Workforce Development News – August 26, 2019

By on August 26, 2019
Internships are Shaping the Future of Work

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When to Take Initiative at Work, and When Not To

“Some problems aren’t yours to solve.”
https://hbr.org/2019/08/when-to-take-initiative-at-work-and-when-not-to

This is How Internships are Shaping the Future of Work Right Now

“Companies are finding better ways to forge mutually beneficial relationships with their junior members to democratize the system and create a more sustainable workforce for the future.”
https://www.fastcompany.com/90388323/nternships

Here’s Why The Prior Jobs Report Numbers Were Wrong By Over Half A Million

“This was the sharpest downward revision in jobs totals since 2009, when the economy was just starting to emerge from the Great Recession.”
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jackkelly/2019/08/23/heres-why-the-prior-jobs-report-numbers-were-wrong-by-over-half-a-million/

Many Manufacturing Employees Still Not Getting Trained

A new study finds that 81% of employees believe training makes them feel more engaged at work.
https://www.industryweek.com/talent/many-manufacturing-employees-still-not-getting-trained

8 Things To Evaluate Before You Say Yes To A Job

“You can prevent your premature departure from your next job by making sure you know as much as possible about the job, the company, its leadership and people you’ll be working with.”
https://careersherpa.net/8-things-to-evaluate-before-you-say-yes-to-a-job/

Resume Objective Tips and Examples

“A compelling resume objective can help you stand out in a crowded application pool.”
https://money.usnews.com/careers/applying-for-a-job/articles/resume-objective-tips-and-examples

Why Are We So Bad at Choosing the Right Job?

“Do what you’re good at, not what pays the most.”
https://hbr.org/2019/08/why-are-we-so-bad-at-choosing-the-right-job

Initiative is doing the right things without being told.” – Elbert Hubbard

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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