Workforce Development News – June 9, 2014

By on June 9, 2014
People Who Positively Impact The World

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9 Core Behaviors Of People Who Positively Impact The World

“What are the habitual ways of behaving and approaching life and work that distinguish those who make a significant impact from those who long to make a difference but can’t or won’t find the way?”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2014/06/02/9-core-behaviors-of-people-who-positively-impact-the-world/

12 Shortcuts to Be a Better Boss

“Skip the management books. This simple list of pointers is all you need.”
http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/12-shortcuts-to-become-a-better-boss.html

Diversity Is Useless Without Inclusivity

“While many organizations are better about creating diversity, many have not yet figured out how to make the environment inclusive—that is, create an atmosphere in which all people feel valued and respected and have access to the same opportunities. That’s a problem.”
http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/diversity-is-useless-without-inclusivity/

10 Ways to Cut Your Recruitment Costs

“Every HR professional knows how costly recruitment can be, but not every organization knows how to effectively contain these expenses.”
http://www.recruiter.com/i/10-ways-to-cut-your-recruitment-costs-part-1/
http://www.recruiter.com/i/10-ways-to-cut-your-recruitment-costs-part-2/

How to Negotiate with Someone More Powerful than You

“Whether you are asking your boss for a new assignment or attempting to land a major business deal with a client, your approach to the negotiation can dramatically affect your chances of success. How can you make the best case for what you want?”
http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/06/how-to-negotiate-with-someone-more-powerful-than-you/

9 Credibility-Killing Meeting Behaviors

“These common mistakes make the other attendees wonder whether you’re worthy of their attention.”
http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/9-credibility-killing-meeting-behaviors.html

Infographic: The Ugly Truth About Meetings

“Why are meetings unproductive?”
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/work/why-are-meetings-unproductive.html

Why People Work In Retirement

Discover the four types of working retirees, why not everyone can work in retirement, the four phases of the ‘Retirement Workscape,’ concerns about a career intermission, and how to prepare for a working retirement.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2014/06/05/busting-the-myths-about-work-in-retirement/

Grow Your LinkedIn Influence in 5 Steps

“Establishing yourself as an influencer on the professional social network is a lot easier than you may think.”
http://www.ragan.com/SocialMedia/Articles/48420.aspx

5 Motivation-Killing Thoughts You Must Stop Believing

“To achieve differently, first you have to believe differently.”
http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/5-motivation-killing-thoughts-you-must-stop-believing.html

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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