And That's Why We Code
A New Podcast for the Industries We Serve
The And That's Why We Code (ATWWC) podcast was started in February 2020 as a culture-building initiative between our Marketing and Human Resources departments. Since then, the show has grown, and we've launched a client edition to complement the employee version.
ATWWC is hosted by:
- Jenna Silva: Human Resources Training Coordinator
- Kelly Tew: Marketing Writer/Coordinator
- Evan Brenner: Digital Content Coordinator
- Don Compton: Producer and Graphic Designer
Press play below to hear our first two externally-facing episodes of And That's Why We Code.
Episode 1: Education and Workforce Partnerships to Create Stronger Outcomes
The Virtual Career Center Provides a Talent Pipeline for South Florida
In our inaugural client edition of the And That's Why We Code podcast, we talk with Florida Memorial University's President, Dr. Jaffus Hardrick, and CareerSource South Florida's Executive Director, Rick Beasley. Dr. Hardrick and Mr. Beasley discuss their collaboration and implementation of the Virtual Career Center.
Feel free to check out FMU's implementation of VCC by visiting careersource.fmuniv.edu.
Episode 2: Breaking Boundaries and Transforming Lives Through Free Education
ALISON's Mike Feerick discusses free learning platforms for education and skills training
In the second episode of And That's Why We Code: Client Edition, Geographic Solutions connects across the pond with Alison.com founder and CEO, Mike Feerick, to talk about his mission to educate the world and how his company is radically changing the availability of education.
Free education has the power to break through boundaries and transform lives. As one of the world's largest free learning platforms for education and skills training, Alison.com is dedicated to making it possible for anyone, to study anything, anywhere, at any time, for free online, at any subject level. Their mission is to be a catalyst for positive social change, creating opportunity, prosperity, and equality for everyone.
Episode 3: NCWorks Employment Analysts Team Up to Recognize
Vet-Friendly Employers in Innovate Ways
IThe NC Division of Workforce Solutions (NC DWS) provides experienced help to veterans, transitioning service members, and eligible spouses seeking a job. Recently, the U.S. Department of Labor recognized three NC DWS employment analysts for their innovative work with the NCWorks Veterans Portal.
Chris Silvers, Amy Pritchett, and Teresa Boone developed a way to identify employers that have received HIRE Vets Medallion Awards. Listen to the third episode of And That's Why We Code: Client Edition as we interview the team about their work with the NCWorks Vets Portal, and the innovation behind identifying employers who earn HIRE Vets Medallion Awards.