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Workforce Development News – Dec. 9, 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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“They are the ones who stand out because of the way they treat people, manage their careers, and measure up against challenging goals.”
“The complete guide on how to use stay interviews to improve retention.”
“Cyclical fluctuations have a big impact on employment, and the worst recession in 75 years has an especially big impact. But over time it still pales next to secular shifts in the economy. Here’s how things have gone for the main broad job categories since 1980.”
“Trust is a fascinating thing. You can’t see it, count it, put your hands on it – but its presence or absence is key to success.”
“Today’s top marketers are combining technology and teamwork to generate extraordinary results.”
“Phishing emails insinuate themselves into inboxes year-round, but the holidays bring out a rash of new scams. Help your users spot ‘fishy’ emails.”
“Great presentations are well-organized, flow logically from one idea to another, and ultimately leave the audience leave feeling rewarded and enlightened. All well and good, but if you don’t hook your audience in the first 30 seconds, all your careful preparation may be for naught.”
“Mentally running through your slides doesn’t count as practice. Here’s what does.”
“Sometimes how you move matters more than what you say.”
“Tips on everything from how to get the audience to like you, to how to make yourself feel more confident, to how to make sure the audience remembers your points.”
“Words matter — in business and in life. I’ve always found that companies that aspire to do extraordinary things, leaders who aim to challenge the limits of what’s possible in their fields, develop a ‘vocabulary of competition’ that captures the impact they’re trying to have, the difference they’re trying to make, the future they’re hoping to create. Almost none of these companies and leaders use the word ‘innovation’ to describe their strategy — implicitly or explicitly, they understand that it has been sapped of all substance.”
“What do we all need to ignore more often?”
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela