Beyond the Resume

Beyond the Resume, the Global Opportunity Forum (GOF) podcast, is hosted by GOF Founder George Westerman. During more than 18 years with MIT Sloan School of Management, he has written three award-winning books, including Leading Digital: Turning Technology Into Business Transformation.



Episode 1: The benefits and keys to successful apprenticeships: William Bonvillian (Lecturer, MIT) and Steve Nelson (Program Manager, MIT). Listen here

Episode 2: Wicked challenges in the workforce: Van Ton-Quinlivan (CEO Futuro Health ). Listen here

Episode 3: How to skill for the jobs of the future: Ben Armstrong (Executive Director, MIT). Listen here

Episode 4: Reskilling in Southeast Asia: Dr. Ethel Agnes Pascua-Valenzuela (Director, SEAMEO Secratariat). Listen here

Episode 5: Non-technical workforce training – Retail apprenticeships and human skills: Charlie Boyle (CEO, Customer Service Excellence Ireland) and Oran Doherty (General Manager, Apprenticeship In Retail Supervision Programme). Listen here

Episode 6: Competency-based workforce management: Katie Hall (CEO, Claira). Listen here

Episode 7: Closing skills and employment gaps: Jake Hirsch-Allen (Workforce Development and Skills Lead, LinkedIn).  Listen here

Episode 8: Evaluating the value of credentials: Roy Swift (Executive Director, Workcred). Listen here

  Our podcasts are produced by The Loop Lab, a local non-profit organization. Learn more