All posts by Richard Schumacher

  • Top Workforce Development Provider 2012
    Workforce Solutions Group Named a Top Workforce Development Provider by Training Industry Inc.

    Criteria for selection included capability to deliver vocational training for those entering the workforce; commitment to the corporate training market; industry visibility, innovation and impact; number and strength of clients; and geographic reach.

    • Posted October 17, 2012
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  • Hiring Considerations
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 15, 2012

    This week: Lean Manufacturing, MoManufacturingWINs Training Grant, Personality Traits Employers Hire Most, Questions to Consider Before Hiring, Companies Trade In Hunch-Based Hiring for Computer Modeling, Computers Aren't Ready to Take Over Hiring, How Online Job Searches Worsen...

    • Posted October 15, 2012
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  • Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis
    U.S. Secretary of Labor Announces Manufacturing Training Grant at Visit to STLCC

    The Missouri Manufacturing Workforce Innovation Networks (MoManufacturingWINs) initiative will offer innovative training to better prepare individuals for careers in modern manufacturing.

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Ways to Earn Respect as a Leader
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 9, 2012

    This week: Be Happier: 10 Things to Stop Doing Right Now, Ways to Earn Respect as a Leader, Ways To Make a Killer First Impression, Going to College: Not Just a Good Investment - but the Best...

    • Posted October 9, 2012
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  • State of Manufacturing 2012 Seminar
    State of Manufacturing Is Focus of Upcoming STLCC Seminar

    Jennifer McNelly, president of the Manufacturing Institute will be the keynote speaker at the Manufacturing Industry Insights Seminar that will be held 8:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 9 at St. Louis Community College’s Center for Workforce Innovation, 3344 Pershall...

    • Posted October 2, 2012
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  • Habits of Extraordinary Bosses
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 1, 2012

    This week: Habits of Extraordinary Bosses, How to Respond to Negativity, Body Language Tics That Could Cost You The Interview – And The Job, Reasons People Resist Change, Understanding Fear of Process Improvement, Ways Boomers Are Beating...

    • Posted October 1, 2012
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  • Drinking Water Operator Accelerated Training Program
    New Drinking Water Operator Accelerated Training Program

    The first session of a new 10-day Drinking Water Operator Training course, designed to introduce students to the 24-hour,seven-days-a-week responsibilities of a water utility, will begin Nov. 1 at St. Louis Community College’s Florissant Valley campus. The...

    • Posted October 1, 2012
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  • Ways to Get People to Change
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 24, 2012

    This week: Ways to Get People to Change, Why the Jobs Problem Is Not Going Away, Social Pressure Is a Better Motivator Than Money, Get Complainers Off Your Back: 5 Tricks, Career and Technical Education: Five Ways...

    • Posted September 24, 2012
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  • Manufacturing: Made in Missouri
    STLCC Receives $15 Million to Innovate Worker Training in Missouri

    St. Louis Community College was awarded $15 million to create a new approach to worker training that will benefit more than 3,300 Missourians who are unemployed, underemployed or require additional technical training for high-demand careers. STLCC will...

    • Posted September 20, 2012
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  • Patient Care Technician Program to Receive NCWE Award
    STLCC’s Patient Care Technician Program to Receive NCWE Award

    STLCC’s patient care technician accelerated training program has earned the National Council for Workforce Education’s 2012 Exemplary Program Award for a noncredit workforce development program.

    • Posted September 19, 2012
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