• Three Questions Successful People Use To Change The World
    Workforce Development News – Aug. 28, 2012

    This week: Incredibly Simple Questions Successful People Use To Change The World, Steps for Closing the Skills Gap, Listening to Complainers Is Bad for Your Brain, Only 2 Percent of People Can Multitask Effectively, Insider’s Guide To...

    • Posted August 28, 2012
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  • 2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Photo Gallery
    Photo Gallery From 2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Event

    Enjoy our assortment of photos from this year's event. The State of St. Louis Workforce Report is brought to you each year by the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College.

    • Posted August 27, 2012
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  • Are You Sure You’re Not a Bad Boss?
    Workforce Development News – Aug. 20, 2012

    This week: Are You Sure You’re Not a Bad Boss?, Seven Deadly Sins of Management, A to Z Guide to Employee Engagement, Don’t Engage Employees – Empower Them, College Degree Is Indeed the Best Defense Against Unemployment,...

    • Posted August 20, 2012
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  • Just What Makes Lean Stick?
    Making Lean Stick – Just What Makes Lean Stick?

    Studies conducted on the rate of Lean implementation failures suggest that it’s between 60 and 70%. It’s my firm conviction that it is far better to never start down the Lean journey than it is to begin...

    • Posted August 17, 2012
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  • The Great and Not-So-Great
    Leadership for Life – The Great and Not-So-Great

    So how do you get to be a great leader? The same way you get to Carnegie Hall – practice!

    • Posted August 16, 2012
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  • 2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Event
    Workforce Development News – Aug. 13, 2012

    This week: 2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Report, How St. Louis Companies Are Closing the Skills Gap, Disciplined Pursuit of Less, Tricks for a Fabulous Workday, Conversations with Local Employers: A Profile of the Ideal Employee,...

    • Posted August 13, 2012
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  • Alan Spell presenting 2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Report
    2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Report reveals skills gap, ways to overcome challenges

    Although the employment rate has improved in the St. Louis region since 2010, a skills gap in the workforce remains one of the top challenges for the local economy, according to the fourth annual “State of St....

    • Posted August 8, 2012
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  • Conversations with Local Employers, Hiring 2012
    Conversations with Local Employers: A Profile of the Ideal Employee

    As part of our State of St. Louis Workforce study this year, we added a new element to help us understand what’s going on locally with unemployment – the rate is still hovering above 8 percent. We...

    • Posted August 8, 2012
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  • How St. Louis Companies Are Closing the Skills Gap
    How St. Louis Companies Are Closing the Skills Gap

    Top employers in the St. Louis region continue to find new and creative ways to overcome the skills gap to fill open positions. The insights from the six case studies in the State of St. Louis Workforce...

    • Posted August 8, 2012
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  • 2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Report
    2012 State of St. Louis Workforce Report

    St. Louis Community College unveiled the findings of our fourth annual “State of St. Louis Workforce Report.”

    • Posted August 8, 2012
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