Workforce Development News – Oct. 9, 2012

By on October 9, 2012
Ways to Earn Respect as a Leader

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Be Happier: 10 Things to Stop Doing Right Now

“Sometimes the route to happiness depends more on what you don’t do.”
http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/how-to-be-happier-work-10-things-stop-doing.html

7 Ways to Earn Respect as a Leader

“Are you feeling disrespected by your employees? It may be that you’re failing in one of these seven areas.”
http://www.inc.com/kevin-daum/7-ways-to-earn-respect-as-a-leader.html

5 Ways To Make a Killer First Impression

“Most people will judge you within the first second of meeting you and their opinion will most likely never change. Here are a few ways you can make sure people’s first impression of you is a good one:”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/yec/2011/11/02/5-ways-to-make-a-killer-first-impression/

Going to College: Not Just a Good Investment, but the Best Investment

“College graduates have lower unemployment and higher earnings. The potential value of college has never been clearer.”
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/10/going-to-college-not-just-a-good-investment-but-the-best-investment/263304/

9 Things You Wish Job Candidates Knew

“Sure, you’ll consider their qualifications. But admit it: This is what you’re really looking for during interviews.”
http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/9-things-you-wish-you-could-say-to-job-candidates.html

Stand Out in Your Interview

“You’ve just landed a job interview for a position you really want. Congratulations. Now, you know you only get one chance to impress, but how exactly do you do that?”
http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/09/stand_out_in_your_interview.html

25 Facebook Tips Every Social Media Manager Needs

“Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/45621.aspx

40 Things To Say Before You Die

“Before you’re sprawled on your deathbed, there are some things you really have to say. They’re not complicated. They’re not poetry. They’re just short sentences with big meaning.”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessicahagy/2012/10/04/40-things-to-say-before-you-die/

It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

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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