Workforce Development News – Dec. 18, 2017

By on December 18, 2017
American Women in The Workforce

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For St. Louis, This Job Market Is About As Good As It Gets

“For St. Louis, this was the year economic momentum pushed up against the limits of a slow-growing population.”

November Jobs Report: Manufacturing Sector Leads with Solid Job Growth

“The latest job numbers portray a red-hot market, but a drop in the participation rate signals that employers struggle to find skilled workers.”

10 Facts About American Women in The Workforce

“Large gaps remain between men and women in employment rates, the jobs they hold, the wages they earn, and their overall economic security.”

Gender Discrimination Comes in Many Forms for Today’s Working Women

“Among employed adults, women are about twice as likely as men (42% versus 22%) to say they have experienced at least one of eight specific forms of gender discrimination at work.”

Where Employee Surveys on Burnout and Engagement Go Wrong

“Badly designed workplace surveys run into psychological hurdles that skew results.”

How to Make a Great First Impression: 9 Powerful Tips

“Authentic, genuine… and easy for anyone to do.”

Meetings Would Go Faster If People Took the Time to Listen

“Four steps to follow in your next one-on-one.”

7 Questions You Can’t Leave an Informational Interview Without Asking

“In order to get the insights you’re so eager to get your hands on, you’ll need to ask targeted and smart questions.”

Infographic: 7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations

“What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.”

Winners of 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

“The contest consists of four categories: Wildlife, Landscape, Aerials, and Underwater. Judges selected from 11,000 entries from all over the world.”

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” – Jim Rohn

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: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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