Publications and Events: Videos and Podcasts




Workcred Expert Series
Workcred staff is joining several episodes of RVN Television's Morning Coffee Expert Series to discuss various workforce and credentialing related-topics. Check back here for the latest sessions!
Featuring: Workcred staff and other workforce experts
Produced by: RVN TV


January 2022
Standardization and Workforce Credentials
How are workforce credentials, like certifications and assessment-based certificates, supported by standards? Through this video series, learn more about the purpose of standards, how standards play a role in quality certifications, and the value of accreditation.
Featuring: Roy Swift, Workcred; Cynthia Woodley, Professional Testing; and Rob Pedigo, Pedigo and Associates
Produced by: Workcred


October 2021
Voices of Reason: Roy Swift and Workplace Credentials
In this podcast, moderated by Jamie Mulkey the Evidence-Based Learning Institute, Dr. Roy Swift describes the future of workforce credentials, and how they can improve the development and experiences of workers and employers.
Featuring: Roy Swift, Workcred
Produced by: the Evidence-Based Learning Institute
October 2021
Is It Time to Throw Away Our Resumes?
Workcred proposes learning and employment records (LERs) can be a digital solution to some of the thorniest problems resumes present during recent Zócalo and Issues in Science and Technology co-event, “Is It Time to Throw Away Our Resumes?” The segment explored the potential and pitfalls of this new technology, which aspires to offer workers a fairer way to document and verify their knowledge and expertise.
Featuring: Isabel Cardenas-Navia, Workcred
Produced by: Zócalo and Issues in Science and Technology
February 2021
Embedding Industry Certifications Into Our Degree Programs
Workcred highlights the partnerships and convenings that created a new framework for embedding industry certifications into degree programs in this podcast.
Featuring: Karen Elzey, Workcred
Produced by: Helix Education Enrollment Growth University
January 2021
Dr. Swift's Views on Credentials and Assessing Quality
Workcred’s executive director, Roy Swift, highlighted the important work of Workcred and its impacts on the state of credentials during this Coffee With Joe interview. During the interview, Dr. Swift warns that the current credentialing system is fragmented and there are too many credentials that lead to nowhere. Consumers need to understand the quality and value of what credential they are selecting. That’s where Workcred comes in.
Featuring: Roy Swift, Workcred
Produced by: RVN TV, in Coffee With Joe Interview


September 2020
Credentialing and Academia
In the first edition of a new series of webcasts called “Xvoucher Shorts,” Jamie Mulkey, vice president of sales, interviewed Workcred’s executive director, Dr. Roy Swift, on the disconnect between credentialing organizations and academia, and some of the initiatives that Workcred is doing to facilitate understanding and foster relationships between these two groups.
Featuring: Roy Swift, Workcred
Produced by: XVoucher
August 2020
Differing Types of Workplace Credentials
This video illuminates various types of credentials – including certifications, certificates, and licenses – to help you understand how they differ, and appropriate uses for each.
Featuring: : Roy Swift, Workcred
Produced by: Workcred


May 2019
An Introduction to Workcred
Hear more about Workcred’s mission and vision, unique expertise, and how we can help you.
Produced by: Workcred