During this season, we focused on how people and businesses are getting back to work. Let’s call it “The Great Transformation.” Employers need people to work more than ever, and we’ll be hearing from people navigating this new normal for themselves as they find their life’s work.
If you haven’t had the chance to listen or maybe missed an episode, check out all eight episodes below!
Brown University economist Mark Blyth sets the stage for Season 6 of “On The Job” by telling the story of how we got where we are today.
General store manager Karen Banks perseveres through the turbulence of losing her employees, and the huge influx of customers coming into her small Vermont town.
Scott Carey leaves his stable, decade-long career in marketing to make a risky move doing something he loves – being a butcher.
Educator and software engineer Thierry Mugabo Uwilingiyamana knows what the stakes are when education isn’t allowed to flourish – so he’s dedicated his life to spreading knowledge and giving kids the tools they need to love learning.
Marcellie Bellinger cleaned up the streets of Yonkers, NY—literally. He takes his job as a Ranger seriously and brings his infectiously optimistic work ethic everywhere he goes.
Spencer Lanning lost his job during COVID, and is one of many people who were forced to face their demons in the isolation of the pandemic. Coming out the other side, he now protects Vermonters from hackers in his job as a cyber security analyst.
In March of 2021, the shipping freighter Ever Given got stuck in the Suez Canal for six days and captivated the world. In this episode, we dive into what the event says about our economy, and what it says about us.
Jessica Rowland started her own painting business without really knowing it. A champion of the gig economy, her new venture thrived during the pandemic and shows no signs of stopping.
Which episode was your favorite? What type of podcasts would you like to hear in the future? Let us know in the comments section below!