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Workforce Development News – June 22, 2015
A weekly collection of interesting, insightful, and innovative articles on workforce development, employment and training, business performance improvement, leadership, higher education, and the economy.
The Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College leverages education for growth in the knowledge economy by offering programs and services designed to advance people, businesses and communities. We are located at the Corporate College, a state of the art facility solely dedicated to corporate education and professional development.
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“How do you get people on board? How do you get funding? And what should you do if your idea doesn’t catch on?”
“Engaged employees stand out because they’re relatively rare. Unless employees assume some measure of responsibility for their own engagement, the efforts of their organizations, leaders, managers and teams may have a limited effect on improving engagement.”
“Four ways to avoid being derailed.”
“Job hoppers are the statistical reality and the normal result of the modern corporate ecosystem.”
“While the focus remains on delivering the right content to the right learners using the right tools efficiently and cost effectively, trends suggest e-learning, mobile and video learning will be a growing part of the mix.”
“So far, there’s no relationship between a country’s use of robots and the percentage of manufacturing jobs lost.”
“These gaffes can be deal-breakers for some hiring managers.”
“How many times have you started reading someone’s LinkedIn summary and found yourself totally bored two sentences in?”
“Five steps to writing a résumé that’s both stellar and succinct.”
“You’ll stand out from the pack if you avoid these common errors.”
“The familiar, formulaic approach is like catnip for many readers. Here’s how to ensure that your article is clear, informative and engaging.”
“The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire. That’s especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.”
“In a moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing to do. The next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – Theodore Roosevelt