Workforce Development News – Feb. 28, 2011

By on February 28, 2011

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently

“Successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do.”
http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/02/nine_things_successful_people.html

7 Overused Words That Damage Your Resume’s Success

“Words and their meanings are vitally important in the resume world, and if you want a competitive advantage, then pay close attention to your word choices. Here’s a list of seven worn-out resume terms and some more creative alternatives that you can implement in your resume today.”
http://www.careerrocketeer.com/2011/02/7-overused-words-that-damage-your-resumes-success.html

A Better Way to Manage Your To-Do List

“Turning an intention into an action – it’s the power of when and where.”
http://blogs.hbr.org/bregman/2011/02/a-better-way-to-manage-your-to.html

How To Give an Online Presentation

“Make the technology secondary to doing what sales people do, which is create human connections and communicate their message.”
http://www.bnet.com/blog/salesmachine/how-to-give-an-online-presentation/14630

5 Cover Letter Mistakes You’re Making & How to Avoid Them

“To ensure you spark the hiring manager’s interest so they move on to your resume, avoid making the following mistakes:”
http://www.careerrocketeer.com/2011/02/5-cover-letter-mistakes-youre-making-how-to-avoid-them.html

Top 10 Legal Myths You Need to Know

“Like it or not, we’re a nation of laws. Since none of us can keep up with all the laws we have to live and work by, not to mention the crazy legalize that nobody can understand, a ridiculously large number of myths abound.”
http://www.bnet.com/blog/ceo/top-10-legal-myths-you-need-to-know/6865

Flash-Based Solid-State Drives Nearly Impossible To Erase

“Think you got rid of that confidential information on your SSD? The results of a new study will come as a rude awakening. The only sure way to erase the data on an SSD or USB drive requires a very large hammer.”
http://www.infoworld.com/t/solid-state-drives/flash-based-solid-state-drives-nearly-impossible-erase-263

Nothing in fine print is ever good news.” – Andy Rooney

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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