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Workforce Development News – May 27, 2014
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“You know the saying that sometimes the best thing to say is nothing at all? Here are 10 of the times when that is most true.”
“This study offers several surprising and sometimes troubling insights into how unemployed Americans are faring and what they’re doing, and not doing, to get jobs.”
“The future can be scary-unless you’re that special kind of leader who understands some of the central truths that will always remain constant.”
“You may regularly need to meet and size up experts in various roles—as advisors, business partners, providers, employees, beneficiaries or clients. Doing so is never simple. Sometimes we spot the fakes too late.”
“How to give a presentation that customers, colleagues, and co-workers, will talk about long after you’re done talking.”
“Why should we hire you for this job?”
“Providing references is a good opportunity for employers to learn more about a candidate, as well as a way for potential employees to impress the hiring manager. So how can you ensure that your references will offer glowing reviews and help you overcome that last hurdle before a job offer?”
“You hear them all the time – but that doesn’t mean they were used correctly.”
“If you’ve been hearing about ‘snackable’ content and want to do it yourself, here are some ways to make it happen.”
“We all spend three to four hours each day resisting desire. So what do people with remarkable willpower do differently?”
“What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” – Steven Covey