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  • Happy Holidays
    Corporate College Holiday Break

    The Corporate College is closed for the holiday break from Saturday, December 22, 2012 through Tuesday, January 1, 2013. We will reopen on Wednesday morning, January 2, 2013.

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • Lean Thinking and Acting
    Lean Thinking and Acting Sells Blueberries

    In an earlier Lean segment of this blog, I discussed the impact that employee engagement has on the reactions you and I have when going shopping in retail stores. We know what employee engagement looks and sounds...

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • Legislators End Freshmen Tour with Visit to STLCC’s Corporate College
    Legislators End Freshmen Tour with Visit to STLCC’s Corporate College

    The 2012 freshmen tour ended with a visit to St. Louis Community College’s Corporate College, the college’s first facility solely dedicated to corporate education and professional development. Legislators had the opportunity to learn about the critical role...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Half Empty Or Half Full?
    WorkKeys Works – Managing Talent Development

    Our WorkKeys system is a powerful solution that includes both Foundational Skills and Soft Skills assessments, enabling assessment of the full potential of applicants and employees. The tools in this comprehensive system can be mixed and matched...

    • Posted December 20, 2012
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  • Patient Care Technician Training Program
    STLCC Offers Accelerated Healthcare Training Programs

    If you’re looking for a career in the healthcare industry, St. Louis Community College is enrolling students for innovative, accelerated programs in medical therapeutics and health informatics/information technology. Eligible students pay no tuition for these programs. Classes...

    • Posted December 19, 2012
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  • The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 17, 2012

    This week: Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013, It’s Time to Wage an All-Out War on Waste, Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You, Those Who Manage - Teach, Ways to Take Control of Your...

    • Posted December 17, 2012
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  • Getting Creative
    Leadership for Life – Getting Creative

    One of the things great – and memorable – leaders do is inspire others to greatness. Sometimes that means taking a back seat and allowing others to get the credit, but that’s OK, since the measure of...

    • Posted December 17, 2012
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  • Phrases That Build Bridges Between People
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 10, 2012

    This week: Phrases That Build Bridges Between People, Simple Ways to Be a Better Boss, Best Gift An Employee Can Get, Powerful Words Employees Need to Hear, Top Jobs for 2013, Upside of Downtime, The End of...

    • Posted December 10, 2012
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  • Painful Shopping Experience
    Shopping Really Doesn’t Have To Be Painful

    You and I as customers know when “focus” and “engagement” are missing from employee behavior. Energetic, enthusiastic, happy, focused, and engaged retail employees drive sales. In today’s economy, especially, no company can afford profit-killing experiences happening over...

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Dassault Falcon 10 Jet
    Dassault Falcon 10 Jet Lands at St. Louis Aerospace Institute

    West Star Aviation has donated a retired Dassault Falcon 10 to STLCC for use as a training aid at the St. Louis Aerospace Institute.

    • Posted December 5, 2012
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  • Integrity is Forever
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 3, 2012

    This week: Traits of Extraordinary Bosses, Integrity is Forever, Things Leaders Should Learn to Say, How to Master a New Skill, Habits of Highly Effective Communicators, Deadly Sins of Public Speaking, Clean Up Your Online Presence, Things...

    • Posted December 3, 2012
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  • Let Me Tell You Why
    Leadership for Life – Let Me Tell You Why

    Great leaders tend to be transparent to their employees and customers. By this I mean that they communicate what they’re thinking and feeling, and reveal their chain of logic for making specific decisions that affect the organization....

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Things A Boss Should Never Say To An Employee
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 27, 2012

    This week: Things A Boss Should Never Say To An Employee, Skills Don’t Pay the Bills, Ways Job Searching Has Changed, False Tradeoff in Redesigning Work, Why College Grads Are Heading Back...to Community College, Must-Have Job Skills...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • Lead With Your Heart, Not Just Your Head
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 19, 2012

    This week: Lead With Your Heart-Not Just Your Head, Unusual Things Great Bosses Do, Leadership Practices to Stop Today, Three Million Open Jobs in U.S.-But Who’s Qualified?, Ways to Retain Employees Forever, Soft Skills Pushed as Part...

    • Posted November 19, 2012
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