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Workforce Development News – Nov. 25, 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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“Every leader needs to cultivate a triad of awareness because a failure to focus inward leaves you rudderless, a failure to focus on others renders you clueless, and a failure to focus outward may leave you blindsided.”
“No one intends to be a bad boss. Some just don’t know any better.”
Join Dr. Nunn, a quoted expert in a recent Time.com published article titled The Real Reason New College Grads Can’t Get Hired, that went viral with mixed public sentiment generating 11,000 Facebook likes, 1,700 tweets, 650 LinkedIn shares and a dozen spin off articles, as he addresses follow-up probing questions such as: What is the best definition of soft skills?, Can soft skills be taught? If so, how? How should soft skills be assessed? What are the factors outside of the classroom that influence non-cognitive development?
“Why do some people always seem to get more done? Why can they complete their to-do lists while you’re left wondering how you’ll ever get things done?”
“If you feel like uttering these remarks, your best strategy is to keep silent.”
“The job interview is no ordinary conversation for either party. It will take nuanced, sophisticated interviewing techniques and acumen on your part to identify the most appropriate person for the job.”
“If you’re applying for a job, there’s a good chance a machine will scan your résumé before a human being does. Here’s how to ensure your resume gets into the right hands.”
“Conventional wisdom says that success comes from having the right attributes, or from being in the right place at the right time. Our research suggests that it is also a matter of being in the right frame of mind at the right time.”
“The true difference between success and failure is your ability to get and keep yourself motivated.”
“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” – Steve Jobs