Workforce Development News – February 10, 2020

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Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace

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Report: Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace

“Employers and hiring managers are preparing for a world where competencies – not degrees – are the most important factors when filling a job.”
Article: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/reports/hiring-modern-talent-marketplace
Report: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2020_USCCF_ModernTalentMarketplaceHiring.pdf

Manufacturing Workers Need Investment in Their Digital Skills

“To succeed in this rapidly transforming environment, workers need broad-based digital problem-solving skills that equip them to learn a wide variety of today’s technologies and navigate continued changes in the future.”
https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/resources/publications/file/Digital-Skills-Manuf-NoCrps.pdf

10 Steps to Creating a Data-Driven Culture

“Your biggest obstacles aren’t technical.”
https://hbr.org/2020/02/10-steps-to-creating-a-data-driven-culture

Health Workers Need Investment in Their Digital Skills

“12 percent of currently employed health and social assistance workers have no digital skills, and an additional 21 percent have very limited skills.”
https://www.nationalskillscoalition.org/resources/publications/file/Digital-Skills-Health-NoCrps-1.pdf

6 Facts About Economic Inequality in the U.S.

“The highest-earning 20% of U.S. households have steadily brought in a larger share of the country’s total income.”
https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/02/07/6-facts-about-economic-inequality-in-the-u-s/

‘Teaming’ Is a Verb: What Building Great Teams Really Does for Your Organization

“The goal of teaming is to develop employees with unique abilities to help your organization maximize time, efficiently provide the best experience possible for clients, and expand your business beyond its current capacity.”
https://www.recruiter.com/i/teaming-is-a-verb-what-building-great-teams-really-does-for-your-organization/

The Era of Antisocial Social Media

“Young people’s behaviors are changing. How will businesses adapt?”
https://hbr.org/2020/02/the-era-of-antisocial-social-media

Somebody once said that in looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if you don’t have the first, the other two will kill you.” – Warren Buffet

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 has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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