ACT Ready for Work
A Podcast to Help You Assess, Develop, and Grow Your Workforce
We all have a stake in making our communities more competitive. Closing the skills gap and driving economic growth starts at the grassroots level. Tune into the Ready for Work podcast for a bimonthly discussion about strengthening the workforce ecosystem.
Make ACT Ready for Work your go-to source for ideas to revolutionize your workforce. Provided by the experts. Curated by ACT.
Meet the Host – Jasen Jones
Jasen Jones joined ACT as a vital member of the Work Ready Communities team in 2017. Prior to working with ACT, Jasen managed the award-winning Southwest Missouri Workforce Development Board. His career also includes work with two local Chambers of Commerce and a seven-year stint in radio broadcasting.
Jasen completed the U.S. Chamber Institute for Organization Management at Colorado College and the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma. The National Association of Workforce Development Professionals awarded Jasen the Thomas Ahlers System Building Award in 2015. Throughout his career, Jasen attained numerous state and national awards along with prominent case studies for the integration of workforce and economic development.