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Workforce Development News – March 21, 2016
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“They’re all hard to improve because they run counter to our instincts.”
“How people feel about stock market prices, income, jobs, number of jobs, and business conditions.”
“Seven steps based on behavioral economics.”
“When you’re in the wrong, When you don’t know, When a customer wants you to bend security policies, When you need to say no, When customers get angry, When the customer asks to speak with a manager, and An ounce of prevention.”
“Adapting to new methods, managers and hierarchies—or to the loss of beloved colleagues—can be traumatic. Here’s help in navigating those new waters, starting with the key factor: empathy.”
“Ask yourself these questions to identify what’s tripping you up as you look for a new job.”
“Economic recovery has been unusually sluggish and uneven across regional U.S. job markets, with employment set to stay low for years to come in areas that endured the recession’s worst.”
“Professional social situations can be awkward. And, unfortunately, many people wind up making fools of themselves because they don’t understand that etiquette rules in business differ from those in other settings.”
“For women, the technology gender gap seems to be getting bigger, not smaller. Women are earning fewer computer science bachelor’s degrees than they did 30 years ago. The numbers are just as bleak for blacks and Hispanics.”
“Respect is something not automatically given. It must be earned. When you’re in a leadership position, it is imperative that the people with whom you work respect you.”
“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” – William Penn