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Building a Diverse & Inclusive Workforce Through Apprenticeship

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Episode 7: Mary Wright, Program Manager for SHRM Human Resources Registered Apprenticeship Program Mary Wright, Program Manager for the newly launched SHRM Human Resources Registered Apprenticeship Program, discusses how “earn and learn” apprenticeships are helping to close the skills gap and enable employers to access new workforce talent. https://inclusiveapprenticeship.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Ep-311-PIA-Series-Mary_Wright_Apprenticeship_Program_Mgr_SHRM.mp3 Transcript Introduction: [00:00:00.96] Welcome to the Workology Podcast, a podcast for the disruptive workplace leader. Join host Jessica Miller-Merrell, founder of Workology.com, as she sits down and gets to the bottom of trends, tools and case studies for the business leader, HR and recruiting professional who is tired of the status quo. Now, here's Jessica with this episode of Workology. Jessica Miller-Merrell: [00:00:26.73] This episode of the Workology podcast is part of a podcast series powered by the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship, or PIA. PIA is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, or ODEP. In November of 2020, ODEP launched PIA to ensure all apprenticeship programs are inclusive and accessible to people with disabilities. PIA collaborates with employers and apprentice programs to help meet employer talent needs and enable people with disabilities to benefit from apprenticeships that increase their opportunities for lifelong access to high...
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Hiring and Retaining Apprentices with Disabilities

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Apprenticeship.gov provides information and resources on the basics of apprentices, hiring and retaining apprentices with disabilities, and the apprenticeship Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) regulations that support inclusive workplaces. Resources are also available on potential career paths to pursue through apprenticeship and case studies targeted toward employers on the benefits of apprenticeships.

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Advancing Inclusion Through Clean Energy Jobs

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With the push for “green jobs,” this analysis by the Brookings Institute is designed to help energy-sector professionals, state and local policymakers, regional education and training sector leaders, and community organizations get a clearer look at the nature, needs, and opportunities associated with the future clean energy workforce. This analysis explores the extent to which such occupations will offer inclusive pathways to economic opportunity.

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The Future of Work: How the Tech Industry is Addressing the Skills Gap and Building a Diverse 21st Century Workforce

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Episode 6: Jackie Black, Director of Membership for the Consumer Technology Association Jackie Black, Director of Membership for the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), discusses the tech industry’s commitment to growing a diverse and inclusive 21st century workforce. She dives into how CTA's dedicated Future of Work initiatives, including the Apprenticeship Coalition and the 21st Century Workforce Council, are getting people back to work and preparing the workforce for the jobs of the future. https://inclusiveapprenticeship.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/ep-302-Jackie_Black_CTA.mp3 Transcript Introduction: [00:00:00.96] Welcome to the Workology Podcast, a podcast for the disruptive workplace leader. Join host Jessica Miller-Merrill, founder of Workology.com, as she sits down and gets to the bottom of trends, tools and case studies for the business leader, HR and recruiting professional who is tired of the status quo. Now, here's Jessica with this episode of Workology. Jessica Miller-Merrell: [00:00:26.22] This episode of the Workology podcast is part of a podcast series powered by the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship, or PIA. PIA is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, or ODEP. In November of 2020 ODEP launched PIA to ensure all apprenticeship programs are inclusive and accessible to people with disabilities. PIA collaborates with employers and apprenticeship programs to...
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The “Why” and “How” of Creating Inclusive Apprenticeships

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Episode 5: Josh Christianson, Project Director at the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA) Josh Christianson, Project Director at the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeship (PIA), discusses the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, how inclusive apprenticeship programs can support organizations’ diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility efforts (DEIA), and what it means to approach employment practices through an intersectional lens. https://inclusiveapprenticeship.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Ep-298_inclusive_apprenticeship_programs.mp3 Transcript Introduction: [00:00:00.96] Welcome to the Workology Podcast, a podcast for the disruptive workplace leader. Join host Jessica Miller-Merrill, founder of Workology.com, as she sits down and gets to the bottom of trends, tools and case studies for the business leader, HR and recruiting professional who is tired of the status quo. Now, here's Jessica with this episode of Workology. Jessica Miller-Merrell: [00:00:26.62] The Workology podcast is sponsored by UpscaleHR and Ace The HR Exam. This episode of the Workology podcast is part of a podcast series powered by the Partnership on Inclusive Apprenticeships, or PIA. PIA is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy, or ODEP. In November of 2020, ODEP launched PIA to ensure all apprenticeship programs are inclusive and accessible to people with disabilities. PIA collaborates with employers and apprenticeship programs to...
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