All posts tagged "News"

  • Lean and the Joy of Work
    Lean and the Joy of Work

    This absolutely delightful thing called joy is so often foreign to our workplaces. I’ve been in far too many organizations where workers are angry, fearful, unhappy, drained of energy. You can see it in their eyes, the...

    • Posted September 23, 2020
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  • Ten Facts about COVID-19 and the U.S. Economy
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 21, 2020

    This week: Ten Facts about COVID-19 and the U.S. Economy, Inequalities Persist Despite Decline in Poverty, Problem-Solving Mindsets for Very Uncertain Times, Small-Business Owners' Optimism Up From April, Citizens for Modern Transit, Most Nefarious Interview Questions, Get...

    • Posted September 21, 2020
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  • Unemployment Among Young Workers
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 14, 2020

    This week: Economists’ Scenarios For The Recovery Haven’t Changed Very Much, Labor Market Doesn’t Have a ‘Skills Gap’—It Has an Opportunity Gap, Firms Anticipate COVID-19 Uncertainty to Persist but Not Worsen, Case for Upskilling, Skills for an...

    • Posted September 14, 2020
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  • Focus is Everything
    Focus is Everything

    Employee disengagement, and a lack of focus, hurts your organization. This lack of focus is also hurting your workers on a personal level. Here are five actions to take to help workers every day and especially during...

    • Posted September 9, 2020
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  • The Easy Part Of The Economic Recovery Might Be Over
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 8, 2020

    This week: Easy Part Of The Economic Recovery Might Be Over, Job Gains Slowed Again, Federal Reserve Beige Book, Remote Work Is on the Rise and Could Change Everything, Transitioning from Hospitality to Health Care Occupations, Employment...

    • Posted September 8, 2020
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  • How U.S. Shopping Behavior is Changing
    Workforce Development News – August 31, 2020

    This week: Great Consumer Shift-How Shopping Behavior is Changing, More Americans Say They Are Regularly Wearing Masks in Stores, Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace, Restaurant Dining in the Next Normal, Unnecessary Crisis in the American Workforce,...

    • Posted August 31, 2020
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  • How to Get Employees to Report Their Covid-19 Risk
    Workforce Development News – August 24, 2020

    This week: U.S. Economy in a Snapshot, Working Remotely, Questions That Should Be in Every Employee Engagement Survey, Measuring the Labor Force Participation Rate, Get Employees to Report Their COVID Risk, Igniting Individual Purpose in Times of...

    • Posted August 24, 2020
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  • People and Stories Drive Change
    People and Stories Drive Change – Charts, Graphs, and Statistics Don’t

    Leverage the power of the personal and the power of stories to recognize employees for their intelligence and creativity and motivate them to think about ways to improve their own work processes.

    • Posted August 18, 2020
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  • America’s Uniquely Bad Covid-19 Epidemic
    Workforce Development News – August 17, 2020

    This week: America’s Uniquely Bad Covid-19 Epidemic, Taking Stock of the Covid-19 Recession, 1 in 3 Black Women Are on the Front Lines of the Pandemic-but They Aren’t Even Close to Equal Pay, COVID-19 Outlook Still Negative-but...

    • Posted August 17, 2020
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  • Workers Don't Expect Things to Return to Normal
    Workforce Development News – August 10, 2020

    This week: Unemployment Fell-But The Recovery Seems To Be Slowing Down, COVID-19 Spike and Employment Slowdown, A Growing Side Effect of the Pandemic: Permanent Job Loss, What Coronavirus Job Losses Reveal About Racism in America, Housing Distress...

    • Posted August 10, 2020
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