Workforce Development News – June 10, 2019

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Your Approach to Hiring Is All Wrong

“Why do employers spend so much on something so important while knowing so little about whether it works?”
https://hbr.org/2019/05/recruiting#your-approach-to-hiring-is-all-wrong

Hiring Slows Amid Trade Tensions, With Only 75,000 Jobs Added In May

“The employment gains in May were well below economists’ forecasts and businesses are increasingly cautious.”
https://www.npr.org/2019/06/07/730393010/amid-trade-tensions-all-eyes-on-u-s-jobs-report

LinkedIn Workforce Report | St. Louis | June 2019

Data on St. Louis hiring, skills gaps and workforce migration.
https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/blog/linkedin-workforce-report-june-2019-st-louis-mo

Disruption Starts with Unhappy Customers, Not Technology

“A common misunderstanding of an important idea.”
https://hbr.org/2019/06/disruption-starts-with-unhappy-customers-not-technology

Jobs of the Future

“Technology will re-shape the workforce in the next industrial revolution.”
https://www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/all-things-work/Pages/jobs-of-the-future.aspx

The Great Robot Takeover: Fact or Fiction?

“It’s inevitable. The robot invasion is coming. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.”
https://www.industryweek.com/technology-and-iiot/great-robot-takeover-fact-or-fiction

Blue-Collar Workers More Likely to Search for Jobs on Their Smartphones

“The percentage of job seekers using their phones to search for and apply to jobs decreases as education increases.”
https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/blue-collar-workers-search-for-jobs-smartphones.aspx

Google Tried to Prove Managers Don’t Matter. Instead, It Discovered 10 Traits of the Very Best Ones

“Google’s definition of what makes the very best managers will help you be your very best.”
https://www.inc.com/scott-mautz/google-tried-to-prove-managers-dont-matter-instead-they-discovered-10-traits-of-very-best-ones.html

First rule of leadership: Everything is your fault.” – A Bug’s Life

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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