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DC Works is the official podcast of the DC Department of Employment Services. Stay in the know while on the go, staying up to date on workforce issues in the District of Columbia and around the nation, hosted by Director Odie Donald II. For more information, visit https://does.dc.gov or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

DC Works is the official podcast of the DC Department of Employment Services. Stay in the know while on the go, staying up to date on workforce issues in the District of Columbia and around the nation, hosted by Director Odie Donald II. For more information, visit https://does.dc.gov or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
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DC Works is the official podcast of the DC Department of Employment Services. Stay in the know while on the go, staying up to date on workforce issues in the District of Columbia and around the nation, hosted by Director Odie Donald II. For more information, visit https://does.dc.gov or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Episodes

DC Works Ep. 5: #BEENBOSS - Working on Changing the World

2/27/2018
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Natalie Cofield, the founder of Walker’s Legacy, joins the DC Works podcast for a rousing discussion on how women, specifically millennial women, can utilize their personal prowess to achieve personal success as well as work with government agencies to achieve professional goals. Additionally, Director Donald and Ms. Cofield discuss ways in which the community can connect with agencies to bring about change and create movement in our communities.

Duration:00:38:13

DC Works Ep. 3: Federal Funds, Local Impact: How the Federal Budget Will Impact The DC Workforce System

1/29/2018
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Ron Painter, CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards, joins the program this Wednesday to discuss national trends in workforce, and his thoughts on how the federal budget will impact both the local and national workforce system as well as how the District is implementing groundbreaking programs. Discover the connection between the education system and the workforce system and how funding for both systems is crucial for overall economic development in the U.S., as well as the...

Duration:00:25:49

DC Works Ep. 2: Building Strong Partnerships Between Government and Business

1/23/2018
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Public and private partnerships are one of the ways in which cities, like Washington, DC, are creating impactful programs that get residents working. This episode features an interview with Thomas Penny, President of Donohoe Hospitality Services. Mr. Penny shares his story of how he rose up in the hospitality industry and the importance of building partnerships between the government and business sector.

Duration:00:18:41

DC Works Ep. 1: How DC is Winning the National Workforce Race

1/23/2018
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Scott Sanders, Exec. Director of the National Association of State Workforce Agencies, joins the program to discuss ways in which the District of Columbia has been succeeding at implementing national workforce programs. Mr. Sanders also shares his view about current trends in the national workforce system and opportunities he has seen DC flourish at when it comes to workforce development.

Duration:00:23:33