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Workforce Development News – Oct. 28, 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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“These major workplace trends focus on the generational shift, the rise of freelancing, the skills gap, and more.”
“The economy is showing no signs of getting better. 2014 will be a slow period, where a lot of major workplace issues will surface and executives will be scrambling. As more boomers retire and more people work from home, the idea of ‘work’ will start to change.”
“Try these simple techniques to engage associates, convey authority, and influence dissenters.”
“By practicing these skills, your team will improve critical and creative thinking skills, leading to many game-changing opportunities for your organization.”
“Human beings are prisoners of emotions, habits and biases. We choose A rather than B for reasons that we often don’t understand.”
“Sixty-four percent of people have sent or received an email that unintentionally caused anger or resentment. Can you relate?”
“I am amazed how little most people care about the initial impression they make. Are they unaware or just simply uninterested?”
“Excitement and nerves go hand-in-hand with any job interview. But have you ever found yourself face-to-face with several hiring managers at once? Or in an interview room alongside six other job candidates? If you haven’t yet, you might soon.”
“’How should I look for a job fair or interview?’ While professional attire should represent your personality and preference, here are five tips to make the most out of your interview image.”
“What separates the smart job seeker from others looking for employment?”
“What can be a deal breaker for landing a new job or finding the right candidate? What do employers expect from candidates and vice versa?”
“Older workers get jobs. We tend to be loyal, even-keeled, reliable. We bring intangibles to the workplace from experience to a vast network of connections. The reason you don’t get tapped is because you are guilty of making core mistakes.”
“While playing it safe is dangerous in the long term, it just feels better in the short term. And so people naturally gravitate towards playing it safe.”
“Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire.” – Dan Zevin