All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 20, 2014

    This week: Training for STEM Careers, Getting People to Believe in Something They Can’t Yet Imagine, Highly Educated Unemployed and Tumbling Down the Ladder, What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020, Powerful Habits of Highly Effective Leaders, Why...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • Keep Calm and Make a Plan
    Leadership for Life – Keep Calm and Make a Plan

    Management By Putting Out Fires is a pretty common phenomenon in business. Organizations that are continually dealing with urgent crises can’t put their resources into positive growth and development, and wind up treading water at best.

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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  • MoSTEMWINs STEM Careers Grant
    Missouri Community Colleges Receive $19.7 Million Grant to Train Workers for STEM Careers

    MoSTEMWINs will train Missourians for jobs in transportation, manufacturing, information technology, health services/health sciences, and science support using a $19.7 million U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant.

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • Learning to See: Value-Stream Mapping
    Learning to See: Value-Stream Mapping

    If Lean is to take root in an organization, all employees need to see waste as they’ve never seen it before. The most powerful process available to make waste visible is Value-Stream Mapping.

    • Posted October 14, 2014
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  • How to Get Your Employees to Speak Up
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 13, 2014

    This week: St. Louis Employers Seeking STEM Talent, How to Get Your Employees to Speak Up, New Employment Data for Metropolitan Labor Markets, 10 Team Motivation Killers, Storytelling 101, Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People, Brainstorming Doesn't...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • Steve Long: The Need for STEM Talent
    The Need for STEM Talent

    A recent episode of St. Louis on the Air with Don Marsh featured Steve Long, associate vice chancellor for workforce solutions, who discussed the results of the recently released State of St. Louis STEM Workforce report. Learn...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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  • Where The Jobs Are: The New Blue Collar
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 6, 2014

    This week: Where The Jobs Are: The New Blue Collar, 2014: The Best Year for Job Creation This Century, What to Do When Anger Takes Hold, What Soft Skills Are, Recruiting for Soft Skills Doesn’t Make You...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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  • Information Silos
    Leadership for Life – Down on the Farm

    Information silos create situations where people can work at cross purposes or initiate activities that fall outside the mission, vision, and values of the organization. The benefits of sharing information across departments or other functional units usually...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Ann Brand to Serve as MCCA Interim Executive Director
    Ann Brand to Serve as MCCA Interim Executive Director

    The Missouri Community College Association has appointed Ann Brand to serve as interim executive director. Brand recently retired from St. Louis Community College, where she worked for more than 35 years in positions in governmental affairs, community...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • Tips for New Team Leaders
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 29, 2014

    This week: Tips for New Team Leaders, Managing People from 5 Generations, The Key to Meet Today’s Customer Needs, Most People Don’t Want to Be Managers, Things Really Great Problem Solvers Do, How To Answer The Question...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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