Workforce Development News – March 12, 2018

By on March 12, 2018
High-Skill, High-Wage Production Jobs

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Manufacturing is Not Dead

“The Rise of High-Skill, High-Wage Production Jobs.”

Robots Aren’t Taking The Jobs, Just The Paychecks

“Automation is creating more jobs than it takes—but workers aren’t seeing commensurate wage growth.”

AI Seen as Greater Job Threat Than Immigration, Offshoring

“Nearly three-quarters of Americans (73%) say the adoption of AI will eliminate more jobs than it creates.”

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

“You need four things to do it.”

LinkedIn Workforce Report | St. Louis | March 2018

“Insights into hiring, skills gaps, and migration trends.”

St. Louis Ranks Seventh in Standard of Living Among the Top 10 Large Metropolitan Areas

“Among the largest cities, only St. Louis and Nashville had a lower cost of living than the national average and St. Louis’s standard of living was higher than about 94 percent of MSAs in the country.”

8 Ways to Keep Control of Meetings

“With adequate preparation, meetings don’t have to be miserable.”

Research: Do People Really Get Promoted to Their Level of Incompetence?

“A study of 214 companies concludes the Peter Principle is real.”

4 Things to Look for During the Job Interview

“The job interview is your chance to evaluate the opportunity.”

The idea is not to live forever. It is to create something that will.” – Andy Warhol

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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