Workforce Development News – February 18, 2020

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The Great Affordability Crisis Breaking America

“In one of the best decades the American economy has ever recorded, families were bled dry.”
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/great-affordability-crisis-breaking-america/606046/

Hiring Formerly Incarcerated Employees Helps Your Bottom Line

“Reintegrating the formerly incarcerated into society isn’t just right. It’s good for the economy, too.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/345963

The Hottest Career Paths Of 2020 And Beyond

“The business world is constantly changing based on emerging technologies and market demands.”
https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbescoachescouncil/2020/02/11/14-coaching-pros-predict-the-hottest-career-paths-of-2020-and-beyond/

Lessons from Tesla’s Approach to Innovation

“There is a method to the madness. Tesla’s strategy offers enduring lessons for any innovator, especially in terms of how to win support for an idea and how to bring new technologies to market.”
https://hbr.org/2020/02/lessons-from-teslas-approach-to-innovation

Did the 2017 Tax Cut—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—Pay for Itself?

“The actual amount of tax revenue collected in FY2018 was significantly lower than the CBO’s projection made in January 2017—before the tax cut was signed into law.”
https://www.brookings.edu/policy2020/votervital/did-the-2017-tax-cut-the-tax-cuts-and-jobs-act-pay-for-itself/

Present Your Data Like a Pro

“Demystify the numbers. Your audience will thank you.”
https://hbr.org/2020/02/present-your-data-like-a-pro

How to Dazzle Your Audience in the First 7 Seconds of Your Speech

“In the moment after you’ve been introduced but before you begin to speak, anticipation builds. Here’s how to use it to command a room.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/346318

45 Questions You Should Ask In Every Job Interview

“Anything can happen before or during an interview, which is why it’s crucial to walk in feeling prepared.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/the-45-questions-you-should-ask-in-every-job-interview/

It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.” – George Washington

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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