On the Job Podcast

On the Job Podcast: All Season 6 Episodes Available for Streaming!

Need a podcast to listen to on your way to work or on your lunch break?

The full season of the Express Employment Professionals’ On the Job podcast is now available for streaming!

During this season, we focused on how people and businesses are getting back to work. Let’s call it “The Great Transformation.” Employers need people to work more than ever, and we’ll be hearing from people navigating this new normal for themselves as they find their life’s work.

If you haven’t had a chance to listen or if you missed an episode, you may catch up on all eight episodes below! (more…)

On the Job Podcast S5:E8 – Fighting To Give Others a Fighting Chance

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.

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On the Job Podcast S5:E6 – Starting a Business is No Cakewalk

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.

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On the Job Podcast S5:E5 – Not Your Every Day P.I.

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 5: Not Your Every Day P.I.

If Kitty Hailey didn’t exist, some enterprising author would have conjured her up. A well put-together woman of a certain age, she resembles a hip kindergarten teacher – a fact which has served her well in her actual occupation; she’s a private investigator. Using the skills she’s honed over decades of investigative work, Kitty has risen to a position of prominence in her field, evolving from the typical “cheating spouse” assignments to doing trial work that has had positive, life-changing impact for the folks she’s worked with.

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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.

 

 

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On the Job Podcast S5:E3 – Comics with a Cause

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 3: Comics with a Cause Jaye Gardiner is about as perfect an example of a modern-day renaissance person as you can get. A first-generation American of Belizean descent, a scientist and cancer researcher, she spends what little free time she has creating and publishing aspirational comics to increase students’ STEM literacy. She’s a born teacher, capable of reducing complex science into simple and easy to grasp metaphors. You can check out her company, JKX comics, here.    

On the Job Podcast S5:E2 – Giving Back to Those Who Served

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 2: Giving Back to Those Who Served

For the Calabrese family, based in Utica, New York, serving their community is a family tradition. In 2013, John Calabrese Sr. and his wife Lori embarked on a new career by opening up their own Express Employment Professionals franchise. Intrigued by the business, their son, John Jr., joined the cause and began doing the important work of matching candidates with companies and vice versa. Along the way, he noted that a lot of the area’s unemployed were also veterans – many of them homeless and struggling. So he and his family launched the Veterans Supply Drive initiative, using two repurposed military vehicles to collect and distribute food and clothing, as well as monetary donations for like-minded charities. Twenty tons of donated food later, John Jr. has received awards for his important and proactive work.

 

 

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