Workforce Development News – October 14, 2019

By on October 14, 2019
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How Engaged Is Your Team, Really?

“Even seemingly engaged employees are often disengaged by some measures.”
https://hbr.org/2019/10/how-engaged-is-your-team-really

6 Ways the Workplace Will Change in the Next 10 Years

“Social developments, digital business, consumer behaviors, emerging technologies and more will change how people will work in 2028.”
https://www.gartner.com/smarterwithgartner/6-ways-the-workplace-will-change-in-the-next-10-years/

Where Companies Go Wrong with Learning and Development

“Retaining knowledge is just as important as learning it.”
https://hbr.org/2019/10/where-companies-go-wrong-with-learning-and-development

Domestic Migration Is Driving Population Growth in U.S. Cities

“What’s drawing people to metros like Austin, Orlando and Denver, but not St. Louis, Chicago or Cleveland?”
https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2019/october/domestic-migration-driving-population-growth-us-cities

Marijuana and the Workplace: It’s Complicated

“Rapidly changing state laws have created a haze of confusion for concerned employers.”
https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/fall2019/Pages/marijuana-and-the-workplace-its-complicated.aspx

14 Things You Should Never Say to an Interviewer

“Take steps to avoid a verbal disaster at your next job interview.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/14-things-you-should-never-say-to-an-interviewer/

7 Questions to Ask in an Informational Interview

“The best questions are those that elicit useful responses and create a positive impression about you.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/informational-interview-questions/

Why Skills Training Can’t Replace Higher Education

“It’s a disservice to students and civil society.”
https://hbr.org/2019/10/why-skills-training-cant-replace-higher-education

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” – Phil Jackson

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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