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Getting To Work

Dec 16, 2019

Dianna Schuler, Business Relations Manager at BEST, Inc., joins the program to discuss the benefits of apprenticeship programs for employers and for regional economic development. She reveals how apprenticeships can be a powerful tool to attract, recruit and retain quality talent, and how employers can learn more about...

Oct 22, 2019

Pam Furlan, Executive Director of BEST, Inc., joins the program to discuss a new grant that is dedicated to helping people in recovery from opioid addiction return to the workforce. Pam reveals the details of the grant, some of the data about the cost of addiction in the workplace, and the stakeholders and partners...

Sep 24, 2019

In this episode you'll hear about the truck driver training offered through Illinois Valley Community College. You'll learn about the opportunities that exist, as well as industry trends. Discover the diverse range of people who are becoming truck drivers, and the various types of jobs that are available. 

Sep 5, 2019

In this episode, you'll discover what it takes to pursue a career as a certified medical assistant (CMA). Learn about the certification requirements, how to get licensed and the salary range for CMA's. You'll also hear about a new program that can help you become a CMA. 

Aug 7, 2019

In this episode, you'll hear from Sara Escatel, Director of Adult Education at Illinois Valley Community College, as she describes the range of services that they offer. She also shares success stories and the benefits of adult education services for job seekers and employers.