Workforce Development News – July 24, 2017

By on July 24, 2017
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How to Deal with a Boss Who Stresses You Out

“Coping strategies for employees.”
https://hbr.org/2017/07/how-to-deal-with-a-boss-who-stresses-you-out

We’ve Been Worried About Technology Stealing Jobs for 200 Years

“Pivoting quickly and training for a new profession is exactly what workers need to do.”
http://www.businessinsider.com/retraining-solution-to-robots-automation-2017-7/

How Vulnerable Are American Communities to Automation, Trade, & Urbanization?

“This study highlights divergence in regional economic performance and the impact on households and communities.”
http://projects.cberdata.org/123/how-vulnerable-are-american-communities-to-automation-trade-urbanization

When to Solve Your Team’s Problems, and When to Let Them Sort It Out

“You aren’t doing your job if your team is constantly bringing issues to you rather than addressing them themselves.”
https://hbr.org/2017/07/when-to-solve-your-teams-problems-and-when-to-let-them-sort-it-out

I’ve Been A Manager For Over 10 Years. These Are The Biggest Lessons I’ve Learned

“Managing is much more about learning than it is about knowing.”
https://www.fastcompany.com/40441456/ive-been-a-manager-for-over-ten-years-these-are-the-biggest-lessons-ive-learned

Killer Do’s and Don’ts for Job Interview Success

“Go into every job interview interview with these two goals.”
https://www.job-hunt.org/job_interviews/interview-dos-donts.shtml

7 Ways to Present Yourself as the Best Candidate for the Job

“A job search is a sales job. Your ‘product’ is yourself.”
http://www.youtern.com/thesavvyintern/index.php/2017/07/18/best-candidate-job/

Still Looking for a Job? Your Elevator Pitch May Need Some Work

“It may have something to do with the fact that you are approaching your pitch from the wrong perspective.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/still-looking-for-a-job-your-elevator-pitch-may-need-some-work/

Train, Communicate or Manage Performance?

“Three questions to help unravel the truth.”
https://itsyourturnblog.com/train-communicate-or-manage-performance-6db9cce8ff60

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” – Warren Bennis

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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