Workforce Development News – July 13, 2015

By on July 13, 2015
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The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings

“Can you really make meetings more effective and regain control of your calendar?”
https://hbr.org/2015/07/the-condensed-guide-to-running-meetings

Urban Talent Myths Exposed

“Many talent managers still hold onto outdated models and theories that are in need of being revised.”
http://www.talentmgt.com/articles/7388-urban-talent-myths-exposed

Setting the Record Straight on Switching Jobs

“Everyone from your mother to your mentor has advice about the best way to switch jobs. But how can you know whom to trust? Especially since what was true in the job market 20 years ago — even two years ago — is not necessarily gospel now.”
https://hbr.org/2015/07/setting-the-record-straight-on-switching-jobs

How to Determine if That Job is Right for You

“What does ‘the right fit’ really mean when looking for a new job?”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/how-to-determine-if-that-job-is-right-for-you/

10 Ways Your Boss Knows You’re Job Searching

“Unfortunately, you’re not as smooth as you think.”
http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2015/07/02/10-ways-your-boss-knows-youre-job-searching

11 Signs Someone Is Lying to You

“A majority of the people you talk to on a daily basis are big fat liars.”
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/248059

Women in STEM: IT Career Pathways

“Tiffany is an Information Technology professional who shares her pursuit of passion and accomplishment in a STEM career pathway. She is an example of opportunities that exist for women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.” (YouTube 3:42).
http://workforcesolutions.stlcc.edu/2015/women-stem-mostemwins-career-pathways/

Most U.S. Smartphone Owners Check Phone at Least Hourly

“81% of smartphone users say they keep their phone near them ‘almost all the time during waking hours.’ 63% report keeping it near them at night even while sleeping. And about half of U.S. smartphone owners check their devices several times an hour or more frequently.”
http://www.gallup.com/poll/184046/smartphone-owners-check-phone-least-hourly.aspx

29 Essential Content Marketing Metrics

“‘How do we know this is working?’ It’s the classic ROI question, and it’s an important question. It’s also a question that can be difficult to answer.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/49895.aspx

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

“We all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day.”
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/248063

I’m a success today because I had a friend who believed in me and I didn’t have the heart to let him down.” — Abraham Lincoln

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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