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Workforce Development News – May 6, 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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“While one of these matters above all others, it is also the one that takes the longest to achieve.”
“How do you get your idea heard above all the others competing for attention?” There are six big questions you need to address:
“Targeting structural unemployment by improving the scientific, technical and mathematical know-how of American workers.”
“To some in management, the fact that their workers get a paycheck from the company is the beginning and the end of any consideration they deserve. That attitude will cost you.”
“When you’re feeling stressed about your to-do list, multitasking is one of the worst things you can do. These five tips will help you stay productive.”
“Many people assume that it’s possible for a person to be an effective leader without being likable. That is technically true, but you may not like the odds. In a study of 51,836 leaders, we found just 27 who were rated at the bottom quartile in terms of likability but in the top quartile in terms of overall leadership effectiveness — that’s approximately one out of 2,000.”
“There are countless resources to improve on various attributes you utilize both in and out of the office, but there’s less information readily available on pitfalls to avoid. You might think you’re doing a good job, but here’s a list of how you might be undermining yourself.”
“Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your potential and carve your path to the role you want.”
“Most meeting derailers don’t realize that their behavior is annoying others.”
“If trying to think yourself into a better mood fails, try doing something instead. Here are eight ideas.”
“Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, ‘What’s in it for me?’” – Brian Tracy