All posts by Richard Schumacher

  • They're not Soft Skills, They’re Power Skills
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 2, 2019

    This week: Let’s Stop Talking About Soft Skills-They’re Power Skills, Frightening Rise In Low-Quality Low-Paying Jobs, Your Purpose Is Your Promise to Customers, Customer Feedback-Why It’s Important, Pillars of Strategy Execution, St. Louis Fed Summary of Regional...

    • Posted December 2, 2019
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  • Automation and the Future of Work
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 25, 2019

    This week: Low-wage Work is More Pervasive than You Think, What Jobs are Affected by AI?, Will Robots Take Your Job Before You Even Graduate?, How Automation Could Make Some Jobs Better, Upskilling Models, Putting the Worker...

    • Posted November 25, 2019
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  • Employees and Customers with Disabilities
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 18, 2019

    This week: Companies Need to Do More for Employees and Customers with Disabilities, Workers at the Bottom of the American Economy, Cracking the Code of Sustained Collaboration, Cut Workplace Conflict and Improve Productivity, Corporate Digital Business Transformation...

    • Posted November 18, 2019
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  • Americans in Low-wage Jobs
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 11, 2019

    This week: Meet the Low-wage Workforce, Realism About Reskilling, Difficult Road Out For 53 Million Americans in Low-wage Jobs, Customer Service Skills Every Employee Needs, Why Groups Struggle to Solve Problems Together, Automation, Work and Skills, Impact...

    • Posted November 11, 2019
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  • The Future of Work
    Workforce Development News – November 4, 2019

    This week: Future of Work in America, Americans Need to Get Over Their Fear of Math, Share of Young Adults Not Working or in School Is at a 30-Year Low, Creativity in Learning, Phone Interview Questions to...

    • Posted November 4, 2019
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  • The Work of the Future
    Workforce Development News – October 28, 2019

    This week: Helping Your Team Feel the Purpose in Their Work, Not Just a Job: New Evidence on the Quality of Work, Work of the Future, Manage the Emotional Roller Coaster of a Job Search, Rethink Employee...

    • Posted October 28, 2019
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  • Help Wanted: Too Many Jobs and Not Enough Workers
    Workforce Development News – October 21, 2019

    This week: Unequal Race for Good Jobs, Help Wanted: Too Many Jobs and Not Enough Workers, Free College Won’t Be Enough to Prepare Americans for the Future of Work, What Is Employee Engagement?, Labor Force Nonparticipation, Simple...

    • Posted October 21, 2019
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  • How Engaged Is Your Team?
    Workforce Development News – October 14, 2019

    This week: How Engaged Is Your Team?, Ways the Workplace Will Change in the Next 10 Years, Where Companies Go Wrong with Learning and Development, Domestic Migration Is Driving Population Growth in U.S. Cities, Marijuana and the...

    • Posted October 14, 2019
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  • Digital Skills for the 21st-Century Workforce
    Workforce Development News – October 7, 2019

    This week: What’s Trending in Jobs and Skills, Digital Skills for the 21st-Century Workforce, Beyond Tech, Far Fewer Employees Are Job Hunting, Labor Force Nonparticipation, Black-White Labor Market Disparities, Most Common Interview Questions, Complete Guide to Resume...

    • Posted October 7, 2019
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  • Technology Jobs
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 30, 2019

    This week: Don’t Let Metrics Undermine Your Business, Why Even New Grads Need to Reskill for the Future, Work of the Future, Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power and Responsibility, Perfect Candidate...

    • Posted September 30, 2019
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