America's Jobs Team

America's Jobs Team

Latest Episodes

Episode 203: Data Can’t Be the End…It Needs to be the Start
September 21, 2022

“There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.” – Bernard Williams Schools are back in session and what better way to kick off a new school year than with an America’s Jobs T

Episode 202: Go North of The Border
July 28, 2022

“When you speak to companies about attracting and retaining talent, we often say that you can find a diverse workforce, and you can scale in the Toronto region. You can find your talent here and as ho

Episode 201: The Impact of Community
July 14, 2022

“You get to see the community change daily. Myself and my staff get to impact the community whether it’s working with our commission or working with state leaders.” –Cal Wray What is your region and c

Episode 200: Building Your Professional Network
July 07, 2022

“We exist to ultimately drive forward strategic initiatives, diversify the economy, and to raise the quality of living for everyone. We’re trying to make peoples lives better in our community.” -Danie

Episode 199: Listening to the Market
June 29, 2022

Development is about transforming the lives of people, not just transforming economies. – Joseph E. Stiglitz What would you say your purpose is within economic development? For Desa Burton, changing t

Episode 198: The Power of Team in Economic Development
June 09, 2022

“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” – Henry Ford What would you say your economic development superpower is? Jason Giulietti describes his

Episode 197: Taking a Leap of Faith
June 02, 2022

“Economic development is all about connecting, networking, and relationships.”  -Christina Frank Have you ever considered taking a leap of faith in your career? For Christina Frank, economic developme

Episode 196: Connecting the Dots
May 26, 2022

“The ultimate resource in economic development is people. It is people, not capital or raw materials that develop an economy.” – Peter Drucker What began as a small two-page business plan has develope

Episode 195: Long-Term Connections Within Economic Development
May 19, 2022

“Economic development is a great profession. It’s one where you do make lifetime friends” –  Jim Staton Have you ever built a long-lasting friendship through a working relationship? Carla Sones welcom

Episode 194: Know Your Why and Create Trust Within Your Team
April 28, 2022

“Trust is something that is built. Everybody has to come to the table being willing to bring their best to an event but also be prepared to flex in and out of roles.” – Carla Sones When you bring site