All posts tagged "Business Communication"

  • Be a Great Boss
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 16, 2015

    This week: Job-Hopping Employees, Phrases The Best Leaders Use, Be a Great Boss, Part-Time and Unemployed, Difficult Conversations, Pick Up the Phone, Questions You Shouldn’t Ask Candidates, Filter Bad Resumes, When Both Parents Work, Improving Economy and...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • Genuine Employee Engagement
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 9, 2015

    This week: October Jobs Report in 12 Charts, Jobs Report Is Even Better Than It Looks, Job Creation Index Holds at Seven-Year High, Genuine Employee Engagement, Communication Skills of the Best Leaders, Most Difficult Conversations You’ll Have...

    • Posted November 9, 2015
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  • Community Colleges: Affordable, Practical, and Increasingly Popular
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 2, 2015

    This week: Community Colleges for Job Skills, 92 Million Americans Who Aren’t in the Labor Force, Learning While Earning, Community Colleges: Affordable, Practical and Increasingly Popular, Vanishing Pay Raise, Motivation through Leaders, Leader Influence, Technology Device Ownership,...

    • Posted November 2, 2015
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  • Narrative of Your Work
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 26, 2015

    This week: Narrative of Your Work, Leaders Are Constant Learners, Self-Employed and the Workers They Hire, Why Higher Education Still Matters, Career Moves, Tricky Interview Questions, What's Your Biggest Weakness?, Re-think How You’re Applying, Boost Your Social...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Employees Who Use Their Strengths Outperform
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 12, 2015

    This week: Ways Managers Start Off Wrong, Take the ‘Review’ Out of ‘Performance Reviews’, Keys to Giving Constructive Criticism, Use Your Strengths to Outperform, Moving Beyond A Minimum-Wage Job, Soft Skills That Candidates Need, Mistakes That Slow...

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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  • Workplace Success
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 28, 2015

    This week: Things Managers Should Be Doing, Obsolete Annual Reviews, Stagnant Earnings, College Graduates and Workplace Success, Phrases To Get You Whatever You Want, Easier Resume Writing, "Why Do You Want This Job?", Using Statistics in Presentations,...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Smart, Connected World
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 21, 2015

    This week: Connected Products Are Transforming Companies, More Jobs Haven’t Meant Less Poverty, Determine Candidate Potential, Emails Employees Will Actually Read, Job Interview Preparation, Mistakes Desperate Job Seekers Make, Networking Mistakes, Successful Speakers, Content Promotion, Create a...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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  • Onboarding New Hires
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 14, 2015

    This week: Working-Class Jobs, Mistakes When Onboarding New Hires, Survive the Future, Outstanding Employers, ‘Millennial’ Label, Ditching Performance Ratings, Business Plan Essentials, Career Pathways across the Transportation Industry, Internal Social Media Plan, Science, Noticing Good Things....

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • The Incredible Power of “Thank you”
    The Incredible Power of “What do you think?” and “Thank you”

    Two of the most consistent comments I hear when I talk with line workers in manufacturing plants are “Why didn’t they ask us what we think?” and “It’d sure be nice to hear ‘thank you’ sometimes.” I’ve...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Be A People Person
    Workforce Development News – August 31, 2015

    This week: Technology Is Making Social Skills More Important, Jobs Now Require You To Be A People Person, Americans' Satisfaction With Jobs, Stop Micromanaging Your Team, Traits of Phenomenal Bosses, Neutralize Common Interviewer Objections and Close the...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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