Workforce Development News – October 22, 2018

By on October 22, 2018
Creating A More Inclusive Culture

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Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs

“Two out of three jobs demand at least some education or training beyond high school.”
https://cew.georgetown.edu/cew-reports/3pathways/

State of the Heartland: Factbook 2018

“What do the indicators say about the region? Three major takeaways emerge clearly from the analysis.”
Executive summary: https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Heartland_Factbook_2018_Executive_Summary.pdf
Full report: https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Heartland_Factbook_2018_Full_Report.pdf

5 Steps to Creating A More Inclusive Culture

“Communicators can become indispensable bridge builders by listening to employees, confronting biases and standing up for what’s right.”
https://www.ragan.com/5-steps-to-creating-a-more-inclusive-culture/

Which Data Skills Do You Actually Need?

“The skills that are highly useful, with the lowest time-to-learn are the low hanging fruit that will add value for you and your team quickly.”
https://hbr.org/2018/10/which-data-skills-do-you-actually-need-this-2×2-matrix-will-tell-you

12 Interview Questions You Should Ask To Uncover Company Culture

“It’s better to ask specific questions.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/questions-to-uncover-company-culture/

How to Highlight Job Skills on a Resume

“Learn how to make your application reflect your employer’s ideal candidate with these resume skills examples.”
https://money.usnews.com/money/careers/applying-for-a-job/articles/how-to-highlight-job-skills-on-a-resume

How to Write an Irresistible Technical Resume

“The best way to do communicate your talent is by crafting an impressive technical resume — with the right mix of relevant experience, accomplishments and skills.”
https://www.glassdoor.com/blog/how-to-write-an-irresistible-technical-resume/

11 Lessons From Great Bosses That You Can Use Right Now

“Lessons learned from favorite managers.”
https://www.themuse.com/advice/11-lessons-professional-development-great-bosses-use-right-now

Each failure contains the seeds of your next success — if you are willing to learn from it.” – Paul Allen

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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