On the Job Podcast S5:E4 – Booting Up a Better Career

We’re excited to announce  a brand-new episode of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job Podcast!

A lot can change in a year, especially the kind of year we’ve all had. This season, we’re shining a light on folks who have chosen unique career paths; by necessity or by choice. You’ll  hear surprising stories of people excelling in non-traditional roles and meet folks who have put non-profit work front and center in their lives.

Season 5, Episode 4: Booting Up a Better Career

During the height of the pandemic, unemployment peaked at around 15%. And many of the jobs lost, especially in industries that were already seeing disruption through automation and outsourcing, may never come back. Enter Benny Boas and the Burlington Code Academy. He and his co-founder Alex Horner have created a ‘boot camp’ to teach people new skills, primarily in software coding and interface design. BCA is a lifeline for folks trying to attain new, work-from-home friendly skills – especially single parents who are balancing raising children with making a living.

 

 

Don’t miss an episode!

The On the Job podcast series shares inspiring stories about the pursuit of work. Jobs give us a connection to our community and the ability to provide for ourselves and our families. Your work may be your passion, or it could just be the way you make ends meet. On The Job dives into the multiple employment milestones of life.

Download the On the Job podcast on iTunes or anywhere you listen to your favorite podcasts.

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