Workforce Development News – Dec. 11, 2017

By on December 11, 2017
Classic Interview Questions and the Best Responses

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10 Classic Interview Questions and the Best Responses

“Critical questions to find the best hires.”
https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/1217/Pages/10-classic-interview-questions.aspx

Too Many Experts Can Hurt Your Innovation Projects

“The most creative teams are made of experts and non-experts working together.”
https://hbr.org/2017/12/too-many-experts-can-hurt-your-innovation-projects

Employee Engagement Issues? Use These 10 Tips to Get Managers Engaged

“Programs and annual engagement surveys aren’t the answer. Giving managers the right tools to motivate the workforce is.”
https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/1217/pages/employee-engagement-issues-get-managers-engaged.aspx

How to Improve the Engagement and Retention of Young Hourly Workers

“Five key insights for employers looking to improve retention and engagement, including how to improve manager training, diversity and inclusion, and scheduling.”
https://hbr.org/2017/12/how-to-improve-the-engagement-and-retention-of-young-hourly-workers

3 Things Employers Want to Know About You

“Pay attention to your audience to know how to tell your story.”
https://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2017-12-06/3-things-employers-want-to-know-about-you

How to Apply for a New Job After You’ve Been Fired

“Prepare a thoughtful and truthful story.”
https://hbr.org/2017/12/how-toapplyfor-a-new-job-after-youve-been-fired

The 9 Rules of Work Email Etiquette Smart People Follow

“Every message you send is a chance to make a good impression…or a bad one.”
https://www.themuse.com/advice/rules-of-work-email-etiquette

The achievement of one goal should be the starting point of another.” – Alexander Graham Bell

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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: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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