Workforce Development News – November 30, 2020

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Windfall Profits and Deadly Risks

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The Weak Economic Recovery Could Be the Calm Before An Even Worse Storm

“Job growth slowed, especially in some regions heavily affected by the virus. Small business activity has not noticeably improved since August.”
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2020/11/24/octobers-weak-economic-recovery-could-be-the-calm-before-an-even-worse-storm/

When Will the COVID-19 Pandemic End?

“When will vaccines be available? And is the end of COVID-19 nearer?”
https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/healthcare-systems-and-services/our-insights/when-will-the-covid-19-pandemic-end

How to Avoid Rushing to Solutions When Problem-Solving

“Four steps to help you think things through.”
https://hbr.org/2020/11/how-to-avoid-rushing-to-solutions-when-problem-solving

Windfall Profits and Deadly Risks

“How the biggest retail companies are compensating essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
https://www.brookings.edu/essay/windfall-profits-and-deadly-risks/

How Recessions Impact Household Net Worth

“Recouping net worth lost during three recessions proved uneven for those with the least wealth.”
https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2020/november/recessions-impact-household-net-worth

5 Big Picture Trends Being Accelerated by the Pandemic

“Screen Life Takes Hold. The Big Consumer Shake-Up. Peak Globalization.The Wealth Chasm.The Flexible Workplace.”
https://www.visualcapitalist.com/5-big-picture-trends-being-accelerated-by-the-pandemic/

Americans’ Holiday Spending Intentions Strengthen in November

“Americans predict spending $852 on gifts, similar to estimate in 2019. Shoppers not especially likely to be tightening their holiday budget.”
https://news.gallup.com/poll/326654/americans-holiday-spending-intentions-strengthen-november.aspx

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Making the Perfect Resume

“Regardless of where this piece of paper goes and how it grows, when you give it the care and attention it deserves, you set yourself up for success.”
https://www.themuse.com/advice/how-to-make-a-resume-examples

What You Should Follow Instead of Your Passion

“Think about the activities you always come back to, even though they are hard.”
https://hbr.org/2020/11/what-you-should-follow-instead-of-your-passion

To lose patience is to lose the battle.” — Mahatma Gandhi

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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