Ready for Work

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 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. Learn more at

Jasen Jones

Southwest Missouri’s Workforce Board, two chambers of commerce, and radio broadcasting prepared Jasen for his role as Director of Workforce Strategies and National Partnerships at ACT. Numerous awards and studies profiled Jasen’s success integrating workforce and economic development. Jasen also hosts ACT’s Ready for Work podcast, showcasing voices of excellence nationwide for the workforce ecosystem.