All posts tagged "Unemployment"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Build a Customer-Centric Culture
    Workforce Development News – October 8, 2018

    This week: Words and Phrases to Use When Talking to Customers, Build a Customer-Centric Culture, Where Does The American Middle Class Live?, Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest In Nearly 50 Years, LinkedIn Workforce Report St. Louis, Explain...

    • Posted October 8, 2018
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  • Engage Star Employees
    Workforce Development News – May 14, 2018

    This week: St. Louis’ economy doing better than many older industrial cities, Jobless Rate Drops as Labor Pool Shrinks, LinkedIn St. Louis May Workforce Report, Hire and Onboard to Engage Star Employees, Why Should We Hire You?,...

    • Posted May 14, 2018
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  • Nailing the Interview Process
    Workforce Development News – Nov. 6, 2017

    This week: Thirty Fastest Growing Occupations Projected to Account for 19 Percent of New Jobs from 2016 to 2026, How Wealth Inequality Has Changed Since The Great Recession, Significant Decline in Labor Participation Obscures Drop in Unemployment...

    • Posted November 6, 2017
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  • 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report Presentation by Alan Spell
    Video: 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report Presentation by Alan Spell

    Alan Spell, Research Manager at the Missouri Department of Economic Development (MERIC), presents the findings of the 2017 State of St. Louis Workforce Report. Alan summarizes our new research on the St. Louis economy, including an analysis...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
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  • The U.S. Economy Is … Fine
    Workforce Development News – July 10, 2017

    This week: The U.S. Economy Is Fine, Beyond the Monthly Jobs Report, Soft Wages May Soon Rise, Is Customer Satisfaction the Wrong Goal?, New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Preparing for a Career Fair, Better...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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  • Stop the Meeting Madness
    Workforce Development News – June 26, 2017

    This week: Stop the Meeting Madness, Meet The Out-of-Work, Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time, Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve, Will Robots Make Job Training (and Workers) Obsolete?, Changing Company Culture,...

    • Posted June 26, 2017
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