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
  • Windfall Profits and Deadly Risks
    Workforce Development News – November 30, 2020

    This week: Weak Economic Recovery Could Be the Calm Before An Even Worse Storm, When Will the COVID-19 Pandemic End?, Avoid Rushing to Solutions When Problem-Solving, Windfall Profits and Deadly Risks, How Recessions Impact Household Net Worth,...

    • Posted November 30, 2020
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  • Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want
    Workforce Development News – November 23, 2020

    This week: Workplace Basics: The Competencies Employers Want, Encourage Employee Accountability, Even A Small Thanksgiving Is Dangerous, Mask Mandates Work To Slow Spread Of Coronavirus, You’re Delegating-It’s Not Working-Here’s Why, Stay Customer-Centric in Uncertain Times, 62% Say...

    • Posted November 23, 2020
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  • Overcoming the COVID-19 Threat to Gender Equality
    Workforce Development News – November 16, 2020

    This week: Why Every State Should Adopt a Mask Mandate, How Bad is Your State’s COVID-19 outbreak?, How Has the COVID-19 Recession Affected Labor across Occupations and Industries?, How COVID-19 Has Changed B2B Sales Forever, Help Your...

    • Posted November 16, 2020
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  • election Day, November 3, 2020
    Workforce Development News – November 2, 2020

    This week: Ways COVID Has Impacted Working Parents, Supportive Ecosystems for Black-Owned Businesses, Hiring During COVID Is Different Than in Previous Downturns, COVID in the U.S., Economic Recovery is Losing Steam, Reskilling in the age of COVID,...

    • Posted November 2, 2020
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  • How Coronavirus is Reshaping America's Job Market
    Workforce Development News – October 26, 2020

    This week: How America Gave Up on Fighting the Pandemic and Saving the Economy, How Coronavirus is Reshaping America's Job Market, COVID’s Outsized Toll on Minority-Owned Firms, Eighth District Beige Book, Getting Serious About Diversity, Job Loss...

    • Posted October 26, 2020
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  • Women in the Workplace 2020
    Workforce Development News – October 19, 2020

    This week: Women in the Workplace, Why Has COVID Been Especially Harmful for Working Women?, College Major ROI, How Have Households Used Their Stimulus Payments?, Third Coronavirus Surge Has Arrived, Are People Overconfident about Avoiding COVID?, Widening...

    • Posted October 19, 2020
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  • Expectation of Slow Recovery
    Workforce Development News – October 12, 2020

    This week: Expectation of COVID Slow Recovery, America’s Newest Wave of COVID, Last Hired-First Fired?, Labor Market Conditions, Two Quite Different Paths for Unemployment, Long-Term Unemployment Is Still Rising, Economic Mobility and Opportunity, Job Applicants with Criminal...

    • Posted October 12, 2020
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  • Workers Face Permanent Job Losses
    Workforce Development News – October 5, 2020

    This week: When Will the COVID Pandemic End?, Manufacturing Still Among Top Five Employers, Jobs Growth Slows Sharply, Workers Face Permanent Job Losses as the Virus Persists, How to Set Customer Service Goals, Recruit and Develop More...

    • Posted October 5, 2020
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  • How To Know When You Can Trust A COVID-19 Vaccine
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 28, 2020

    This Week: Economic Fallout From COVID Continues To Hit Lower-Income Americans the Hardest, Local Economic Impact, How To Know When You Can Trust A COVID Vaccine, Real State Of Unemployment Is Much Higher Than Official Numbers, Economic...

    • Posted September 28, 2020
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  • Ten Facts about COVID-19 and the U.S. Economy
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 21, 2020

    This week: Ten Facts about COVID-19 and the U.S. Economy, Inequalities Persist Despite Decline in Poverty, Problem-Solving Mindsets for Very Uncertain Times, Small-Business Owners' Optimism Up From April, Citizens for Modern Transit, Most Nefarious Interview Questions, Get...

    • Posted September 21, 2020
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