Workforce Wednesday KVTA Radio Interviews
Select year tabs below to listen to KVTA radio interviews.
April 2021: Earth Day
March 2021: County of Ventura Farmworker Resource Program
February 2021: SB1 Construction Careers Program
January 2021: English Language Learner Navigator Program
January 2020: Benefits of Hiring Older Workers
February 2020: National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDWG) Update
March 2020: COVID-19 Resources
April 2020: COVID-19 Interview
May 2020: COVID-19 AJCC Services
June 2020: Manufacturing Certificate
August 2020: Youth Services
September 2020: Prison to Employment Services
November 2020: Employment Recovery Program
January 2019: Growing apprenticeship opportunities in Ventura County: 3C-Ren Tri-Counties Regional Energy Network
February 2019: Port of Hueneme local labor opportunities
March 2019: DOL emergency grant (NDWG) to hire dislocated workers to help with the Woolsey & Hill Fires
April 2019: Summer at City Hall paid internship program
May 2019: HOPE program providing healthcare career opportunities to students in Ventura County
July 2019: Census 2020 Challenges and Opportunities
August 2019: VACE “Fall” into Career Opportunities
September 2019: Agriculture is Big Business
October 2019: Prison to Employment Update
December 2019: Veterans’ Workforce Development
January 2018: Ventura County Economic Vitality Plan
February 2018: Ventura County Thomas Fire Recovery Resources
March 2018: Millennials in the workplace
April 2018: Port of Hueneme MAST World Trade Week
May 2018: The unretirement trend
June 2018: Work-Based Learning in Ventura County
August 2018: Recruitment Struggles
September 2018: ACE High School and their new designation as an international baccalaureate world school!
October 2018: Ventura County to serve justice-involved individuals and help them to the labor force
November 2018: Veteran’s Services: What can we do for you?
January 2017: Career Exploration
February 2017: Staffing challenges and skill gaps
March 2017: Promoting STEM careers to students of all ages
April 2017: What is the purpose of teacher externship and how does it work?
May 2017: Opportunities and benefits of running a green or sustainable business
June 2017: Ventura County Grows Business
August 2017: Value and opportunity of Apprenticeship Programs
September 2017: America’s Job Centers of California (AJCC)
October 2017: Programs & Accomplishments of the P-20 Council and the ongoing foundational work being done to engage Ventura County youth.
December 2017: Opportunities for Pathways to Youth Employment in Ventura County.
January 27, 2016: Career Pathways are good for business
March 2, 2016: Helping employers and employees transition through a layoff
March 30, 2016: On-the-job training programs through the WDB
April 20, 2016: WDB-VC partners with local economic development professionals to connect employers with a wide range of free and low-cost business services
May 25, 2016: How projects at the Naval Base and the Port of Hueneme are contributing to our local economy
June 22, 2016: Internships
August 24, 2016: What is Ventura County doing to reduce high school dropout rate?
September 28, 2016: WDB Manufacturing Week
October 26, 2016: Helping veterans and their families as they re-enter the civilian workforce
November 30, 2016: Reconnecting Disconnected Youth
February 18, 2015: Tourism/Hospitality credential program in Ventura County
March 25, 2015: What it takes to prepare for good-paying jobs and rewarding careers in infrastructure work
April 22, 2015: Job interviews: What employers look for, what makes them cringe?
May 27, 2015: Why hiring a disabled person is a good idea
July 1, 2015: From WIA to WIOA and WIB to WDB
August 26, 2015: 2015 Youth Opportunity Award: WIB winner and a partnership that make a difference in Ventura County
September 23, 2015: WIB winners and partnerships that make a difference in Ventura County, part 2
October 21, 2015: Manufacturing Day
December 9, 2015: Apprenticeships are a win-win for both employers and job seekers
January 29, 2014: Re-engaging baby boomers with a new role in the job market
February 26, 2014: What it takes to get your foot in the door in a rewarding career in manufacturing
April 23, 2014: Healthcare: changing job landscape and career opportunities/emerging and growing jobs from healthcare reform
May 28, 2014: What is Ventura County Grows Business, and why is it important?
June 18, 2014: Free and low-cost resources in Ventura County
August 20, 2014: Partnerships that make a difference: multiple entities engaged in workforce development
September 24, 2014: Role of pre-school in workforce readiness
October 22, 2014: Manufacturing: What makes bio medical device manufacturing one of V County’s hidden treasures?
November 19, 2014: Why hiring a veteran is good for business
January 30, 2013: How manufacturing is creating wealth in Ventura County
February 27, 2013: EDC-VC and SBDC – What resources are available to help small businesses and manufacturers in Ventura County?
April 3, 2013: 2013 State of The Region Report and WIB Awards
April 24, 2013: How do government contracts affect the local economy in Ventura County?
May 29, 2013: VCJobsWithaFuture.org
July 17, 2013: What makes Ventura County and attractive option for businesses?
August 21, 2013: Part 1 of WIB Award Winners: What are businesses doing to connect with young people
September 18, 2013: Part 2 of WIB Award Winners: What are businesses doing to connect with young people?
October 23, 2013: Why does my kid need to learn manual skills, even if he’s planning to go to college?
November 20, 2013: How are Californian’s “green” priorities affecting local businesses and jobs?
January 25, 2012: New initiatives for veteran
February 22, 2012: Work experience for youth
March 21, 2012: 2012 WDB Awards
April 25, 2012: Economic Development: How can we attract and retain businesses and jobs in Ventura County?
May 23, 2012: Ventura County Infrastructure: Who will be ready to build and repair our roads in 10 years?
June 20, 2012: Sustainability: Economic advantage to Ventura County for agriculture to “go green”
July 18, 2012: Tourism: What makes people want to visit Ventura County?
August 22, 2012: Healthcare: Who will be ready to take care of us in 10 years?
September 26, 2012: Career Planning: Preparing students for jobs of the future
October 24, 2012: College and career readiness a national priority
November 28, 2012: How can a seasonal job lead to long-term employment?