Workforce Development News – April 22, 2019

By on April 22, 2019
Myths About Strategy

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5 Myths About Strategy

“Why we believe them and why we’re wrong.”
https://hbr.org/2019/04/5-myths-about-strategy

Meet the Millions of Young Adults Who Are Out of Work

“17 percent of young adults ages 18 to 24 are out of work in mid to large cities in the U.S., totaling 2.3 million young people.”
https://www.brookings.edu/research/young-adults-who-are-out-of-work/

Great Leaders Are Thoughtful and Deliberate, Not Impulsive and Reactive

“Observing your responses is the first step to improving.”
https://hbr.org/2019/04/great-leaders-are-thoughtful-and-deliberate-not-impulsive-and-reactive

It’s Not How You Recruit, It’s How You Onboard: 6 Ways Your Employee Experience Needs to Change

“A candidate’s first introduction to your company is pivotal. If they aren’t impressed, they may not finish applying, accept an offer, or even come to work on their scheduled first day.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/its-not-how-you-recruit-its-how-you-onboard-6-ways-your-employee-experience-needs-to-change/

Manufactured Perceptions: Why Industry Needs To Reset Its Reputation

“There are three false narratives in play that negatively influence perceptions of the manufacturing industry.”
https://www.forbes.com/sites/tonyuphoff/2019/04/18/manufactured-perceptions-why-industry-needs-to-reset-its-reputation/

The State of American Trade Schools

“‘Career pathway’ is the phrase of the moment.”
https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/a26789417/trade-schools/

Aging and in Need of Attention: America’s Infrastructure and Its 17 Million Workers

“Just as our physical infrastructure systems are aging and in need of attention, so too are the workers who design, construct, operate, and oversee these systems.”
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2019/04/16/aging-and-in-need-of-attention-americas-infrastructure-and-its-17-million-workers/

How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

“A Guide to Answering One of the Most Common Interview Questions.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/guide/how-to-answer-tell-me-about-yourself/

How to Prepare for a Behavioral Interview

“This guide will walk you through exactly what a behavioral interview is, what questions will be asked and how you can flawlessly prepare for it.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/guide/how-to-prepare-for-a-behavioral-interview/

To Change the Way You Think, Change the Way You See

“What Sherlock Holmes has in common with the creator of Softsoap.”
https://hbr.org/2019/04/to-change-the-way-you-think-change-the-way-you-see

The key to being a good manager is keeping the people who hate me away from those who are still undecided.” – Casey Stengel

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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