All posts tagged "Business Communication"

  • 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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  • 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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