode was recorded prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

     

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e26-the-power-of-mindset?tdest_id=569719

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    E25: Meet Mr. Adrian Lopez, Chief Executive Officer at Workforce Solutions Alamo

    EmployAbility

    Mr. Adrian Lopez, Chief Executive Officer at Workforce Solutions Alamo, joins the program to share his vision for the region, and the importance of partnerships to grow the local economy. He also discusses the importance of effective communication with stakeholders, and the self-care activities that help him unwind in his spare time. 

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e25-meet-mr-adrian-lopez-chief-executive-officer-at-workforce-solutions-alamo?tdest_id=569719

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    E24: How LinkedIn Supports Job Seekers and Employers

    EmployAbility

    Sean Galvin and Jake Hirsch-Allen from LinkedIn, join the program to discuss the work that are doing to help close the skills gap and reveal why data needs to be a priority for government and employers. They also share the various ways that LinkedIn supports employers and job seekers. 

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e24-how-linkedin-supports-job-seekers-and-employers?tdest_id=569719

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    E23: Lessons on Leadership

    EmployAbility

    David Neal, Director of The Eighth Mile Consulting, joins the program to discuss the characteristics of a successful leader, and how leaders can motivate their team. Discover the biggest mistakes that leaders make, and the relationship between risk and opportunity. 

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e23-lessons-on-leadership?tdest_id=569719

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    E22: Tapping Into The Labor Pool of Persons With Disabilities

    EmployAbility

    Kevin McCloskey, Director of Partnership Development at Disability Solutions joins the program to reveal the business case for employers to hire persons with disabilities. He discusses the efforts that have been made to change the mindset of employers, and shares how employers can be proactive about tapping into the valuable labor pool of persons with disabilities.

     

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e22-tapping-into-the-labor-pool-of-persons-with-disabilities?tdest_id=569719

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E21: Preparing for Success in the New Year

    EmployAbility

    Manuel Ugues, Regional Director for SERCO of Texas, joins the program to discuss what he does personally and professionally to prepare for the new year. Discover how to evaluate your successes and challenges from the previous year, and how to set goals and maintain momentum for the year ahead. 

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e21-preparing-for-success-in-the-new-year?tdest_id=569719

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    E20: The Power of Gratitude

    EmployAbility

    Manuel Ugues, Regional Director for Serco of Texas, shares his thoughts about the power of gratitude to achieve both personal and professional success. He also reveals what he is most grateful for, and how to build a culture of gratitude in your organization.

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e20-the-power-of-gratitude?tdest_id=569719

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    E19: Challenges and Opportunities in Youth Services

    EmployAbility

    In this episode, you'll discover the challenges and opportunities facing youth as they enter the workforce, and the services provided to help youth overcome barriers. Discover how to help youth meet their immediate needs, while encouraging them to prepare for a career.

     

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e19-challenges-and-opportunities-in-youth-services?tdest_id=569719

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E18: Tips for Employee Engagement and Retention

    EmployAbility

    In this episode, you'll hear from Manuel Ugues, regional director for Serco of Texas, as he discusses the importance of employee engagement and retention, and various strategies for finding and keeping talent for your organization. 

    Apple Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/employability/id1354468062?mt=2

    Google Link: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Igx6npb56mmk5zc23primranpue?t%3DEmployability%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16

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    E17: Social Media and Job Seekers

    EmployAbility

    Tricia Driscoll, founder of KO Integral Marketing, joins the program to discuss the importance of social media and having a digital presence for both employers and job seekers. Discover some of the biggest mistakes that job seekers often make when it comes to social media, and what to do instead.  

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e17-social-media-and-job-seekers?tdest_id=569719

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    E16: Recruitment, Retention and Values- An Interview With SERCO of Texas Regional Manager Manuel Ugues

    EmployAbility

    SERCO of Texas Regional Manager Manuel Ugues joins the program to discuss the values that drive SERCO, and the qualities that he looks for in employees and leaders in the organization. Discover tips for recruitment and retention and how to create a positive and effective work culture. 

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e16-recruitment-retention-and-values-an-interview-with-serco-of-texas-regional-manager-manuel-ugues?tdest_id=569719

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    E15: Personal Finance- Tips and Takeaways 

    EmployAbility

    E15: Personal Finance- Tips and Takeaways 

     In this episode, you'll hear from Andres Rivas, Independent Representative at Primerica, as he discusses some things you need to consider when it comes to personal finance. Discover the importance of keeping a good credit score, how much money you should save, and how to plan ahead for your future.  

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e15-personal-finance-tips-and-takeaways?tdest_id=569719

    Andres Rivas Website:

    https://drarchfinancial.wordpress.com/

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    E14: How to Create a Culture of Diversity In Your Workplace 

    EmployAbility

    In this episode, you'll learn why diversity is crucial for the success of your organization, and how to create a workplace culture where everyone feels accepted and welcomed. You'll also discover tips and innovative ideas for celebrating diversity.  

     

    http://employability.libsyn.com/e14-how-to-create-a-culture-of-diversity-in-your-workplace?tdest_id=569719

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    E13: Lessons for Entrepreneurs

    EmployAbility

    Joe Rutland joins the program to discuss his journey of becoming a professional writer and shares advice for anyone wanting to start their own business.

     

    https://workforcepods.com/podcasts/Employability/
     

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    E12: The Gig Economy- Tips From a Blogger and Freelance Writer

    EmployAbility

    This episode features an interview with blogger and freelance writer Sherry White, as she discusses how she got started with writing, and the impact that the gig economy has had on her life. She also shares tips for others who want to earn money from being a writer, or being a freelance worker in general.   

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCO_Gig_Economy.mp3

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    E11: Recruiting and Retaining Veterans

    EmployAbility

    Bob Gear from the Texas Veteran's Leadership Program joins the program to discuss the work that his organization is doing to connect returning veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with the resources and tools they need to lead productive lives and enjoy the full benefits of the society they have willingly served.

     http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCOE11.mp3

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    E10: Vocational Rehabilitation- Mission Driven and Dual Customer Focused

    EmployAbility

    Rick Sizemore, Director of the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center, joins the program to discuss how he came to work in vocational rehabilitation, and how to empower persons with disabillities to find meaningful work with family supporting wages. He also shares the importance of being mission driven and dual customer focused. 

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCO_RS.mp3
    To learn more about Rick and V/R Workforce Studio, visit https://vrworkforcestudio.com/blog/

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    E09: Innovating and Engaging The Future Workforce

    EmployAbility

    Veronica Sanchez-Peavey, Sr. Assistant Vice President, Adult Programs at SER Metro-Detroit joins the program to discuss workforce trends and the qualities that employers are looking for in job seekers. Veronica also reveals some of the innovative methods that SER is using to engage youth and how SER is supporting their local economy. 

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCO_10_9_18_1.mp3

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    E08: The Power of Social Media

    EmployAbility

    David Kash Vasquez, owner of Grow Laredo, a digital marketing agency, discusses the importance of social media and digital marketing, and why companies need to have a strong online presence.

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCOE08.mp3  

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    E07 What You Need to Know About Millennials

    EmployAbility

    In this episode, we explore facts and misconceptions about Millennials- their values, what motivates them, and what employers need to keep in mind when it comes to attracting and retaining Millennial talent.  
    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCOE07.mp3

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    E06 Higher Education and the Future of Work

    EmployAbility

    Vincent R Solis, Laredo Community College
    Senior Vice President for Academic &
    Student Affairs. Solis speaks about his almost three decades in higher education, how education changes lives, and the future of work as it is.

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCOE06.mp3 

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    E05 I Have A Job, Now What?

    EmployAbility

    Unit Director at HEB Laredo, spoke about his career, his passion for helping people, and how the good leadership and his soft skills helped him to grow inside the company. Listen to the podcast here ow.ly/q9pB30mrOCi

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    E04 A Dynamic Workforce

    EmployAbility

    Ken Trevino, President and CEO of Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend joins the program to discuss his perspective on workforce development trends.
    http://ow.ly/k1TE30lWLpN 

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    E03: Workforce as a Business Owner

    EmployAbility

    Victor Gonzalez-Chairman of the Board, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend joins the program to discuss his perspective about workforce as a business owner. 

    http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/SERCOE03.mp3 

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    E02 Current Trend and Opportunities

    EmployAbility

    Rogelio Treviño from Workforce Solutions for South Texas joins the program to discuss the changes that are happening in the economy and workforce and the innovative practices that they are implementing to meet these changes. http://ow.ly/9hIl30m03cy 

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    E01  Innovative Practices in Workforce Development

    EmployAbility

    Andrea De La Garza, Project Director for SERCO of Texas: Workforce Solutions for South Texas joins the program to discuss her journey of choosing workforce development as a career, and reveals the innovative initiatives that she and her staff are involved in.http://traffic.libsyn.com/employability/EMPLOYABILITYE01.mp3

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    Project Director

    Andrea De La Garza

    A self-starter with a passion for leading and motivating individuals to professional growth and excellence. Andrea is an outstanding individual who is eager to meet new people and take on new challenges at every opportunity that is available to her.

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    A Podcast by Serco of Texas

    EmployAbility

    Employability is powered by SERCO and features workforce leaders sharing best practices and innovative solutions. SERCO plays an integral role in addressing the nation’s workforce needs with a market-driven workforce development system approach that responds to the needs of employers and job seekers.http://workforcepods.com/podcasts/Employability/

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