Workforce Development News – Nov. 30, 2015

By on November 30, 2015
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How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

“It doesn’t happen by accident.”
https://hbr.org/2015/11/how-company-culture-shapes-employee-motivation

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

“To be a superboss, do five things well.”
https://hbr.org/2015/11/what-amazing-bosses-do-differently

St. Louis. Where Big & Small Companies Work Together to Create Success

“Cities Seeking Tech Success Need Cooperation From Local Big Companies.”
http://www.forbes.com/sites/christophersteiner/2015/11/23/cities-seeking-tech-success-need-cooperation-from-local-big-companies/

What Kind of Thinker Are You?

“It matters to your team, not just to you.”
https://hbr.org/2015/11/what-kind-of-thinker-are-you

Post-Recession Wages Have Been Flat Except for in These Industries

“Significant changes in wages—whether up or down—frequently occur when industries undergo other shifts, such as drastic fluctuations in the number of jobs.”
http://www.economicmodeling.com/2015/11/19/post-recession-wages-have-been-flat-except-for-in-these-industries/

3 Revealing Interview Questions to Ask a Job Candidate

“Skilled interviewers have a few go-to questions to help dig deeper into applicants’ skills and goals.”
http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2015/11/23/3-revealing-interview-questions-to-ask-a-job-candidate

Two Things to Do After Every Meeting

“Don’t let progress end when the meeting does.”
https://hbr.org/2015/11/two-things-to-do-after-every-meeting

6 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve the Success of Your Job Search

“To make the process easier and increase the likelihood of getting hired, keep these tips in mind.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/6-simple-things-you-can-do-to-improve-the-success-of-your-job-search/

Smartphone, Computer or Tablet? 36% of Americans Own All Three

“As the world grows increasingly digital, choices abound for ways to tap into it. And for many Americans, one device isn’t enough.”
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/11/25/device-ownership/

25 Simple Things to Give Up If You Want to Succeed

“Everyone is entitled to success; we just have to make room for it. Learn to give up what is keeping you stuck and start moving closer to the things you want out of life.”
http://www.inc.com/lolly-daskal/25-simple-things-to-give-up-if-you-want-to-succeed.html

Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many – not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” – Charles Dickens

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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