All posts tagged "Soft Skills"

  • Customer Information Support Specialist Training
    Enroll Now for Customer Information Support Specialist Training Starting July 9

    This accelerated 12-week training program is designed to produce qualified candidates for employment as office administrators, customer service/customer relations representatives, administrative assistants, data entry associates, and general administrative support. This innovative program will meet the local labor...

    • Posted May 3, 2018
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  • Business Office Applications Training
    Apply Now: Business Office Applications Training Starts March 12, 2018

    The Business Office Applications Training (BOAT) program is an accelerated, 10-week professional certificate program offering diverse adult learners the practical skills necessary to compete in today’s global workforce. Enroll now for the next class starting March 12,...

    • Posted February 15, 2018
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  • Impress First-Time Customers
    Workforce Development News – Jan. 8, 2018

    This week: How You Promote People Can Make or Break Company Culture, Why Is the U.S. So Bad at Worker Retraining?, Impress First-Time Customers, Managers and Employee Engagement, Too Many Jobs - Not Enough Workers, Spotlight Soft...

    • Posted January 8, 2018
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  • Business Office Applications Training
    Enroll Now: Business Office Administrative Training Starts November 20, 2017

    The Business Office Administrative Training (BOAT) program is an accelerated, 10-week professional certificate program offering diverse adult learners the practical skills necessary to compete in today’s global workforce. Enroll now for the next class starting November 20,...

    • Posted October 27, 2017
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  • 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report Presentation by Alan Spell
    Video: 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report Presentation by Alan Spell

    Alan Spell, Research Manager at the Missouri Department of Economic Development (MERIC), presents the findings of the 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report. Alan summarizes our new research on the St. Louis economy, including an analysis...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
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  • Manufacturing as Key to Job Creation
    Workforce Development News – May 30, 2017

    This week: Unemployment vs. Pay, Get a Difficult Conversation Back on Track, Americans Still See Manufacturing as Key to Job Creation, Disruptive Job Skills that Shake Up Industries, Customer Service Oriented, Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like...

    • Posted May 30, 2017
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  • Innovation Efforts
    Workforce Development News – April 10, 2017

    This week: Innovation Efforts, Baseline Skills, Job Market, Design Meetings Your Team Will Want to Attend, Interview Questions to Ask, Job Search Advice That Don't Work in Real Life, Must-Have Skills, Basic Job Search Questions, Hallmarks of...

    • Posted April 10, 2017
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  • Collaboration Overload
    Workforce Development News – April 3, 2017

    This week: Collaboration Overload Is a Symptom of a Deeper Organizational Problem, Things That Make Good People Quit, Prioritize Decisions, Free Speech, Trolls, Anonymity and Fake News, Recognize a Real Leader, Questions to Ask at the End...

    • Posted April 3, 2017
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  • Build a Great Reputation
    Workforce Development News – February 27, 2017

    This week: Measuring the Value of a Worker Training Program, Most Americans are Hourly Workers, Let’s Stop Calling Them ‘Soft Skills’, Black Americans, Curing the Addiction to Growth, Hiring for the Factory Floor, Are Your Star Employees...

    • Posted February 27, 2017
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  • Workers with Soft Skills
    Workforce Development News – January 23, 2017

    This week: Being a Strategic Leader, Wanted: Workers with Soft Skills, Politicians Cannot Bring Back Old-Fashioned Factory Jobs, Dwindling Female Labor Force, What My Mechanic Taught Me About Customer Service, Job Search Strategies to Eclipse Your Reliance...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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