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Workforce Development News – November 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.
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“The long, slow recovery in the job market is moving into a new phase: from job growth to wage growth.”
“Hiring History, Getting Paid, How Much Hiring, Broader Measures, Men and Women at Work, School WOrk, Industry Shift, Labor Force, Prime-Age Workers, Still Searching, Scheduling Shifts, What Kind of Jobs, Measuring Joblessness, Job-Market Dropouts, and Measuring Slack.”
“Don’t wait for disaster to strike before figuring out how to communicate with employees during a crisis.”
“Look for triggers and patterns.”
“Reasons for gender pay gap: hours worked and perceptions of hours worked.”
“HR has an unprecedented opportunity to ensure that women are well-represented in their organizations and paid fairly.”
“Want your employees to quit, or at least slow their productivity and ratchet back their commitment to your organization? Just mix and match these destructive behaviors.”
“Don’t get stuck in your current ways of thinking.”
“How can you tell if that smart and eager customer service candidate will be an engaged and productive team member?”
“What you ask your interviewer makes a big difference.”
“While no one can predict the future, we actually can foretell the bulk of the questions you’ll be asked at any given interview.”
“When you respect every aspect of an employee’s life and allow them to minister to non-work commitments in a guilt-free way, they thrive and produce their best work.”
“Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely. The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt