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
  • Prepare For Jobs Of The Future
    Workforce Development News – February 19, 2019

    This week: Prepare For Jobs Of The Future, Why Customer Relations Are Vital to Your Business, How Important Are Production Networks to the U.S. Economy?, What to Do When You Realize You’ve Made a Mistake, LinkedIn St....

    • Posted February 19, 2019
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  • Is College Still Worth It?
    Workforce Development News – February 11, 2019

    This week: Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students, Automation Won’t Bring an Apocalypse, Is College Still Worth It? It’s Complicated, Elements of Trust, Delegate Effectively, What Diversity and Inclusion Policies Do Employees Actually Want?, Manufacturing...

    • Posted February 11, 2019
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  • Improve Your Team
    Workforce Development News – February 4, 2019

    This week: Automation and Artificial Intelligence: How Machines Are Affecting People and Places, Improve Your Team, Employment and Wage Gains, Career-Focused Education, Americans and Facebook, Best Cover Letter Examples, Describe Weaknesses in a Job Interview, Things I...

    • Posted February 4, 2019
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  • Tough Conversations
    Workforce Development News – January 28, 2019

    This week: Deliver Good Customer Service, Tough Conversations, Cybersecurity, Avoid Death by Interview, Student Support Varies by Major, Student Confidence on Jobs, Succeed in The Future of Work, How to Not Suck as a Speaker. Our weekly...

    • Posted January 28, 2019
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  • Training the Workforce of the Future
    Workforce Development News – January 22, 2019

    This week: Things that Matter for Upward Mobility in the Labor Market, Training the Workforce of the Future, Why Most Performance Evaluations Are Biased, Industry 4.0 Holds The Key To Closing The Manufacturing Industry's Skills Gap, How...

    • Posted January 22, 2019
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  • Customer Service Skills
    Workforce Development News – January 14, 2019

    This week: Customer Service Skills that Every Employee Needs, How Manufacturers Will Tackle the Talent Shortage, Managing When the Future Is Unclear, LinkedIn St. Louis Workforce Report, Get Honest Productive Feedback, 2019 Job Search Trends, Career Mistakes...

    • Posted January 14, 2019
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  • Blue-Collar Workers are Now Scarcer than White-Collar Workers
    Workforce Development News – January 7, 2019

    This week: American Workers Still Need Skills Training, Opportunity Industries, Blue-Collar Workers are Now Scarcer than White-Collar Workers, Manufacturing’s Mixed Messages Aren't Helping Close Skills Gap, An Agenda Is How You Have Effective Meetings, Workforce Drug Use...

    • Posted January 7, 2019
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  • 2018 Corporate College Holiday Break
    Holiday Greetings From The Workforce Solutions Group

    Happy holidays from the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College! Please enjoy our holiday video card. The training rooms and testing center of the St. Louis Community College Corporate College are closed for the holiday...

    • Posted December 20, 2018
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  • How to Adjust to Automation
    Workforce Development News – December 17, 2018

    This week: How Timeboxing Works to Make You More Productive, Adjust to Automation, No Time to Retire, Phasing Retirement, Striking Findings from 2018, Ghosted Employers, Follow Up with People After a Conference, Top Skills to Include on...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • Pretty Much Everyone Defines A 'Good Job' the Same Way
    Workforce Development News – December 10, 2018

    This week: The Great Recession Hurt the Middle Class—Twice, Employment Outlook for Occupations That Don’t Require A Formal Educational Credential, Pretty Much Everyone Defines A 'Good Job' the Same Way, Economy is Steady But Wages Are Lagging,...

    • Posted December 10, 2018
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