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


Evaluating the value of credentials
August 2023
“The importance of competency based assessments within competency-based education cannot be over emphasized because it signals exacting how the student will be tested and further ensures the employer that the person is coming with the competencies as advertised. Too often this is not the case.” – Roy Swift
Featuring: Roy Swift, Workcred
Produced by: Beyond the Resume, the Global Opportunity Forum (GOF) podcast
June 2023
In this episode of The Score Podcast, moderated by education journalist Katheryn Baron, Dr. Roy Swift of Workcred explains the landscape of cheating and what prevention efforts and changes show promise in alleviating this issue.
Featuring: Roy Swift, Workcred
Produced by: Academic Integrity and Research Group, Pando Public Relations


Standardization and Workforce Credentials
January 2022
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


Voices of Reason: Roy Swift and Workplace Credentials
October 2021
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
Is It Time to Throw Away Our Resumes?
October 2021
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
Embedding Industry Certifications Into Our Degree Programs
February 2021
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
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


Credentialing and Academia
September 2020 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 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
Hear more about Workcred’s mission and vision, unique expertise, and how we can help you.
Produced by: Workcred