On the Job Podcast Series

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  • This podcast series shares inspiring stories about the pursuit of work. Jobs give us a connection to our community and the ability to provide for ourselves and our families. Your work may be your passion, or it could just be the way you make ends meet. On The Job dives into the multiple employment milestones of life.



  • On the Job Podcast Season 4 – Listen to the latest episode!


  • To Be Good At This Job
    Season 4, Episode 8: To Be Good At This Job, You Just Have To Be ... Good

    For those of us fortunate enough to be able to work from home during the pandemic, our new normal finds us juggling the pressures of work, family and health in ways we hadn't previously experienced. Imagine being responsible for 45 elderly folks spread across three bucolic residential homes during all of this? And not just accounting for them, but catering to their every need, honoring their extremely specific food requests, staging an elaborate Easter party and tending to their life and death medical needs in the face of an especially threatening virus. For Josh Winn, it's not just a labor of love, it's a compassionate calling.

     

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    Comfort Food With Dignity
    Season 4, Episode 7: Comfort Food With Dignity

    Catering - and food service in general - is a challenging work in the best of times. And now, with public-facing events still mostly shut down, Heather Bublick and her business partner/chef/husband D'Andre Carter have found new ways to bring their gourmet comfort food to the masses via "Soul & Smoke." They're serving their delicious fare to school kids in need, unemployed hospital workers, nursing homes and "the populations that need us most" in their native Chicago.

     

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    Gimme The Asphalt
    Season 4, Episode 6: Gimme The Asphalt!

    Just about 200,000 of the estimated 3.5 million truckers on the road today are women - and that number represents a 65% increase over the last decade. Today we catch up with one of them, Ingrid Brown, a 5'2" 50-something grandma who's been driving a rig for over four decades. Calling from the cab of her truck, Ingrid, whose role has been deemed "essential" throughout the Covid-19 crisis, gives us insight into what keeps her happily rolling across the country as she surpasses the 4 million mile mark, looking forward to spending time with her family while simultaneously dreaming about her next journey.

     

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    Answering the Call
    Season 4, Episode 5: Answering the Call

    For Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), the coronavirus is only the latest chapter in a vocation that requires constant vigilance. Meet Kyle Robillard, an EMT/Fireman/Sports Doctor, who tells us how multi-tasking tends to be a way of life for emergency responders, even as the stakes become more personal.

     

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    Winds of Change
    Season 4, Episode 4: Winds of Change

    Wind turbines have changed the way our country operates and are only becoming more popular-and creating highly skilled jobs along the way. In this episode, we talk to skilled technician Jim Slicer as he maintains turbines in rural Vermont.

     

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    A Labor Of Love
    Season 4, Episode 3: A Labor of Love

    Teachers and school administrators have been navigating the new normal and attempting to continue doing what they've always done: enrich the knowledge and lives of students everywhere. In this episode, elementary school teacher Gail Campopiano shares the ways in which her approach to her role has changed, and the deeper connections that make teaching such a rewarding, if at times difficult, profession. 

     

     

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    Dr-Gurner
    Season 4, Episode 2: Dr. Julie Gurner

    How can you do your job better, advance in your career, and unlock your potential? Listen along as Dr. Julie Gurner, Executive Performance Coach, shares how to identify and understand behaviors that allow people to level up in their careers and everyday lives.

     

     

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    Cartographer
    Season 4, Episode 1: The Cartographer

    Meet Tom Harrison, a former park ranger turned cartographer, as he patiently navigates the world around him and turns his adventures into high-quality maps.

     

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