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Workforce Development News – Jan. 21, 2014
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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“Many executives today worry that skill shortages threaten their organization’s ability to grow and innovate. Leaders don’t necessarily see a connection between the aging workforce and the negative impacts of skill shortages.”
St. Louis Community College’s Corporate College announces its open enrollment class schedule for Spring 2014. To register for these classes, contact us at 314-984-7777.
“Uncertain seas are still ahead.”
“Just like America’s manufacturing has been hollowed out by offshoring and globalization, it appears that electrical and electronics engineering is heading that way.”
“Study after study has shown that listening is critical to leadership effectiveness. So, why are so few leaders good at it?”
“We know, we know. You hate networking. But it isn’t so terrible when you see strangers as potential friends and try to make a genuine connection.”
“Nearly half of employers know within the first five minutes of an interview whether a candidate is a good or bad fit for the position, and 87 percent know within the first 15 minutes. So what factors are influencing their decision?”
“One of the best ways to get ready for a job interview is to practice your responses to any and all interview questions.”
“Even if you’ve only had just one professional interview in your life, then you’ve probably still been asked some version of this question. Most advise, ‘Turn your weakness into a positive.’ This is terrible advice. Responses like these tell me little about how a candidate faces challenges and immediately implies a lack of sincerity.”
“There is definitely an art to summing up experience, skills and passion in an engaging letter that captures the reader’s attention.”
“It’s not that your content is bad. It might just be that your site doesn’t have the social-sharing buttons your readers want, or you need to write better headlines.”
With email, meetings and constant interruptions, how do people ever get anything done nowadays?
“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” – Doug Larson