All posts by Richard Schumacher

  • Blue-Collar Workers are Now Scarcer than White-Collar Workers
    Workforce Development News – January 7, 2019

    This week: American Workers Still Need Skills Training, Opportunity Industries, Blue-Collar Workers are Now Scarcer than White-Collar Workers, Manufacturing’s Mixed Messages Aren't Helping Close Skills Gap, An Agenda Is How You Have Effective Meetings, Workforce Drug Use...

    • Posted January 7, 2019
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  • 2018 Corporate College Holiday Break
    Holiday Greetings From The Workforce Solutions Group

    Happy holidays from the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College! Please enjoy our holiday video card. The training rooms and testing center of the St. Louis Community College Corporate College are closed for the holiday...

    • Posted December 20, 2018
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  • How to Adjust to Automation
    Workforce Development News – December 17, 2018

    This week: How Timeboxing Works to Make You More Productive, Adjust to Automation, No Time to Retire, Phasing Retirement, Striking Findings from 2018, Ghosted Employers, Follow Up with People After a Conference, Top Skills to Include on...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • Pretty Much Everyone Defines A 'Good Job' the Same Way
    Workforce Development News – December 10, 2018

    This week: The Great Recession Hurt the Middle Class—Twice, Employment Outlook for Occupations That Don’t Require A Formal Educational Credential, Pretty Much Everyone Defines A 'Good Job' the Same Way, Economy is Steady But Wages Are Lagging,...

    • Posted December 10, 2018
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  • Restoring Opportunity for The Working Class
    Workforce Development News – December 3, 2018

    This week: Restoring Opportunity for The Working Class, Helping Students Find Mentors in College, Must-Have Skills for Entry-Level Workers, Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges, Answer the Most Common Interview Questions, Bad Interview Answers & How to...

    • Posted December 3, 2018
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  • Surefire Ways to Kill Your Company’s Innovation
    Workforce Development News – November 26, 2018

    This week: To Get More Done Focus on Environment, Expectations and Examples, Surefire Ways to Kill Your Company’s Innovation, Facebook Committed The 7 Deadly Sins Of Crisis Management, Where Americans Find Meaning in Life, Ways Smart People...

    • Posted November 26, 2018
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  • CDL-A Commercial Truck Driver Training
    Apply Now for Daytime CDL-A Truck Driving Training, Class Starts Jan. 22, 2019

    Truck drivers are in high demand. Start your commercial truck driving career with our CDL-A professional driving program. Register for a free Truck Driving Information Session at 314-984-7777 to get started. Our next daytime class starts January...

    • Posted November 21, 2018
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  • Investing in America's Workforce
    Workforce Development News – November 19, 2018

    This week: There Will Be 4.6 Million Manufacturing Jobs to Fill in The Next Decade — and 2.4 Million of Them Will Go Unfilled, Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students, Investing in America's Workforce: Improving...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • Pathways to High-Quality Jobs for Young Adults
    Workforce Development News – November 12, 2018

    This week: Pathways to High-Quality Jobs for Young Adults, Higher Wages Aren’t Enough to Turn Mediocre Jobs into Good Ones, The Growth Of Non-degree Credentials And How They Reflect Labor Inequality Between Men And Women, When Companies...

    • Posted November 12, 2018
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  • Making Process Improvements Stick
    Workforce Development News – November 5, 2018

    This week: Making Process Improvements Stick, Millennial Men Leave Perplexing Hole in Hot U.S. Job Market, Strong Hiring Equals More Workers Coming Off Sidelines, Striking Facts About the State of Women in the Workplace, Employment Outlook for...

    • Posted November 5, 2018
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