All posts tagged "Business Communication"

  • Future of Jobs and Jobs Training
    Workforce Development News – May 8, 2017

    This week: Future of Jobs and Jobs Training, Job Market Is On A Historic Growth Streak, Takeaways From the April Jobs Report, Why Germany Still Has So Many Middle-Class Manufacturing Jobs, St. Louis Pathway to Success, Office...

    • Posted May 8, 2017
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  • The Power of Corporate Myths
    The Power of Corporate Myths

    They literally define the character of the organization. Some of these stories exert a very positive influence over employees. Other stories exert a very negative influence over employees. They demotivate employees. They destroy a commitment to quality....

    • Posted April 20, 2017
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  • U.S. Manufacturing
    Workforce Development News – April 17, 2017

    This week: How to Talk to Your Customers, Face-to-Face Requests vs. Email, Right Culture: Not About Employee Happiness, America Has to Close the Workforce Skills Gap, Is U.S. Manufacturing Really Declining?, American Factories versus 'Made in America',...

    • Posted April 17, 2017
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  • Understanding U.S. Productivity Trends
    Workforce Development News – March 20, 2017

    This week: US Productivity Trends, Your Organization Wastes Time, Engaging Customers via Problem Resolution, Handle Difficult People, Phrases to Use When You Talk to Your Boss, Showcase Transferable Skills on Resume, Ace A Job Interview, Build a...

    • Posted March 20, 2017
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  • Build a Great Reputation
    Workforce Development News – February 27, 2017

    This week: Measuring the Value of a Worker Training Program, Most Americans are Hourly Workers, Let’s Stop Calling Them ‘Soft Skills’, Black Americans, Curing the Addiction to Growth, Hiring for the Factory Floor, Are Your Star Employees...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • In a Difficult Conversation, Listen More Than You Talk
    Workforce Development News – February 13, 2017

    This week: Which of the 12 Elements of Emotional Intelligence Do You Need to Work On?, New Face of American Unemployment, Declining Labor Force Participation Rate, Listen More Than You Talk for Difficult Conversations, Introvert’s Job Interview...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Comments that Kill Productivity
    Two Comments that Kill Productivity

    I’m sure all of us have heard variations of these two comments in conference rooms and on the floors of factories. I suspect many of us flinched when we heard them. And, if you’re like me through...

    • Posted November 9, 2016
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  • Communicating with Employees
    Workforce Development News – November 7, 2016

    This week: Economic Recovery Is Finally Bringing Pay Raises, October Jobs Report in Charts, Communicating with Employees During a Crisis, Bosses Who Behave Unpredictably, Gender Pay Gap, Achieve Gender Equality, Ways to Shatter Employee Engagement, Problem with...

    • Posted November 7, 2016
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  • Diverse Teams Perform Better
    Workforce Development News – September 26, 2016

    This week: Difference Between Good Leaders and Great Ones, Skills Gap Is Real, Diverse Teams Feel Less Comfortable and Perform Better, Older and Jobless, Tips for Older Job Seekers, Is Your Resume Formatted Correctly?, Things Hiring Managers...

    • Posted September 26, 2016
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  • Make a Great First Impression
    Workforce Development News – September 19, 2016

    This week: Make a Great First Impression, Poverty and Income Inequality, St. Louis Is The New Startup Frontier, Women Need More Visibility in Tech, Recovery Finally Reached Most Americans In 2015, One Unbreakable Rule in Business Writing,...

    • Posted September 19, 2016
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