Workforce Development News – Jan. 8, 2018

By on January 8, 2018
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How You Promote People Can Make or Break Company Culture

“A perception of unfairness erodes trust.”

Why Is the U.S. So Bad at Worker Retraining?

“The strategies used to help workers displaced by technology and globalization in the 1980s ultimately failed. So why do the country’s policymakers continue to resort to the same tactics?”

5 Ways Your Small Business Can Impress First-Time Customers

“Return customers are not important; they are essential.”

The No. 1 Employee Benefit That No One’s Talking About

“Just as a bad manager can ruin a good job, a great manager can make a good job even better.”

How to Get Out of a Meeting You Know Will Waste Your Time

“Without offending anyone.”

2018’s Challenge: Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Workers

“Employers nationwide are grappling with a problem that threatens to stall economic growth: vacancies — and lots of them.”

How to Shine a Spotlight on Your Soft Skills During Your Next Job Interview

“As prospective employers see if your technical abilities are a match, they’re also sizing up your coveted soft skills.”

The 10 Top Skills That Will Land You High-Paying Jobs by 2020

“The report shows that 36% of all jobs across all industries will require complex problem-solving abilities as a core skill by 2020.”

You have to be unique, and different, and shine in your own way.” – Lady Gaga

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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