Workforce Development News – April 29, 2019

By on April 29, 2019
Show You're Passionate in a Job Interview

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How to Show You’re Passionate in a Job Interview

“Rather than reference what you did, talk about why you chose to do it.”
https://hbr.org/2019/04/how-to-show-youre-passionate-in-a-job-interview

Ghosting — Prevent Candidates Who Accept Your Offer From Disappearing

“The top 20 most effective actions for reducing ghosting before a new hire starts.”
https://www.ere.net/ghosting-prevent-candidates-who-accept-your-offer-from-disappearing/

Elevate Your Team With an Inspiring Customer Service Philosophy

“Every team needs guiding principles that ensure they’re fulfilling their shared mission in the best way possible.”
https://www.helpscout.com/blog/customer-service-philosophy/

Don’t Be Blinded by Your Own Expertise

“Strategies that the most successful executives use fall into three buckets: challenging their own expertise, seeking out fresh ideas, and embracing experimentalism.”
https://hbr.org/2019/05/dont-be-blinded-by-your-own-expertise

ADP 2019 State of the Workforce Report: Pay, Promotions and Retention

“Males and females show significant disparities across pay and organizational hierarchies.”
https://www.adp.com/resources/articles-and-insights/adp-research-institute/research-topics/state-of-workforce-report.aspx

How to Write a Resume

“Write the perfect resume in no time.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/guide/how-to-write-a-resume/

How to Explain Your Reasons for Leaving a Job

“A guide to explaining why you quit, were laid-off or got fired.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/guide/how-to-explain-your-reasons-for-leaving-a-job/

How to Develop Interpersonal Skills

“Developing soft skills for professional success.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/guide/how-to-develop-interpersonal-skills/

Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” – Tony Stark

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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