Listen to WKXL host Bill Kearney discuss the skills, jobs and employment opportunities that exist in our rapidly chaining economy. Nicholas Wyman, author of Job U and CEO of IWSI Consulting, and WKXL host Bill Kearny discuss Bill Gates, the current minimum wage, and the power that apprenticeships and traineeships can have on the future of our economy.
Following Your Passion into a Career Path
Job U author Nicholas Wyman and Marsha Barancik from the Institute for Workplace Skills and Innovation talk employment, learning and earning and the myriad of options available for students considering career options. They join the program, ‘Focus Talk’ with Dennis Snipe, 89.3 WKKC Radio at Kings College of Chicago.
Dennis is the Station Manager and Assistant Director of Operations at 89.3 WKKC – FM “The Official Radio Station of the City Colleges of Chicago,” where Dennis spends a large amount
of time encouraging and instructing students who are part of the Media Communications Program, which Dennis, along with radio guru, Marv Dyson, was instrumental in designing.
Developing the Skills Companies Need
Nicholas Wyman, Author of Job U, joins well known hosts Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano to look at the skills issues around Chicago’s IT and Skills Sector and discusses the important role of the new ‘STEM’ (Science, technology, engineering and maths) P-TECH Schools. They also discuss the importance of people choosing a career path they are passionate about.
What are the Skill Demands of a 21st Century Workplace?
Hosts Michael Cameron and Kristi Baxter talk to Nicholas Wyman on WSCAFM Radio about the way in which international workplaces are rapidly changing and evolving to meet the new skill demands. Talented professionals, with the required skills, are searching for the right company and career opportunity. Nicholas Wyman discusses the future of work and skills training in today’s global economy.