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Partnership Launches Future Ready DSM Podcast

July 7, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (July 7, 2021) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership has launched a new Future Ready DSM podcast series. The Future Ready DSM podcast provides a snapshot of the future world of work and shares insights on the employment landscape for people who are just entering the workforce as well as those looking to advance in or change their career paths. Each episode will feature local or national leaders and experts on the latest trends in talent development in Greater Des Moines (DSM). The podcast is hosted by Dr. Marvin DeJear, Senior Vice President of Talent Development at The Partnership.

The first podcast episode of the series is available today and features Beth Townsend, Director of Iowa Workforce Development. Townsend gives an overview of the state’s current employment situation and efforts to prepare students for future jobs. A podcast episode set to publish on July 21 will feature economist James Chung, who gives an analytical perspective of DSM’s economy.

“Talent attraction, retention and development continue to be key areas of focus we hear from Greater Des Moines Partnership Members and Investors,” DeJear said. “Whether you are new to the region, thinking about a career for the first time or changing your professional career, our goal is to provide relevant employment information and resources.”

Listen to the first episode and future episodes at DSMpartnership.com/podcasts.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.