• Boeing Composites Pre-Employment Training
    New Program Starts June 1: Boeing Composites Pre-Employment Training

    The new Boeing composites pre-employment 4-week training program is now accepting applications. All interested applicants must meet the eligibility requirements including the required scores on specific WorkKeys assessment tests. The first step for any interested applicants is...

    • Posted March 31, 2015
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  • Meetings: When to Present and When to Converse
    Workforce Development News – March 30, 2015

    This week: Why Support Stories Spread Like Wildfire, Tactics To Win Any Argument, Meetings: When to Present and When to Converse, Checklist for Planning Your Next Big Meeting, Middle Class Jobs Are Still Lagging, Biases Pushing Women...

    • Posted March 30, 2015
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  • Incredibly Obvious Logic of Lean Manufacturing
    The Incredibly Obvious Logic of Lean Manufacturing

    Employees who know that the organization for which they work respects their intelligence and who are focused on the relentless pursuit of perfection can drive incredible improvements in productivity, profitability, and quality.

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Innovative Workforce Programs
    Our Passion Is To Strengthen Companies Large And Small

    St. Louis area companies Bastian Robotics, Rawlings Sporting Goods, and FormPak, Inc. toured St. Louis Community College’s Center for Workforce Innovation (CWI) on March 13th, met with instructors and staff, and learned about the technical training available...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • Phrases to Improve Every Support Interaction
    Workforce Development News – March 24, 2015

    This week: Engage Your Long-Time Employees to Improve Performance, Phrases to Improve Every Support Interaction, Steps to Resolving Customer Problems, Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting, Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?, How to...

    • Posted March 24, 2015
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  • Skills for the Customer-Centered Economy
    Skills for the Customer-Centered Economy: An Invitation to A Special Event

    Join business leaders, educators, professional organizations, non-profit leaders and students as we launch the important dialogue about the skills needed for a customer centered economy on April 7, 2015.

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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  • Work and the Meaning of Life
    Work and the Meaning of Life

    Companies that have undergone a sustainable Lean transformation convey this to their employees: We pay you to do two things. To work and to think. Of these two, thinking is more important than working.

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • Right Way to End a Meeting
    Workforce Development News – March 16, 2015

    This week: Right Way to End a Meeting, Make Better Suggestions, Exceptionally Likable People, Body Language Blunders, Right (and Wrong) Way to Network, Lots Of Jobs Available - But Are They Good Jobs?, Customize Your Resume, Be...

    • Posted March 16, 2015
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  • Leadership for Life - Get Moving!
    Leadership for Life – Get Moving!

    Do you ever find yourself in situations where you want to introduce a change, or simply get everyone to come to a consensus on a direction for the group (company) to go in? You might try looking...

    • Posted March 16, 2015
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  • CDL Truck Driver Training Program
    “I Plan to Recruit Their Drivers”

    STLCC will be training individuals to become Class A commercial truck drivers (CDL-A) through a hands-on, five-week non-credit program that includes classroom instruction, practice on a truck simulator, and driving experience. And the employers in attendance at...

    • Posted March 10, 2015
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