Workforce Development News – March 13, 2017

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What the Unemployment Rate Does – and Doesn’t – Say About the Economy

“The unemployment rate gets most of the attention, but the monthly jobs report contains lots of other data that can provide a fuller picture of the economy. Read about the different indicators of how the U.S. economy is doing.”
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/03/07/employment-vs-unemployment-different-stories-from-the-jobs-numbers/

4 Steps to Creating Engagement Every Day

“Practicing everyday engagement is management at its best. It truly empowers teams to collaborate — to take and give responsibilities, and to free individual members to do what they do best for the benefit of the entire team. It clarifies and prioritizes expectations and celebrates each individual’s contribution to a shared goal.”
http://www.gallup.com/opinion/gallup/205670/steps-creating-engagement-every-day.aspx

10 Killer Interview Questions

“Interviewing is a key step to building the best team for your business. These interview questions that may help you discern between the right and wrong people for the job.”
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/articles/10-killer-interview-questions/

The Silver Lining of Customer Problems

“When companies handle problems effectively, they can end up with higher customer engagement than before the problems occurred.”
http://www.gallup.com/businessjournal/205445/silver-lining-customer-problems.aspx

10 Reasons Why Recruiters Dread Reading Your Resume

“Focus your attention on writing one that pleasantly surprises them, one that prompts them to recommend you for an interview. To write such a resume, you must avoid making the following mistakes.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/10-reasons-why-recruiters-dread-reading-your-resume/

Infographic: 11 Pieces Of Career Advice You Need To Know and No One Tells You

“The new workplace normal is nothing like it was. Your career survival is dependent on your ability to evolve and pivot.  You must learn how to package and promote your unique combination of experiences.”
http://careersherpa.net/career-advice-you-need-to-know-infographic/

52 Insanely Easy Presentation Hacks

“Everything you need to create a truly outstanding and memorable presentation.”
http://www.inc.com/geoffrey-james/52-insanely-easy-presentation-hacks.html

How Biases and Microaggressions Can Debilitate Job Seekers Before the Interview Even Begins

“Rarely do employers intend to debilitate job candidates – but it happens anyway.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/how-biases-and-microaggressions-can-debilitate-job-seekers-before-the-interview-even-begins/

18 Effective Habits of Highly Successful People

“Successful people are simply those with successful habits.”
http://www.inc.com/lolly-daskal/18-effective-habits-of-highly-successful-people.html

You are never too old to set a new goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

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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