EPG’s The Workforce Wire


Employ Prince George’s Workforce Wire Podcast serves as a platform to create an open dialogue between job seekers and businesses. Join Walter S. Simmons, Executive Director of Prince George’s County Workforce Development Board and President & CEO of Employ Prince George’s Inc., as he interviews leaders in both private and public sector workforce development, education, economic and business development on key workforce issues that matter to YOU.

EPG’s The Workforce Wire E01: 2020 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Update


This episode features an interview with Tiffany Harvey, Legislative Director, Office of the Prince George’s County Executive. Tiffany provides an overview of the outcomes of the 2019 Maryland General Assembly, including the laws that were passed, the laws that weren’t passed and the laws that were pushed for 2020. The discussion includes a conversation about the positive and negative effects of these outcomes.


EPG’s The Workforce Wire E02: Industry Spotlight: Advanced Manufacturing


This episode features an interview with Shay Curry, Manager of Human Resources, Aerospace Group – Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division at Eaton Manufacturing.

Discover the opportunities and career pathways within advanced manufacturing, the positions that Eaton Aerospace posts most frequently, and what makes advanced manufacturing different from other jobs and industries.


EPG’s The Workforce Wire E03: Engaging & Preparing Disconnected Youth for Employment

#TheWorkforceWire, we feature Employ Prince George’s in house youth expert Martin Copeland III, who discusses tips and techniques to engage and prepare Out of School Youth for employment!

So who are out of school or disconnected #youth? They are youth ages 18 to 24 who are not enrolled in school or employed. They became priorities of workforce systems across the country with the enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.

So, how do we engage and prepare our disconnected youth for employment? Listen below to find out!


EPG’s The Workforce Wire E04: The Successful Millennial (Elected Officials Edition)

#Millennials are commonly the reference of negative stereotypes in today’s workforce. At the #WorkforceWire, Employ Prince George’s in-house produced podcast series, we’re debunking the myths that surround Millennials by showcasing Successful Millennials in Government, Nonprofit and Workforce Development.

Episode 4 of EPG’s the Workforce Wire, features a candid conversation between Three successful male Millennials working in Prince George’s County: the Honorable Shawn Maldon, Mayor of Capitol Heights, MD, the Honorable Jazz Lewis, Delegate, District 24, Maryland House of Delegates and Walter Simmons, President & CEO of Employ Prince George’s.

This episode will discuss the process and effort it takes to become an elected official and what happens after becoming elected.


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