Workforce Development News – Nov. 6, 2017

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Nailing the Interview Process

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Thirty Fastest Growing Occupations Projected to Account for 19 Percent of New Jobs from 2016 to 2026

“From 2016 to 2026, employment is projected to increase by 11.5 million, or 7.4 percent. Employment in the 30 fastest growing occupations is projected to increase by 2.2 million, accounting for 19 percent of all new jobs.”
https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/thirty-fastest-growing-occupations-projected-to-account-for-19-percent-of-new-jobs-from-2016-to-2026.htm

How Wealth Inequality Has Changed in The U.S. Since The Great Recession, by Race, Ethnicity and Income

“The racial and ethnic wealth gap has evolved differently for families at different income levels.”
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/11/01/how-wealth-inequality-has-changed-in-the-u-s-since-the-great-recession-by-race-ethnicity-and-income/

October Jobs Report: ‘Significant’ Decline in Labor Participation Obscures Drop in Unemployment Rate

“As teens return to school and more Baby Boomers enter retirement, a marked decline in labor participation has offset job gains from September.”
https://workingnation.com/october-jobs-report-significant-decline-labor-participation-obscures-drop-unemployment-rate/

Nailing the Interview Process

“Learn how to mentally prepare yourself, come to know yourself, do your research, practice, make a good first impression, answer the difficult questions, and follow up.”
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 1: Be Mentally Prepared
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-1/
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 2: Know Thyself
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-2/
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 3: Research, Research, Research
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-3-research-research-research/
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 4: Practice Makes Perfect
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-4-practice-makes-perfect/
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 5: First Impressions Count
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-5-first-impressions-count/
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 6: Answering the Tough Questions
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-6-answering-the-tough-questions/
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 7: Sending Thank-You Notes
https://www.recruiter.com/i/nailing-the-interview-process-part-7-sending-thank-you-notes/

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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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