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
  • Upskilling and Downsizing in American Manufacturing
    Workforce Development News – June 17, 2019

    This week: Upskilling and Downsizing in American Manufacturing, Automation and Occupations, Women-Led Firms, Winning Customer-Centric Marketing Strategy, Cross-Silo Leadership, Reasons I Didn't Hire You, “What Do You Like Least About Your Job?,” Writing An Unforgettable Thank You...

    • Posted June 17, 2019
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  • Jobs of the Future
    Workforce Development News – June 10, 2019

    This week: Your Approach to Hiring Is All Wrong, Hiring Slows Amid Trade Tensions, LinkedIn St. Louis Workforce June 2019 Report, Disruption Starts with Unhappy Customers, Jobs of the Future, Great Robot Takeover: Fact or Fiction?, Blue-Collar...

    • Posted June 10, 2019
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  • The Blue-Collar Drought
    Workforce Development News – June 3, 2019

    This week: America Is In Full Employment-So Why Aren't We Celebrating?, Foundational Skills to Succeed in Today’s Economy, Blue-Collar Drought, College Degree Widens Gender Earnings Gap, How Manufacturers Value and Use Industry Credentials to Source Skilled Talent,...

    • Posted June 3, 2019
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  • Best People to Choose as Job References
    Workforce Development News – May 28, 2019

    This week: Taking on New Work, Why Equally Talented Students Don’t Get Equal Chances to Be All They Can Be, Americans' View of Job Market Hits New High, Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs, Why Is the White...

    • Posted May 28, 2019
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  • Most Out-of-work Young Adults Face Bleak Job Prospects
    Workforce Development News – May 20, 2019

    This week: Most Out-of-work Young Adults Face Bleak Job Prospects, Prison Time Is Less of a Hiring Hurdle, Where Measuring Engagement Goes Wrong, Employment Growth Accelerates, Economy Isn’t Getting Better for Most Americans, Must-Have Words to Include...

    • Posted May 20, 2019
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  • Examining How Industry Credentials Address The Skills Gap and Create Pathways to Careers
    Workforce Development News – May 13, 2019

    This week: Credentials Matter: Examining How Industry Credentials Address The Skills Gap and Create Pathways to Careers, What the Job Market Looks Like for Today’s College Graduates, 3 Million Older Americans Can't Find High-paying Jobs, Quit Waiting...

    • Posted May 13, 2019
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  • How Difficult is it to Find a Job?
    Workforce Development News – May 6, 2019

    This week: How Difficult is it to Find a Job?, Let’s Get Real about the Skills Gap and Start Solving It, What If We Hired for Skills?, Where the Good Jobs Are, A Stronger Economy Means Stronger...

    • Posted May 6, 2019
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  • Show You're Passionate in a Job Interview
    Workforce Development News – April 29, 2019

    This week: Show You're Passionate in a Job Interview, Ghosting — Prevent Candidates Who Accept Your Offer From Disappearing, Elevate Your Team With an Inspiring Customer Service Philosophy, Don’t Be Blinded by Your Own Expertise, ADP 2019...

    • Posted April 29, 2019
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  • 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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