All posts by Richard Schumacher

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
  • Understanding the Economic Shock of Coronavirus
    Workforce Development News – March 30, 2020

    This week: Employees Increasingly Seeing COVID-19 Effects at Work, Understanding the Economic Shock of Coronavirus, A Third Report a Job Loss-Half a Pay Cut as Coronavirus Crisis Grips the Economy, Public Opinion and COVID-19, Social Distancing...

    • Posted March 30, 2020
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  • Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19
    Workforce Development News – March 23, 2020

    This week: Consider the Big Economic Hit We’re Facing as Our Investment in Survival, COVID-19 and People Who Cannot Work from Home, Tracking the U.S. Economy and Financial Markets During the COVID-19 Outbreak, U.S. Public Sees Multiple...

    • Posted March 23, 2020
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  • The Coronavirus Pandemic
    Workforce Development News – March 16, 2020

    This week: How Working Parents Can Prepare for Coronavirus Closures, Charts that Explain the Coronavirus Pandemic, Crisis Communication Tips for Customer Service Teams, Lead in Times of Crisis, How will the Future of Work Affect Opportunity Occupations?,...

    • Posted March 16, 2020
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  • Eighth District Beige Book Summary of Economic Activity
    Workforce Development News – March 9, 2020

    This week: Prosperity is Increasing in America’s Largest Metro Areas-But Not for Everyone, Forget Seattle and L.A.-We Should Bet Big on St. Louis and Baltimore, What It Takes to Run a Great Virtual Meeting, Eighth District Beige...

    • Posted March 9, 2020
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  • Create the Perfect Meeting Agenda
    Workforce Development News – March 2, 2020

    This week: Why Many Professionals Are Not Benefiting From The Tight Job Market, Create the Perfect Meeting Agenda, Gap Between the Most and Least Prosperous States is Narrowing, Learn Which Tasks to Hand Off, Prepare for a...

    • Posted March 2, 2020
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  • Developing Digital Skills in a Changing Labor Market
    Workforce Development News – February 24, 2020

    This week: Developing Digital Skills in a Changing Labor Market, What’s Really Holding Women Back?, Aging Workforce, New Decade of U.S. Manufacturing, Every Leader Needs to Navigate These 7 Tensions, Shifting St. Louis Dynamics, More Workers Need...

    • Posted February 24, 2020
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  • The Hottest Career Paths
    Workforce Development News – February 18, 2020

    This week: Great Affordability Crisis Breaking America, Hiring Formerly Incarcerated Employees, Hottest Career Paths, Tesla's Approach to Innovation, 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Present Your Data Like a Pro, Dazzle Your Audience, Questions You Should Ask...

    • Posted February 18, 2020
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  • Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace
    Workforce Development News – February 10, 2020

    This week: Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace, Manufacturing Workers Need Investment in Their Digital Skills, Creating a Data-Driven Culture, Health Workers Need Investment in Their Digital Skills, Economic Inequality in the U.S., What Building Great Teams...

    • Posted February 10, 2020
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  • Middle-skill Occupations
    Workforce Development News – February 3, 2020

    This week: Overlooked Value of Certificates and Associates Degrees, Middle-skill Occupations in Missouri, Employers Look to Differentiate Themselves, Gains Made by Women Amid A Rising Demand for Skilled Workers, Employees Who Raise Problems, Employee Engagement Surveys and...

    • Posted February 3, 2020
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  • Make Employees Feel Appreciated
    Workforce Development News – January 27, 2020

    This week: Customer Retention Strategies, STEM Occupations Among Highest Paying Jobs, Make Employees Feel Appreciated, Eighth District-St. Louis Beige Book, Build a Great Relationship with a Mentor, Cover Letters, Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer,...

    • Posted January 27, 2020
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