Workforce Development News – Sept. 8, 2014

By on September 8, 2014
Common Paths to Poor Decision Making

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9 Habits That Lead to Terrible Decisions

“Nine factors emerged as the most common paths to poor decision making. Here they are in order from most to least significant.”
http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/09/9-habits-that-lead-to-terrible-decisions/

10 Traits Of Great Business Leaders

“Are you destined to be the big boss or be bossed around? To find out, take a look at these 10 characteristics.”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/michakaufman/2014/09/05/10-traits-of-great-business-leaders/

How to Give Quality Feedback When You’re a New Manager

“In giving more, rather than less, honest, timely feedback, you and the whole team will discover that feedback is a big plus and you as a leader will enjoy huge success.”
http://blog.brazencareerist.com/2014/09/02/give-quality-feedback-youre-new-manager/

62 Interview Questions People Said Were Their Favorites

“Here are the interesting, the odd, the useful, the insightful, and the winners.”
http://www.ere.net/2014/08/19/62-interview-questions-people-said-were-their-favorites/

8 Tough Interview Questions From Candidates Answered

“Top talent is itself increasingly looking to assess employers to see if the employer suits the requirements of the candidate. So, what kind of tough questions will top talent be asking and how can you answer them effectively?”
Part 1: https://www.recruiter.com/i/8-tough-interview-questions-from-candidates-answered-part-1/
Part 2: https://www.recruiter.com/i/8-tough-interview-questions-from-candidates-answered-part-2/

5 Ways the Workforce Will Change in 5 Years

“Human-resources experts predict significant changes within the workforce.”
http://mashable.com/2014/08/25/workforce-in-5-years/

25 Ways to Tighten Your Writing

“Here are editing tips every writer can use to de-gunk copy, essays, even emails.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/48720.aspx

Make Your Content More Shareable With These 5 Simple Tricks

“what makes one headline more likely to be shared than another? what we learned really surprised us. Anyone can learn to write a more shareable headline, but these simple concepts are completely new.”
https://blog.bufferapp.com/shareable-content-social-media-research

Infographic: Email Marketing is More Effective than Social Media

“Those sound like fighting words, but this infographic has the facts to back it up.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/48701.aspx

Top 20 Corporate Weasel Words

“You won’t learn about these common corporate phrases in business school, but they’re required reading if you want to navigate the corporate world.”
http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/top-20-corporate-weasel-words.html

TimeLapse Video: Into the Night

“An exercise of light and colour showing Barcelona, its surroundings and some specific areas of Catalonia, from a different, unusual and cinematic point of view.” (Vimeo, 4:28).
http://vimeo.com/104722814

Begin by always expecting good things to happen.” – Tom Hopkins

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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