Workforce Development News – October 28, 2019

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The Work of the Future

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Helping Your Team Feel the Purpose in Their Work

“Show people how their work impacts others.”
https://hbr.org/2019/10/helping-your-team-feel-the-purpose-in-their-work

Not Just a Job: New Evidence on the Quality of Work in the United States

“Less than half of U.S. workers are in good jobs. Race, ethnicity and gender are strongly correlated with job quality. Income inequality translates into inequality in job quality across every dimension.”
https://www.gallup.com/education/267590/great-jobs-lumina-gates-omidyar-gallup-quality-report-2019.aspx

The Work of the Future

“We shouldn’t worry about quantity of jobs, but quality.”
Report: https://workofthefuture.mit.edu/sites/default/files/2019-09/WorkoftheFuture_Report_Shaping_Technology_and_Institutions.pdf

How to Manage the Emotional Roller Coaster of a Job Search

“Five strategies for weathering the ups and downs.”
https://hbr.org/2019/10/how-to-manage-the-emotional-roller-coaster-of-a-job-search

3 Key Ways to Rethink Employee Retention

“While you can’t shield team members from attractive opportunities and savvy recruiters, you can fortify the retention framework that keeps your workforce happy.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/3-key-ways-to-rethink-employee-retention/

The Truth About Open Offices

“A single best physical or digital workspace architecture will never be found. The goal should be to get the right people interacting with the right richness at the right times.”
https://hbr.org/2019/11/the-truth-about-open-offices

Women in the Workplace

“Representation of women in senior leadership has increased, but women continue to be underrepresented at every level.”
https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/women-in-the-workplace-2019

How to Look and Sound Confident During a Presentation

“Your audience will make up their minds about you in seconds.”
https://hbr.org/2019/10/how-to-look-and-sound-confident-during-a-presentation

The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more.” – Jonas Salk

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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