Workforce Development News – July 30, 2018

By on July 30, 2018
Important Interview Questions

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Employee Burnout

“The top five causes of burnout, the five factors to consider from a management perspective, and five factors which focus on what organizations can do to prevent burnout.”
Part 1: The 5 Main Causes: https://www.gallup.com/workplace/237059/employee-burnout-part-main-causes.aspx
Part 2: What Managers Can Do: https://www.gallup.com/workplace/237119/employee-burnout-part-2-managers.aspx
Part 3: How Organizations Can Stop Burnout: https://www.gallup.com/workplace/237185/employee-burnout-part-organizations-stop-burnout.aspx

Only Four Out of Ten Working-Age Adults with Disabilities are Employed

“The low unemployment rate is leading employers to recruit and hire people they might otherwise screen out, such as people with disabilities or criminal backgrounds. But if the goal is to substantially increase the employment of people with disabilities, then a low unemployment rate won’t be sufficient.”
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/the-avenue/2018/07/25/only-four-out-of-ten-working-age-adults-with-disabilities-are-employed/

6 Differences Between An Internship and Apprenticeship

“Internships and apprenticeships both give you hands on training, but that’s where the similarities end.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/6-differences-internship-apprenticeship/

9 Common Interview Questions (And How To Answer Them Like a Pro)

“Here are a few common questions to think about that can help you better prepare.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/9-most-common-interview-questions/

The 30 Most Important Interview Questions to Ask This Summer

“Here’s your interview cheat sheet.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/the-30-most-important-interview-questions-to-ask-this-summer/

How to Advance in Your Career When Your Boss Won’t Help

“Find ways to work with influential people in your organization.”
https://hbr.org/2018/07/how-to-advance-in-your-career-when-your-boss-wont-help

Want to Schedule a Productive Workday?

“Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/316183

9 Reasons Why You Didn’t Make It Past The First Interview

“How can you improve your interview game when no one is telling you what you’re doing wrong? Here are nine red flags that can knock job seekers out after the first interview.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/9-reasons-why-you-didnt-make-it-past-the-first-interview/

7 Resume Points That Immediately Grab a Recruiter’s Attention

“Did you know that—on average—recruiters and hiring managers spend only seven seconds reading your resume before signing you up for an interview—or tossing that precious piece of paper in the trash? That’s not a lot of time to impress a potential employer.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/resume-grab-recruiters-attention/

What To Do When You Don’t Know How to Answer an Interview Question

“It’s the moment every candidate dreads. No matter how much you prepare, there’s always that one question you aren’t ready for.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/dont-know-how-to-answer/

To Raise Exceptional Children, Teach Them These 7 Values

“Any fact or bit of knowledge we teach a child might be obsolete when they are adults, but values endure through all changes.”
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/316811

A wise girl knows her limits, a smart girl knows that she has none.” – Marilyn Monroe

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Google+ - Articles - Email

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