Workforce Development News – Sept. 23, 2019

By on September 23, 2019
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Five Questions For Onboarding (That Employers Should Ask Themselves)

“Once recruited and hired, how does an employee who just walked through your company’s doors become ‘one of us’?”
https://www.industryweek.com/leadership/five-questions-onboarding-employers-should-ask-themselves

8 Things Leaders Do That Make Employees Quit

“They’re some of the most expensive mistakes you can make.”
https://hbr.org/2019/09/8-things-leaders-do-that-make-employees-quit

Six Motivational Drivers, and How to Unleash Them

“If people know they are part of the team and their work is valued, then they become more loyal and committed.”
https://www.industryweek.com/leadership/six-motivational-drivers-and-how-unleash-them

A Push for More Technical Workers

“Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor’s degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.”
https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2019/09/10/federal-report-says-us-needs-more-technical-workers-not-necessarily-bachelors

The Top 16 Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates

“It’s time to fill that vacancy on your team and the pressure is on to find a professional who personifies the key qualities you need. But how can you determine that from just an interview?”
https://www.roberthalf.com/blog/how-to-interview-candidates/6-winning-interview-questions-you-should-ask-job-candidates

LinkedIn Workforce Report | St. Louis | September 2019

Data on St. Louis hiring, skills gaps and workforce migration.
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/blog/linkedin-workforce-report-september-2019-st-louis-mo

20 Smart Questions to Ask When Scheduling Your Interviews

“The call when the interview is scheduled provides a great opportunity to collect information. The more you know, the better you can prepare, and the better prepared you are, the more likely you are to succeed.”
https://www.job-hunt.org/job_interviews/interview-scheduling-questions.shtml

How to Update and Edit Your Own Resume

“Recruiters and hiring managers scan resumes for a whopping 6 seconds before moving onto the next. Here’s how to make sure yours stands out.”
https://www.nbcnews.com/better/lifestyle/how-update-edit-your-own-resume-land-job-ncna1051681

How to Rehearse for an Important Presentation

“Great speeches are never an accident.”
https://hbr.org/2019/09/how-to-rehearse-for-an-important-presentation

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

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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