All posts tagged "Unemployment"

  • 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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  • 2016 State of St. Louis Workforce Report Presentation by Alan
    Video: 2016 State of St. Louis Workforce Report Presentation by Alan Spell

    In this YouTube video Alan Spell, Research Manager at MERIC, presents the findings of the 2016 State of St. Louis Workforce Report. Alan summarizes our new research on the St. Louis economy, focusing on the results of...

    • Posted September 13, 2016
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  • Make the Most of Your Customer Testimonials
    Workforce Development News – August 29, 2016

    This week: Make the Most of Your Customer Testimonials, Laid-Off American Workers Are Having Better Luck Finding New Jobs, Fewer Workers Report Making Less Money, Why People Quit Their Jobs, Good Job-Search Manners, Quick Fixes for a...

    • Posted August 29, 2016
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  • Middle-Income Jobs
    Workforce Development News – August 8, 2016

    This week: July Jobs Report in 15 Charts, America’s Advanced Industries, Analysis of Long-Term Unemployment, Job Creation Remains at Post-Recession High, Middle-Income Jobs Are Disappearing the Fastest, Low-Skilled Workers Could Rescue the U.S. Economy, The U.S. Labor...

    • Posted August 8, 2016
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  • Shortage of Skilled Workers
    Workforce Development News – June 6, 2016

    This week: Why America Has a Shortage of Skilled Workers, Hiring Really Is Slowing Down, May Jobs Report in 12 Charts, Ready to Be a Manager?, Champion Diversity and Inclusion, When Your Employee Has Another Job Offer,...

    • Posted June 6, 2016
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  • What Millennials Want From Work and Life
    Workforce Development News – May 16, 2016

    This week: Just How Good (or Bad) Are All the Jobs Added to the Economy Since the Recession?, Shrinking Middle Class in Metropolitan Areas, Are You in The American Middle Class?, Workers Regain Faith in Finding Good...

    • Posted May 16, 2016
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  • Embrace Employee Engagement
    Workforce Development News – April 4, 2016

    This week: March Jobs Report in 14 Charts, Rising Unemployment Rate Is Good News, Embrace Employee Engagement, Positive Views of Job Availability, Revolutionizing Customer Service, Education Matters, Streamline Your Writing, Phrases to Drop From Your Vocabulary, Habits...

    • Posted April 4, 2016
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  • Boost Your Team’s Productivity
    Workforce Development News – Feb. 8, 2016

    This week: Connect With Anyone, January Jobs Report in Charts, Boost Your Team’s Productivity, What Is Middle Class?, Employee Response to Change, Attempts to Derail Your Project, Better Than "What Do You Do?", Smartest Questions for The...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
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  • The U.S. Economy Is Doing Only Half Its Job
    Workforce Development News – Dec. 21, 2015

    This week: U.S. Economy Is Doing Only Half Its Job, Lingering Pain of the Great Recession, Declines in Teen and Young Adult Employment, Jobless Rate and Wages, Internships as a Community College Student, History of U.S. Inflation,...

    • Posted December 21, 2015
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