Workforce Development News – August 22, 2016

By on August 22, 2016
Why Do Job Interviews Feel So Weird?

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What to Do When You and Your Boss Aren’t Getting Along

“Here are some strategies for interacting with your manager to get what you need, support your boss’s success, and excel at your job.”

12 Tips for Networking at Recruitment Events (Without Being an Awkward Mess)

“85% of people feel that in-person meetings and conferences build stronger, more meaningful business relationships.”

6 Concepts Your Millennial Employees Wish You Understood

“Millennial employees work harder and remain more loyal if they believe their boss understands them and their needs.”

How to Prepare for the New Federal Overtime Rule

“More than 4.2 million additional white-collar workers in the U.S. will become eligible for overtime under the new criteria.”

Acing the First Few Moments of a Job Interview

“You only get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to job interviews, you had best make it a good one. Powerful unconscious processes are at work when we first meet someone, and these play a pivotal role in how strongly you impress, in the first few moments, those who interview you.”

Why Do Job Interviews Feel So Weird?

“Job interviews can be emotionally complicated. But examining your feelings about them can help you recognize the value of these meetings and make your peace with them, regardless of the outcome.”

5 Questions to Ask Your Potential Employer During Every Interview

“Show your interest and evaluate office culture with these queries.”

The Simple Secret to Creating a To-Do List That Doesn’t Make You Panic

“Transform a long to-do list into a collection of only the things that you actually like to do.”

If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.” – Gusteau (Ratatouille)

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 has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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