All posts by Richard Schumacher

  • Scenes from State of St. Louis Workforce 2011 Event
    Workforce Development News – August 29, 2011

    This week: Grand Opening of STLCC’s Center for Workforce Innovation, Attributes Of Successful Strategic Plans, Whole Manufacturing Industries Have Disappeared From The U.S., Business Advice, Conflict Resolution Tips, Jobs Growth Forecast by State and Metro Area, Snap...

    • Posted August 29, 2011
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  • Center for Workforce Innovation Grand Opening Scheduled
    Grand Opening of STLCC’s Center for Workforce Innovation Set for Aug. 29

    The grand opening of St. Louis Community College’s new Center for Workforce Innovation will be 2:30-5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at 3344 Pershall Road. Located adjacent to the college’s Florissant Valley campus, the 32,000-square-foot CWI will serve...

    • Posted August 24, 2011
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  • 2011 State of St. Louis Workforce Event Overview/Reactions
    Workforce Development News – August 22, 2011

    This week: Things Great Managers Do, Why Checklists Work, How the Internet is Revolutionizing Education, Higher Education and Old Media, Eternal Rules of Teamwork, Education Needs a Digital-Age Upgrade, Most Often Mispelled Misspelled Words in English, Better...

    • Posted August 22, 2011
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  • Photo Gallery From 2011 State of St. Louis Workforce Event
    Photo Gallery From 2011 State of St. Louis Workforce Event

    Enjoy our gallery of photos from this year's State of St. Louis Workforce event.

    • Posted August 20, 2011
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  • 2011 State of the St. Louis Workforce Report
    Workforce Development News – August 15, 2011

    This week: State of the St. Louis Workforce Report, Ways To Inspire Others, Win Over a Customer, Job-Interview Wins for the Record Book, Myths About Social Networking For Business, Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile for the Job Hunt,...

    • Posted August 15, 2011
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  • 2011 State Of St. Louis Workforce Event
    2011 State Of St. Louis Workforce Report Reveals Soft Skills Gap

    Employers in the St. Louis region are challenged to find “work ready” applicants with the personal effectiveness competencies - often described as “soft skills” - needed to succeed in the modern work environment, according to the third...

    • Posted August 12, 2011
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  • Questions for Effective Feedback
    Workforce Development News – August 8, 2011

    This week: Effective Feedback, Email Is (Still) Important, Most Common Interview Mistakes, Ways Job Seekers Self-Destruct, Things You Should Say at Work Today, Navigate the Unstable Job Market, Tips to Ace Your Job Interview, Top 30 Careers...

    • Posted August 8, 2011
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  • Making a Team Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
    Workforce Development News – August 1, 2011

    This week: State of St. Louis Workforce: Moving Forward, 2010 State of the St. Louis Workforce Keynote Video, Habits That Make Great Opportunities Happen, Making a Team Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts, Communication Mistakes That...

    • Posted August 1, 2011
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  • Common Misperceptions About Teamwork
    Workforce Development News – July 25, 2011

    This week: EPA Brownfields Job Training, Common Misperceptions About Teamwork, Best Ways to Praise Employees, Is Your Digital Footprint Squashing Your Reputation?, Innovation’s Nine Critical Success Factors, Present Slides-Distribute Documents, Missouri Middle-Skill Occupational Report, Long-Term Unemployment, Special...

    • Posted July 25, 2011
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  • Enchant Your Employees
    Workforce Development News – July 18, 2011

    This week: Principles to Live by in Fiercely Complex Times, Interview Tip: You Gotta Ask!, Enchant Your Employees, Inviolable Rules for Effective Business Communications, Economic Freedom & Quality of Life, Blended Learning Toolkit, The Undereducated American, Five...

    • Posted July 18, 2011
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