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Workforce Development News – March 7, 2016
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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“Getting Paid, Out of Work, Not Participating, Prime-Age Workers, Men and Women at Work, School Work, Annual Returns, Reasons for Joblessness, Is Slack Shrinking?, Labor Market Dropouts, Diminishing Slack, Still Searching, What Kind of Jobs, and Scheduling Shifts.”
“A rising labor force participation rate, strong job growth, a tale of two economies, and a shorter work week.”
“This is now the largest sustained period of jobs growth the U.S. has seen since it started keeping track in 1939. Since 2010, the economy has added more than 13 million jobs without suffering a negative month.”
“If people placed higher importance on the following things, then more employees would find genuine satisfaction in their jobs:”
Visit with us and our employer partners on March 16, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the St. Louis Community College Forest Park Campus Student Center, 5600 Oakland Ave., to learn more about our no-cost Class A CDL training program and the qualification process to become a Professional Truck Driver.
“Over the next decade, 3.4 million manufacturing jobs will likely be needed, and 60% of them are likely to be unfilled due to the talent shortage. How can we close that number (and the skills gap)?”
“A top recruiter on what anyone can see after 30 seconds with your resume.”
“When you’re looking for a job or exploring a new career path, it’s smart to go out on informational interviews. Which questions will help you gain the most information? Are there any topics you should avoid? And how should you ask for more help if you need it?”
“Here’s how to dress, what to say and what to expect in a second-round job interview.”
“When you work hard every single day and there’s only so much money left after your regular expenses, you have to make certain it’s well spent. Spend your limited funds on what will make you happy.”
“Be a doer, not a dreamer.” – Shonda Rhimes