All posts tagged "Research"

  • What We Learned About Management
    Workforce Development News – January 9, 2017

    This week: What We Learned About Management in 2016, Execution Is a People Problem, A Job Market That Is Finally (Mostly) Healthy, December Jobs Report, America Is Still Making Things, State Budget Cuts Disproportionately Hit Low-income Minority...

    • Posted January 9, 2017
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  • Kick-Ass Customer Service
    Workforce Development News – January 3, 2017

    This week: Kick-Ass Customer Service, Write a Killer Customer Thank-You Note, Skills That Innovative Leaders Have, Striking Findings from 2016, Can Bad Managers Be Saved?, Customer Loyalty Is Overrated, Why Do Job Interviews Feel So Weird?, Questions...

    • Posted January 3, 2017
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  • How to Manage Managers
    Workforce Development News – September 6, 2016

    This week: How to Manage Managers, August Jobs Report in 15 Charts, Facts About American Workers, Best Jobs Now Require You To Be A People Person, Workers' Satisfaction With Job Dimensions Increases, Love Networking, Emotional Connection Matters...

    • Posted September 6, 2016
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  • Video: Reactions to the 2016 State of St. Louis Workforce Report
    Video: Reactions to the 2016 State of St. Louis Workforce Report

    Watch the insights and reactions to the 2016 State of St. Louis Workforce report focusing on Manufacturing, Healthcare, and Transportation & Logistics by Dr. Jeff Pittman, Chancellor, STLCC; Mike Downing, Director, Missouri Dept. of Economic Development; Hillary...

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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  • Reactions to the 2015 State of St. Louis Workforce Report
    Reactions to the 2015 State of St. Louis Workforce Report

    Watch the insights and reactions to the 2015 State of St. Louis Workforce report by Dr. Rod Nunn, Interim President, STLCC Forest Park Campus; Susan Duval, Business Process & Marketing Consultant, Focuswise Ideas LLC; Dr. John Gaal,...

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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  • STEM Workforce Research
    Workforce Development News – Sept. 15, 2014

    This week: Latest STEM Workforce Research, What New Team Leaders Should Do First, Convincing Employees to Use New Technology, Engineers and Engineering Technicians in the Workforce, Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty, Experience Is Overrated, Why You...

    • Posted September 15, 2014
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  • What Interviewers Wish They Could Tell Job-Seekers
    Workforce Development News – Oct. 7, 2013

    This week: Ways to Be a Better Leader, What Interviewers Wish They Could Tell Job-Seekers, Keep Your Name Off That Layoff List, Tips for Empowering Employees, If You Want Innovation - You Have to Invest in People,...

    • Posted October 7, 2013
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  • How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place
    Workforce Development News – March 5, 2012

    This week: How To Work A Room Like You Own The Place, Things Great Employees Do, How to Keep a Job Search Discreet, Best-Paying Jobs For People Persons, Questions You Need To Ask The Interviewer To Get...

    • Posted March 5, 2012
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  • Make The Right Decision
    When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going!

    In this volatile economy, individuals and companies are being forced to make difficult decisions. In tough times, making the “right” business decisions becomes essential since there is literally no room for making wrong decisions.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Do the Right Thing (with Assessments)
    Do the Right Thing (with Assessments)

    Organizations that hire people based on subjective impressions are likely to struggle due to poor performance and mismanagement of human capital. Creating a process to weed out poor performers is not as difficult as it would seem.

    • Posted April 15, 2008
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