All posts tagged "Unemployment"

  • Nailing the Interview Process
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 6, 2017

    This week: Thirty Fastest Growing Occupations Projected to Account for 19 Percent of New Jobs from 2016 to 2026, How Wealth Inequality Has Changed Since The Great Recession, Significant Decline in Labor Participation Obscures Drop in Unemployment...

    • Posted November 6, 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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  • The U.S. Economy Is … Fine
    Workforce Development News – July 10, 2017

    This week: The U.S. Economy Is Fine, Beyond the Monthly Jobs Report, Soft Wages May Soon Rise, Is Customer Satisfaction the Wrong Goal?, New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Preparing for a Career Fair, Better...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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  • Stop the Meeting Madness
    Workforce Development News – June 26, 2017

    This week: Stop the Meeting Madness, Meet The Out-of-Work, Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time, Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve, Will Robots Make Job Training (and Workers) Obsolete?, Changing Company Culture,...

    • Posted June 26, 2017
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  • Pay Attention to the Job Market
    Workforce Development News – June 5, 2017

    This week: Don’t Worry About The Job Market Yet-But Pay Attention, Making Sense of The Monthly Jobs Numbers, Job Openings Remain Near Record Highs in U.S., The Jobs Most Vulnerable to The Robot Revolution, Customer Happiness Shouldn’t...

    • Posted June 5, 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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  • Killer Interview Questions
    Workforce Development News – March 13, 2017

    This week: What the Unemployment Rate Says About the Economy, Create Engagement Every Day, Killer Interview Questions, Silver Lining of Customer Problems, Why Recruiters Dread Reading Your Resume, Career Advice You Need To Know, Insanely Easy Presentation...

    • Posted March 13, 2017
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  • In a Difficult Conversation, Listen More Than You Talk
    Workforce Development News – February 13, 2017

    This week: Which of the 12 Elements of Emotional Intelligence Do You Need to Work On?, New Face of American Unemployment, Declining Labor Force Participation Rate, Listen More Than You Talk for Difficult Conversations, Introvert’s Job Interview...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Landing a Good Job Later in Life
    Workforce Development News – December 12, 2016

    This week: No Recovery: Long-Term U.S. Productivity Decline, Landing a Good Job Later in Life, The New 'Good Jobs', Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Ask and Answer, Job-Search Changes That May Be New to Older...

    • Posted December 12, 2016
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