Workforce Development News – Feb. 20, 2018

By on February 20, 2018
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4 Ways to Build an Innovative Team

“It takes psychological safety, diversity, teamwork, and mission.”

The 8 Best Ways to Collect Customer Feedback

“Customer feedback guides and informs your decision making and influences your product roadmap. It’s also essential for measuring customer satisfaction among your current customers.”

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

“Listen before you try to persuade.”

Busting Tech Career Myths

“Workers with a technologist’s mind set, which optimally blends hard technical skills and relationship acumen (often called “soft skills”), are well-suited for today’s fast-paced, continuously evolving digital business environment.”

Part 1: ‘Tech Jobs Are All About Math and Science’
Part 2: ‘Tech Jobs Always Require a Four-Year Degree’
Part 3: ‘It’s Not a Tech Job Unless You Work for a Major Silicon Valley Company’
Part 4: ‘A Tech Career Means Being Stuck at a Desk’
Part 5: ‘Money Is the Main Benefit of Having a Tech Job’
Part 6: ‘My Kids Won’t Listen to Me’
Part 7: ‘Tech Jobs Are Going Overseas’

How Do I Answer Hypothetical Interview Questions?

“There are three main types of hypothetical questions, each with different areas of focus the interviewer is looking to test.”

Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

“How to effectively buttress your resume to gain job search traction.”

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

“It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.”

Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.” – Thomas Jefferson

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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