All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Leadership for Life - Just Ask
    Leadership for Life – Just Ask

    Learning how to communicate effectively is a key element of business success. Many leaders remain clueless about how to motivate and engage their employees. You can boil it all down to two words: just ask.

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • Corporate Services Training and Consulting Solutions Catalog
    Corporate Services Training and Consulting Solutions Catalog

    Our easy-to-download quick reference of the training and consulting services provided by the Corporate Services unit of the Workforce Solutions Group is now available online.

    • Posted March 13, 2014
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  • Innovation Builds Skilled Biotech Workforce
    Workforce Development News – March 10, 2014

    This week: The Employment Crisis And The Education Crisis, New Findings About Millennials, Knowledge Trumps College Pedigree, Innovation Builds Skilled Biotech Workforce, Why Work Is Lonely, Ways to Connect with Your Audience During a Speech, Ways Great...

    • Posted March 10, 2014
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  • Invaluable Lessons from the Frontline
    Two Invaluable Lessons from the Frontline

    Recently, on one of these wintry days that invite self-reflection, I asked myself what the most important lessons were that I’d been taught by my clients. Here are two that stood out very sharply in my memory...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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  • Achieving Quick Changeovers with SMED
    From 4 Hours to 3 Minutes with SMED!

    Achieve quick changeovers to improve productivity and processes. The SMED system is one lean production method for reducing waste in manufacturing processes. It provides a rapid and efficient way of converting a manufacturing process from running the...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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  • You Don't Need A Survey to Gauge Employee Engagement
    Workforce Development News – March 3, 2014

    This week: You Don't Need A Survey to Gauge Employee Engagement, Stop Blaming-Start Innovating, Certification Test Focuses on Readying Students for Work-Not College, Being the Last Interview of the Day Could Crush Your Chances, Web at 25...

    • Posted March 3, 2014
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  • Leadership for Life - Let’s Talk
    Leadership for Life – Let’s Talk

    Great leaders are good at getting people to do what the leader wants them to. Depending on your leadership style, you can order people to do things, you can persuade them to do things, or you can...

    • Posted March 3, 2014
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  • New Professional Development Opportunities
    New Professional Development Opportunities Start Soon!

    Join Continuing Education this spring for professional development opportunities that will help you facilitate in an effective manner, manage efficiently, and provide exceptional customer service. We've got the business classes for you to expand your mind and...

    • Posted February 28, 2014
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  • Culture Before Tools at Raven Industries
    Culture Before Tools @ Raven Industries

    “Our approach is to create a Lean culture by exposing all employees to the Lean concepts and thought processes. We are aware that the majority of companies fail to sustain Lean after a successful implementation. This is...

    • Posted February 26, 2014
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  • Kathie Chambers, 2014 Heroes in Education
    Workforce Solutions Group Salutes a Hero Among Us!

    The St. Louis Small Business Monthly recently named six local educators as the 2014 Heroes in Education. The nominated individuals representing universities and colleges within the greater St. Louis region are being recognized for their work in...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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