Workforce Development News – April 11, 2016

By on April 11, 2016
Read Your Candidate Like a Book

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When Was the Last Time You Asked, “Why Are We Doing It This Way?”

“Successful leaders stay curious.”
https://hbr.org/2016/04/when-was-the-last-time-you-asked-why-are-we-doing-it-this-way

The Truth Behind 5 Recruiting Urban Myths

“Thanks to the viral, gossip-laden, and overloaded nature of today’s information ecosystem, much of what you take as truth in recruiting may actually be urban myth – and that could be undermining your search for talent.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/the-truth-behind-5-recruiting-urban-myths/

What Do Millennials Really Want at Work?

“The same things the rest of us do.”
https://hbr.org/2016/04/what-do-millennials-really-want-at-work

Read Your Candidate Like a Book: The Secrets of Body Language

“The candidate has the skills needed for the job and everything looks great on their resume – but something is just off about them. Many hiring managers have been in this situation. Do you know why so many fail to make the right decision?”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/read-your-candidate-like-a-book-the-secrets-of-body-language/

15 Things You Should Do Right Before A Job Interview

“Get yourself into the right frame of mind, and set your energy and focus on who you’ll be meeting with, what you want them to remember about you, and what you want to ask them.”
http://www.businessinsider.com/what-you-should-do-right-before-a-job-interview-2016-4

Infographic: 50 Must-Have Features for Small-Business Websites

“Learn the best features to have, as well as SEO tips and the technical aspects to consider.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/273375

Graceful Ways to Say ‘I don’t know’ During A Presentation

“Have you ever worried that an audience member would pose a question for which you don’t know the answer? If so, have these responses ready.”
http://www.ragan.com/Main/Articles/51005.aspx

10 Words Smart People Always Use (and 7 They Never Do)

“How many of the smart words do you use? And if none, here’s why you should.”
http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/10-words-smart-people-always-use-and-7-they-never-do.html

What you are will show in what you do.” – Thomas Edison

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: LinkedInTwitterGoogle+ArticlesEmail

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