All posts tagged "College"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Restoring Opportunity for The Working Class
    Workforce Development News – December 3, 2018

    This week: Restoring Opportunity for The Working Class, Helping Students Find Mentors in College, Must-Have Skills for Entry-Level Workers, Our Separate & Unequal Public Colleges, Answer the Most Common Interview Questions, Bad Interview Answers & How to...

    • Posted December 3, 2018
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  • Investing in America's Workforce
    Workforce Development News – November 19, 2018

    This week: There Will Be 4.6 Million Manufacturing Jobs to Fill in The Next Decade — and 2.4 Million of Them Will Go Unfilled, Balancing Work and Learning: Implications for Low-Income Students, Investing in America's Workforce: Improving...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • Creating A More Inclusive Culture
    Workforce Development News – October 22, 2018

    This week: Three Educational Pathways to Good Jobs, State of the Heartland, Creating A More Inclusive Culture, Data Skills You Actually Need, Uncover Company Culture in Interview, Highlight Job Skills on a Resume, Write an Irresistible Technical...

    • Posted October 22, 2018
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  • Careers in Construction
    Workforce Development News – August 27, 2018

    This week: Careers in Construction: Building Opportunity, Why Social Media Background Checks Are a Dumb Idea, Which College Majors Make The Most Money?, Women's Earnings, Fewer Americans are Making More Than Their Parents Did, Jobs That Will...

    • Posted August 27, 2018
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  • Rules of the College and Career Game
    Workforce Development News – May 21, 2018

    This week: Rules of the College and Career Game, Reasons that Career and Technical Education Doesn’t Preclude College, Tomorrow’s Factories Will Need Better Processes-Not Just Better Robots, Why Robots Won’t Inherit the Factory, Race, Economics, and Social...

    • Posted May 21, 2018
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  • Manufacturing Jobs Are Still Pretty Good Jobs
    Workforce Development News – April 9, 2018

    This week: Measuring and Closing the Skills Gap, Customer Retention Strategies that Work, Middle-Class Families Increasingly Look to Community Colleges, Manufacturing Jobs Are Still Pretty Good Jobs, Improve Operations Without Sacrificing Worker Safety, St. Louis LinkedIn Workforce...

    • Posted April 9, 2018
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