• Hiring and Recruiting
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 24, 2014

    This week: How to Get Job Training—And A Decent Job—Cheaply, Attitudes of Great Employees, Half of Employees Don’t Feel Respected by Their Bosses, Motivate Yourself When Your Boss Doesn’t, Hiring and Recruiting Blunders by Employers, Keeping Background...

    • Posted November 24, 2014
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  • Be the reason someone smiles today
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 17, 2014

    This week: Hire Self-Motivated People, Accountability Skills For Business Success, Should Managers Focus on Performance or Engagement?, To Motivate Employees-Help Them Do Their Jobs Better, Things You (Probably) Don't Realize About Your Millennial Employees, Common Phrases That...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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  • Right Stuff, Wrong Job
    Leadership for Life – Right Stuff, Wrong Job

    Most leaders have finally gotten the message that hiring the right people and keeping them is the best way to make a business thrive. Unfortunately, many of these same organizations have neglected to pay attention to what...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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  • Robert Watkins Project Xcel
    Developing Young Minds

    “The development of a young mind is a gift to an entire generation,” stated Robert Watkins, chief executive officer of Conquer Worldwide based in Atlanta, Georgia, as he addressed students enrolled in STLCC’s Project Xcel program, a...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • Where to Look for Insight
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 10, 2014

    This week: Where to Look for Insight, More Employers Are Hiring But They Aren’t Raising Pay, Mapping Freight, 2014 State of St. Louis STEM Workforce Presentation, Community College Credentials Significantly Increase Future Earnings-Employment, Engaging Your Older Workers,...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
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  • Robert Watkins
    Watkins to Speak to STLCC’s Project Xcel Students

    Robert Watkins, chief executive officer of Conquer Worldwide in Atlanta, Ga., will speak to youngsters enrolled in St. Louis Community College’s Project Xcel 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 10 at the Metropolitan Education Training (MET) Center, 6347 Plymouth Ave....

    • Posted November 7, 2014
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  • 2014 State of St. Louis STEM Workforce, Presented by Alan Spell
    2014 State of St. Louis STEM Workforce, Presented by Alan Spell

    Alan Spell, Research Manager at the Missouri Department of Economic Development, presents the findings of the 2014 State of St. Louis STEM Workforce Report. This presentation discusses the St. Louis workforce and economy, the supply and demand...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • Leadership for Life - Captain Obvious
    Leadership for Life – Captain Obvious

    Here are several obvious, but often ignored, management techniques that will help you as a leader to improve engagement and productivity of your workforce.

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • Key to Change Is Middle Management
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 3, 2014

    This week: Key to Change Is Middle Management, When The Shift Hits The Fan, Workplace Trends For 2015, Common Interviewer Objections and How to Deal with Them, Before You Send That Resume, Questions References Should Be Prepared...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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