All posts tagged "Business Communication"

  • 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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  • Coaching and Actionable Feedback
    Workforce Development News – August 17, 2015

    This week: Managers and Coaching, Behaviors of Real Leaders, Is How You Deliver Feedback Doing More Harm than Good?, Structure for Giving Clear and Actionable Feedback, America’s Students, "Wow" Interview Answers, Things Interviewers Never Tell Job Candidates,...

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • Ace Your Next Job Interview
    Workforce Development News – August 3, 2015

    This week: Customers Like Self-Service-Unless It Undermines Customer Support, Communication Secrets of Great Leaders, Create a Conversation-Not a Presentation, Meritocracy Myth, Questions to Ask a Potential Employer, Your Résumé Needs a Summary, Most Common Interview Questions, Ace...

    • Posted August 3, 2015
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  • Don’t Set Process Without Input from Frontline Workers
    Workforce Development News – July 6, 2015

    This week: Don’t Set Process Without Input from Frontline Workers, Things Your Employees Should Know, Phenomenally Likable People, Tweak Your Resume to Prove You're The Perfect Fit, Words You Should Never Use to Describe Yourself, Be an...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • Better Feedback
    Workforce Development News – June 15, 2015

    This week: Better Feedback, Leadership and Employer Brand, Top Associate Degree Health Care Jobs, People Who Matter Most in Your Network, Savvy Cover Letters, When an Interview Doesn’t Go as Planned, Crafting Visual Content, Things You Really...

    • Posted June 15, 2015
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  • Communication Determines A Project’s Success
    Workforce Development News – May 4, 2015

    This week: How Communication Determines A Project’s Success, Questions That Make You The Smartest Person In The Meeting, How Technology Has Affected Wages for the Last 200 Years, Reconsider Those Who Came Close to Getting Hired, Engineer...

    • Posted May 4, 2015
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  • Employees Want a Lot More From Their Managers
    Workforce Development News – April 13, 2015

    This week: Be More Productive, Employees Want a Lot More From Their Managers, Only 35% of U.S. Managers Are Engaged in Their Jobs, Economy Goes to College, Write with Substance, Skills Training Gap Among Employees Revealed, Surprises...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • Art of Asking Questions
    Workforce Development News – April 6, 2015

    This week: Art of Asking Questions, Make a Truly Unforgettable First Impression, Conduct Better Meetings, Supercharge and Optimize Your Job Postings, Online Courses and Working from Home, Smartphone Use in 2015, Deliver Bad News to Your Employees,...

    • Posted April 6, 2015
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  • Leadership for Life - The Grapevine
    Leadership for Life – The Grapevine

    The grapevine is a fact of life, and cannot simply be denied or punished out of existence. Effective leaders will learn to manage the grapevine, not fight it.

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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