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Workforce Development News – April 22, 2013
A weekly collection of interesting, insightful, and innovative articles on workforce development, employment and training, business performance improvement, leadership, higher education, and the economy.
The Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College leverages education for growth in the knowledge economy by offering programs and services designed to advance people, businesses and communities. We are located at the Corporate College, a state of the art facility solely dedicated to corporate education and professional development.
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“A candidate who probes and asks questions of substance is a more engaged candidate. This more discerning approach is likely to be taken by the best candidates. But, what questions are these more engaged candidates likely to ask and how should you respond?”
“Great leaders allow their people the freedom to make mistakes. But good employees are those who when mistakes are made: 1. Learn from them, 2. Own them, 3. Fix them, and 4. Put safeguards in place to ensure the same mistake will never be repeated again.”
“Engaged employees are 50% more productive and 33% more profitable. They are also responsible for 56% higher customer loyalty scores and correlated with 44% higher retention rates, leading to great gains in productivity over the long run. So the question is: How do companies find and cultivate those fulfilled employees?”
“Did you know 33 percent of employers say they know in the first 90 seconds of an interview whether they’ll hire you? Here’s how to impress even the toughest interviewer.”
“With so many resources available, it can be hard for companies to select the programs that will serve them best. Here are the pros and cons of the most common options.”
“The first 30 seconds of your talk is crucial. This is the time your listeners form an impression of you, and of what’s to follow.”
“Give your great ideas the verbal boost they deserve with these six tips.”
“Did you know 95 percent of people share their bad customer service experiences? Here’s how customer service can make, or severely break, your relationships with customers.”
“Nurturing relationships with your customers is a crucial part of growing a successful business. In this age of automation and innovation, caring for your customers has never been more important.”
“Every organization must have some seeds of breakthrough innovation and must cultivate its patch in order to ensure a good harvest tomorrow. However, some organizations have a stronger sense of urgency than others, a bigger need to pick up the pace, and the need to move faster.”
“Avoid these eight ‘traps,’ and your long-term success is assured.”
“The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.” – Mitch Albom