Workforce Development News – November 28, 2016

By on November 28, 2016
Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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50 Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

“Interview preparation doesn’t have to feel vague or intimidating. Just like studying for a test or rehearsing for a play yields the best results, the surest way to ace your next job interview is to research a comprehensive list of interview questions and answers.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/50-interview-questions-and-how-to-answer-them-part-1/
https://www.recruiter.com/i/50-interview-questions-and-how-to-answer-them-part-2/
https://www.recruiter.com/i/50-interview-questions-and-how-to-answer-them-part-3/

6 Ways To Get Your Job Search On Track

“Here’s the deal. You need to figure out where in the process you’re getting eliminated.”
http://careersherpa.net/6-ways-to-get-your-job-search-on-track/

10 Elements of a Great Cover Letter

“Your cover letter could be the difference between getting selected for an interview and missing out on the job of your dreams.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/10-elements-of-a-great-cover-letter/

7 Skills to Develop Now To Become An Awesome Manager

“Top career experts say:”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/7-skills-to-develop-now-to-become-an-awesome-manager/

Career Pathways in the Retail Industry

“No other part of the economy offers more job opportunities for people with little to no education or training than retail trade.”
http://www.economicmodeling.com/2016/11/21/report-looks-career-pathways-retail-industry/

The Traits of Leaders Who Do Things Fast and Well

“For one, they provide clear strategic perspective.”
https://hbr.org/2016/11/the-traits-of-leaders-who-do-things-fast-and-well

Women Lead Men on Key Workplace Engagement Measures

“Women Lead Men on Most Engagement Items. Female Managers’ Teams Are More Engaged. Gender diversity strengthens a company’s financial performance.”
http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/197552/women-lead-men-key-workplace-engagement-measures.aspx

Prepare Your Workforce for the Automation Age

“Companies will only be able to realize productivity gains from these new operating models if they skillfully manage the soft side of their automation transformation—the people in what will be a vastly different organization.”
https://hbr.org/2016/11/prepare-your-workforce-for-the-automation-age

The 10 Biggest Leadership Mistakes To Avoid

“If you know anything about managing other people and their ideas, you know that it’s a super tough gig. There are many tempting traps you can fall into when it comes to being in charge.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/the-10-biggest-leadership-mistakes-to-avoid/

If You Can’t Empathize with Your Employees, You’d Better Learn To

“Empathy enables us to connect with others in a real and meaningful way, which in turn makes us happier—and more effective—at work.”
https://hbr.org/2016/11/if-you-cant-empathize-with-your-employees-youd-better-learn-to

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

“Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/284783

Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.” – Katherine Whitehorn

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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