All posts by Richard Schumacher

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
  • Myths About Strategy
    Workforce Development News – April 22, 2019

    This week: Myths About Strategy, The Millions of Young Adults Who Are Out of Work, Great Leaders Are Thoughtful and Deliberate, Ways Your Employee Experience Needs to Change, Manufactured Perceptions, State of American Trade Schools, America’s Infrastructure...

    • Posted April 22, 2019
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  • Questions to Ask When Starting a New Job
    Workforce Development News – April 15, 2019

    This week: Biggest Hurdles Recent Graduates Face Entering the Workforce, How Manufacturers are Tackling the Skills Gap, How Americans See Automation and The Workplace, Make Your Meetings a Safe Space for Honest Conversation, Little Public Support for...

    • Posted April 15, 2019
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  • Rise in Solar Energy Creates Job Growth
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    Participants in STLCC's Accelerated Solar PV Installation Tech training gain fundamental knowledge to compete for entry-level solar installer positions. Apply now for classes starting April 29, 2019.

    • Posted April 3, 2019
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  • CDL-A Commercial Truck Driver Training
    Apply Now for Daytime CDL-A Truck Driving Training, Class Starts May 6, 2019

    Truck drivers are in high demand. Start your commercial truck driving career with our CDL-A professional driving program. Register for a free Truck Driving Information Session at 314-984-7777 to get started. Our next daytime class starts May...

    • Posted April 2, 2019
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  • Trends in The Information Technology Sector
    Workforce Development News – April 1, 2019

    This week: Dangers of Skills-Gap Skepticism, Missouri Chamber Technology 2030 Report, American Graduate State of the St. Louis Workforce Special, What Makes Some People More Productive Than Others, Trends in The Information Technology Sector, Major Corporate Training...

    • Posted April 1, 2019
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  • All New Graduates Should Consider a Customer Support Job
    Workforce Development News – March 25, 2019

    This week: Reasons Talented Employees Don't Reach Their Potential, Americans Are Pessimistic About Many Aspects of Future Life in U.S., Stop Eliminating Perfectly Good Candidates by Asking Them the Wrong Questions, Does Automation Affect Employment and Income...

    • Posted March 25, 2019
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  • The New Foundational Skills of the Digital Economy
    Workforce Development News – March 18, 2019

    This week: The New Foundational Skills of the Digital Economy, Reasons Good Employees Lose Their Motivation, Speak Up When It Matters, Children of College Graduates Earn More and Are Richer, Job Interview Follow-Up Emails, Stop Obsessing Over...

    • Posted March 18, 2019
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  • Non-college-educated men in the labor market
    Workforce Development News – March 11, 2019

    This week: Where Have All the Men Without College Degrees Gone?, One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Employee Development Doesn't Work, St. Louis (Eighth District) Beige Book Summary, Has Job Growth Reached America’s Struggling Places?, Glaring Gap Between Men And...

    • Posted March 11, 2019
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  • Give Your Employees Specific Goals and the Freedom to Figure Out How to Reach Them
    Workforce Development News – March 4, 2019

    This week: Why Is Customer Service So Bad?, Give Your Employees Specific Goals and the Freedom to Figure Out How to Reach Them, Men Still Pick “Blue” Jobs and Women “Pink” Jobs, Automation and AI will disrupt...

    • Posted March 4, 2019
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  • Making Learning a Part of Everyday Work
    Workforce Development News – February 25, 2019

    This week: Making Learning a Part of Everyday Work, Manufacturing Skills Gap: Myth, Or Real Threat To Competitiveness?, Skills Graduates Need Most for Labor Market Success, On-the-job Training Required for 76.8% of Workers, Best Communication Skills for...

    • Posted February 25, 2019
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