Workforce Development News – October 1, 2018

By on October 1, 2018
Really Impress During A Job Interview

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Looking For A New Job? How To Job Search Today

“There is good news for job seekers in 2018…finally.”
https://careersherpa.net/looking-for-a-new-job-how-to-job-search-today/

The Phone Interview Cheat Sheet

“Phone interviews can be more stressful than in-person interviews. But phone interviews do have one major advantage over in-person interviews: The recruiter can’t see you, so they’ll be none the wiser if you need a little help from a cheat sheet.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/phone-interview-cheat-sheet/

The Best Job Interview Question Most Interviewers Never Ask

“Here’s one job interview question only the best candidates will answer.”
https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/the-best-job-interview-question-most-interviewers-never-ask.html

How To Really Impress During A Job Interview

“A few ideas that will go a long way toward taking some of the pressure off of you and making the most of your time with the interviewer.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/impress-job-interview/

Four in 10 U.S. Workers Think They Are Underpaid

“Percentage who think they are underpaid has not changed since 2010. Unemployment has been slashed, but wages have been slow to rise. Most who think they are underpaid are still satisfied with their jobs.”
https://news.gallup.com/poll/241682/four-workers-think-underpaid.aspx

A Majority of Teens Have Experienced Some Form of Cyberbullying

“59% of U.S. teens have been bullied or harassed online, and a similar share says it’s a major problem for people their age. At the same time, teens mostly think teachers, social media companies and politicians are failing at addressing this issue.”
http://www.pewinternet.org/2018/09/27/a-majority-of-teens-have-experienced-some-form-of-cyberbullying/

Great Employees Want to Learn. Great Managers Know How to Teach.

“The key is to set clear goals.”
https://hbr.org/2018/09/great-employees-want-to-learn-great-managers-know-how-to-teach

23 Google Search Tips You’ll Want to Learn

“Most of us use Google every day, but many have likely only scratched the surface of the search engine’s power. Here’s how to become a Google search super sleuth.”
https://www.pcmag.com/feature/326078/23-google-search-tips-you-ll-want-to-learn

8 Things You’re Doing Well in Your Career That You Could Be Doing Better

“Everything you do leaves room for improvement, and as someone who’s driven and cares about growing, you’re always interested in ways you can continue to excel.”
https://www.themuse.com/advice/how-to-do-better-in-your-career-faster

There’s no off day for excellence.” – Ozzie Smith

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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